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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Creepy Two Headed Dolls For The New Kids

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Times are achanging and new generations need different toys, like these two headed dolls, a sort of monster that takes from Tim Burton's Corpse Bride, Betty Boop, Manga Films and Japanese terror movies like the Ring. The shop, a wonderful place to buy curious modern stuff like this is on Ali Bei street near Passeig de Sant Joan, if I am not in a mistake. It was closed at the moment I took the picture so I had to stick my lens through the bars of the rolling metallic doors. Carrer Ali Bei is becoming a zone of comic and freak stores. In fact I believe there is a shop called Freaks at Ali Bei 10 that may be the place to find the dolls. Please any fan or freak correct me if I am wrong.

8 comments:

  1. Surely no child would be interested in this kind of "doll"!! It must serve as a conversation piece for adults??

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  2. Very unusual. Sort of a cross between Betty Boop and Tim Burton.

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  3. You are right Kate. They are meant for adults but I suppose kids will be attracted soon the way things are going.
    Thanks Rock for the remark.

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  4. Two heads are better than one?

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  5. Anonymous4:35 PM

    ooo if you like the dolls, check out the work of Camile Rose Garcia. That's probably hers.

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  6. -thanks Leighton.
    -As to the anonymous comments. I have to thank your help. I visited the site and it is almost identical. I still say they have a Betty Boop kind of look with a sort of macabre touch. But now upon looking at her artwork, I see more subtles influences, smarter than my humble suggestions. I am going to investigate. Thanks so much my friend. Here is her site:
    www.camillerosegarcia.com/

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  7. www.devoutdolls.com

    their plush and expensive but same theme

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  8. I just called my favorite comic book shop, Meltdown (Los Angeles) - where I saw this doll a few weeks ago - and I was informed that the doll is Sadie and Katie, one of Camille Rose Garcia's many cool dolls. Her site doesn't have them on it, but a search will tell you plenty. Adios amgigas y amigos!

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