Wonderful toy robots, space ships, astronauts, and comic characters produced by the Louis Marx Company from the 1950s to the 1970s are described and shown in color and black and white photographs. Prices are included among the descriptions.The toys were produced in tin or plastic and include wind-ups, battery powered toys, hoppers, and ramp walkers which light up, make noises, or scramble erratically around the room. Interviews with artists employed by the company add detail to this valuable text. This is an essential reference for anyone fascinated by toys.
Maxine A. Pinksy, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has studied, collected and written other books on Marx toys.


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