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posted by angel028
Through computer animation, barbie has become the estrella of several feature films, including “Barbie in the Nutcracker,” “Barbie as Rapunzel,” “Barbie of cisne Lake” and “Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper.” And she has staked her claim on the Web with the popular Make Up barbie Game, which allows girls to alter her hair, makeup and en general, general look.

In the late 1990s, computer technology boomed, and in 1996, Mattel launched www.barbie.com, the official barbie website. In 1998, “My Design” was introduced on the site, allowing girls and collectors to decide what their barbie doll...
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posted by angel028
Eight months after Barbie’s debut at the Toy Fair, Mrs. Handler was, according to the Los Angeles Times, driving a rosado, rosa Thunderbird and running a half-million-dollar business.

Barbie sales continued strong throughout the early 1960s; her clothing, her accoutrements, and her Dream House adding to skyrocketing success. In 1961, Mattel brought out the ultimate barbie accessory: Ken, Barbie’s square-jawed, crew-cut sporting steady beau named for Mrs. Handler’s son.

In the late 1960s, with the women’s liberation movement, barbie seemed out of step with the new social reality and faltered a...
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Lyrics:
There's a place tu can go
Where your corazón is free
There's a rhythm
That's right for your soul

Take a breath, find your courage
And make the leap
Cause your feet always know where to go

And tu dance and tu dance in an endless flow
In the grace of a perfect design
Stepping out of the dark and into the glow
And the whole world will see when tu shine
You can shine (shine)
Shine (shine)

There's a beauty already inside of you
There's a difference that only you'll make
Every place that tu spin brings tu somewhere new
Finding hope every step that tu take

And tu dance and tu dance in an endless flow...
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"Connected" lyric ( Sara Paxton )

I'm blind-folded on this roller coaster they call life.
Keep trying to make it through the siguiente turn, knuckles white and holdin' tight.
So here I go, takin' a curve,
but I know that I'm never alone.
I think of you, I know you'd never let me go.

I feel connected, protected, it's like you're sitting right with me all the time.
You hear me, you're near me,
and everything else's gonna be alright.
'Cause nothin' can break this, nothin' can break this, nothin' can break this time.
Connected...connected inside.

It's not an accident, the time we spent apart.
But now we're so close,...
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For over 50 years, Barbie® has been a platform for young girls to live out their aspirations and explore possibilities. In keeping with that tradition, the Barbie® “I can be™…” line is all about letting young girls know that when they grow up, they can be…anything they want.

The barbie Team is looking to tu for video concepts for the Barbie® “I can be™…” campaign. The goal is to have a video that resonates with people, and there is flexibility in the en general, general tone – stories/videos can be anywhere from humorous/playful to sentimental/touching in theme. Your idea should...
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posted by angel028
barbie has younger sisters (Skipper, Stacie, Kelly, Krissy, the short-lived twins, Tutti and Todd), cousins (Francie and Jazzie), friends (Midge, Miko, Whitney, Nikki, Devon, Kira, to name a few) and of course, the steadfast Ken. But her parents played a minimal — and totally off-stage — role; no parent muñecas were ever produced. She is an agent on her own behalf, a singular sensation, living her own life, forging her own destiny. In all the scenarios in which she has played, the one role barbie never took on was that of wife, even though Mattel has made numerous bridal ensembles for her....
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posted by angel028
The barbie clan began its life as white and remained so until 1967, when “Colored Francie” made her debut. But this Francie doll was produced using the existing head molds for the white Francie, and, other than her dark skin, lacked any other distinguishing African features. The first African American doll in the barbie circulo, círculo is usually regarded as Christie, who appeared in 1968. It wasn’t until 1980 that actual black and Hispanic barbie muñecas hit the market. Yet despite Mattel’s attempt to take a más racially sensitive stance, Ann Ducille, professor of American and African-American...
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posted by angel028
barbie was born during the golden age of American post-World War II prosperity with its lushly saturated Technicolor movies, tidy new suburbs and cars as large as beached whales.

In the early 1950s, Mrs. Handler got the idea of creating an adult doll after observing her daughter’s fascination with adult paper dolls, whose clothing she was able to change.

Mrs. Handler envisioned a doll onto which girls could project their desire to act like, and indeed become, grown women. But the designers at Mattel initially balked, saying the level of detail that she wanted would make the doll prohibitively...
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posted by angel028
Part of Barbie’s power is the kind of projection she invites. “I designed barbie with a blank face so that the child could project her own dreams of the future onto Barbie,” Handler dicho in her book, “Dream Doll.” “I never wanted to play up the glamorous life of Barbie. I wanted the owner to create a personality for the doll.” Even the talking Barbies that appeared on the market never enjoyed the ascendancy that the mute, yet eloquent muñecas did.

