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Re: BABY FRANKENSTEIN
« Reply #30 on: November 29, 2015, 11:55:22 PM »
Wouldn't you know it.  Our puzzlement about Baby Frankenstein was answered way back in 1992 by Mad Magazine's Don Martin with this 15" x 20" poster.



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Another Baby Frankenstein mystery solved.
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Re: BABY FRANKENSTEIN
« Reply #31 on: May 20, 2016, 05:09:02 PM »
Just when you thought this thread was safely consigned to the past...


I turned up another Baby Frankenstein item.  This one is a 6" plastic letter opener.  The park exclusive item is dated 1976.


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The figure on top is one of those odd renderings where the colors are separated by raised ridges and the flat areas are all recessed.  It looks OK head-on but kinda weird from an angle.

Betcha can't wait 'til I add another item to my Baby Frankenstein collection.


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« Reply #32 on: September 29, 2016, 08:13:29 PM »

This generously-sized Baby Frankenstein Sun Bonnet or "Bucket Hat" is constructed of 4 pie slice-shaped panels with blue denim outer cloth and white linen inners.  The silk-screened(?) image is dated 1976.









The simple construction lacks any attached headband.  This may account for it's excellent condition after all these years.  The little person who's head it was intended to protect probably pulled it off every time it was put on.  There is no apparent wear at all.

While I am delighted by the pristine condition of the hat, I do hope the little one didn't suffer too severe a sunburn during his day at Universal Studios.



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Re: BABY FRANKENSTEIN
« Reply #33 on: September 29, 2016, 09:12:22 PM »
We'd be better off it Baby Frankenstein were part of the Style Guide. 

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« Reply #34 on: September 29, 2016, 11:01:31 PM »
We'd be better off it Baby Frankenstein were part of the Style Guide.

The park Frankenstein colors seem to be limited to variations of brown, green, grey and black.

The park Baby Frankenstein doesn't seem to have any firm color guidelines at all.

All of the Baby Frankenstein items pictured in this thread are mine.  Many of them are the only examples of those products that I have ever seen.  The only "common" items I have encountered are the postcards, buttons and banks.

Do any of you have or know of Baby Frankenstein items that are not detailed here?  I'd love to see them.

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Re: BABY FRANKENSTEIN
« Reply #35 on: January 16, 2017, 06:04:06 AM »
I found this in a 1976 Universal Studios Fun Pak in my amusement park collection. It's not a great rendering, but that's definitely Baby Frank (making a politically incorrect joke, nonetheless)!

http://i1226.photobucket.com/albums/ee412/a71678/BabyFrankenstein_zpsfd06cf77.jpg


Here is the "Fun Pak" image referenced above:



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Re: BABY FRANKENSTEIN
« Reply #36 on: January 16, 2017, 02:29:40 PM »
Here is the "Fun Pak" image referenced above:



They don't make 'em like they used to.   :o  Truly a crumbling castle of a bygone age.   ::)

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Re: BABY FRANKENSTEIN
« Reply #37 on: March 18, 2017, 06:47:45 PM »
This surprisingly heavy 16" Baby Frankenstein back scratcher was made in Hong Kong in 1976.
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The plastic is unusually thick for an item like this.  Makes for a nice, high relief in the sculpt, and accounts for the heavy weight.

I've never seen another like it - Have you?
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Re: BABY FRANKENSTEIN
« Reply #38 on: November 15, 2017, 05:53:01 AM »
It occurs to me that if I saw this when I was little I might have thought this was who the Son of Frankenstein that I'd heard of was.

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Re: BABY FRANKENSTEIN
« Reply #39 on: November 19, 2017, 11:34:13 AM »
Well, here's something I thought I would never see.

An Indonesian seller is offering these modern "Reprints" of a Baby Frankenstein T-Shirt.  Not sure they are re-prints, as I have never seen an "original" before.





Guess they thought they would cash in on the Baby Frankenstein mania that exists here in the U.S.  Oh, wait.  They think he is Eddie Munster - that mania.








(The very least they could have done was iron the shirt before taking the auction picture.)
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« Reply #40 on: February 16, 2018, 10:06:25 PM »

I was really surprised to see this bank sell for so much.  As the Seller states, it is in pretty "rough condition".


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Re: BABY FRANKENSTEIN
« Reply #41 on: April 17, 2018, 12:06:42 PM »
Hey everyone.  Thanks for posting all the additional pictures! I am becoming obsessed with Baby Frankenstein.  I'm not an artist or anything, but I am seriously planning on making an amateur version of this little guy for my 2016 Halloween yard display. There's something about that face!  I have a 5' Frankenstein that was sold at one of the value stores a few years ago, and I am hoping to use him as a base.

Did anything ever come of this notion?  If so, were pictures taken?
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Re: BABY FRANKENSTEIN
« Reply #42 on: July 08, 2021, 09:27:28 PM »
Someone REALLY wanted this Baby Frankenstein Bank.  Both bids were from the same bidder.



As much as I like the Baby (all of the items pictured in this thread are in my collection), I could not bring myself to pay this much for one of these ceramic banks.

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Re: BABY FRANKENSTEIN
« Reply #43 on: July 08, 2021, 10:07:52 PM »
Both bids were from the same bidder.

So, that was the starting bid, then.
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Re: BABY FRANKENSTEIN
« Reply #44 on: July 09, 2021, 04:01:00 AM »
Baby Frankenstein went away because kids would abuse the actress in the costume.  I think the last straw came when a kid jammed a pencil  into her ear requiring medical attention.       
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