Barbie was both a child of her time and completely cutting edge. As the historian and autor Stephanie Coontz has written, “the marketability...
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posted by angel028
barbie is a fashion doll manufactured por the American toy-company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration.
Barbie is the figurehead of a brand of Mattel muñecas and accessories, including other family members and collectible dolls. barbie has been an important part of the toy fashion doll market for over fifty years, and has been the subject of numerous controversies and lawsuits, often involving parody of the doll and her lifestyle.
Ruth Handler watched her daughter...
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9. Snow queen , barbie and the cisne princess,barbie in nutcracker, island princess
Snow queen - she has no greater powers than the one she already has , and so everyone has their own powers
Swan princess- tu are braver than what tu think
Nutcracker - Anything is possible
Island princess- There may be miracles awaiting,
They may be closer than we know,When we have amor to guide us as we go.

8. barbie dairies
Trust your true self



7 . barbie spy squad , barbie video games and princess power, barbie and the three musketeers

Barbie spy squad - Think before tu take your move
Barbie vedio game - Its...
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posted by angel028
There has always been a barbie backlash; mothers who refused to buy her, women who actively bashed her. Journalist-turned-novelist Anna Quindlen fantasized about driving a “silver lamé stake” through Barbie’s plastic heart; Pulitzer-prize winning novelist Carol Shields dicho Barbie’s expression, with “its dumb shine of self-absorption, its trippingly tartish look of one who is out for all she can get,” is “eerily disturbing.”

Barbie has been held responsible for eating disorders and charged with offering girls a wholly unrealistic body image. A typical barbie doll is 11.5 inches,...
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posted by angel028
~~~~~~Overview~~~~~~~~

Barbie, the single most successful doll ever produced, was the invention of Ruth Handler, one of the founders of the fledgling toy and novelty company, Mattel.

The petite plastic doll, named after her daughter, Barbara, made its debut on March 9, 1959 at the American International Toy Fair in New York City. For the occasion, barbie wore a black and white striped bathing suit, shoes and sunglasses. Her price was $3, a modest sum even then. A handful of outfits was displayed alongside her, costing between $1 and $3.

At least half of the Toy Fair buyers wanted nothing to do...
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posted by nmdis
- Hi Barbie!
- Hi Ken!
- tu wanna go for a ride?
- Sure, Ken!
- Jump in!
- Ha ha ha ha!

I'm a barbie girl in the barbie world
Life in plastic, it's fantastic
You can brush my hair, undress me everywhere
Imagination, life is your creation

Come on, Barbie, let's go party

I'm a barbie girl in the barbie world
Life in plastic, it's fantastic
You can brush my hair, undress me everywhere
Imagination, life is your creation

I'm a blonde single girl in the fantasía world
Dress me up, take your time, I'm your dollie
You're my doll, rock and roll, feel the glamour and pain
Kiss me here, touch me there,...
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(Barbie toys with moving, but she remodels instead)

Move o remodel? That's a pregunta many homeowners face, and barbie is no exception. After checking out houses across the country, the iconic doll decided to remodel her three-story inicial in Malibu, Calif.

"That's where most of her family and friends are, so she decided to keep her house but make it más up-to-date," dicho Michelle Chidoni, barbie spokeswoman and Mattel Corp. brand manager.
The result is the 2013 Dreamhouse, which hit stores Aug. 27 with a suggested price of $184.99.

In keeping with the lighthearted spirit of Mattel's marketing...
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posted by avonlady2
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posted by PrinceNicholes
 The first barbie doll was introduced in both blonde and brunette in March 1959.
The first Barbie doll was introduced in both blonde and brunette in March 1959.
Ruth Handler watched her daughter Barbara play with paper dolls, and noticed that she often enjoyed giving them adult roles. At the time, most children's toy muñecas were representations of infants. Realizing that there could be a gap in the market, Handler suggested the idea of an adult bodied doll to her husband Elliot, a co-founder of the Mattel toy company. He was unenthusiastic about the idea, as were Mattel's directors.

During a trip to europa in 1956 with her children Barbara and Kenneth, Ruth Handler came across a German toy doll called Bild Lilli. The adult figured doll was exactly what...
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Jay's Rocawear line looks like its going into the toy business por rolling out a line of barbie dolls.

In celebration of their 10th anniversary, Rocawear has teamed up with Mattel for a special collection of barbie muñecas -- all of which are black and rocking Rocawear clothing.

Further details regarding the deal and line of muñecas was unknown at press time.


Rocawear was created por jay z and Damon Dash in 1999, and going on to become one of the biggest urban lines in fashion. Both founders have since sold off their stakes in the company, but when jay z sold his interest for $204 million in 2007, he maintained some authority over the development of products, licensing, and marketing.
posted by BarbieStars101
barbie Millicent Roberts also known as Barbara Millicent Roberts.She was voiced por several talents: Kelly Sheridan, Diana Kaarina, Morwenna Banks, Sharon Lewis, Kate Higgins, Ashleigh Ball and Jodi Benson. Her canto voices include Melissa Lyons, Julie Stevens, Skye Sweetnam, Jennifer Waris, and Tiffany Giardina.Barbie is a teenage girl who lives in Malibu, California. She has a boyfriend named Ken, who was introduced in 1961. The couple broke up on Valentine's día in 2004, but got back together on Valentines día 2011. While they were broken up, barbie briefly dated a Californian boy named...
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