Barbara (Barb) Haunted Doll ~ 18" Ideal Crissy Grow Doll ~ Paranormal ~ Wild Eyes ~ Active ~ Hippy Generation ~ Drugs
Barb HATES her full name, Barbara. She swears her mother named her that because she wanted her to "marry young" and not have her own life. She thinks the name is ugly. She actually obsesses on the fact that she hates her name SO MUCH. I think she uses that as an excuse for why she ran away from home. We got Barb from the man who had been caring for her for the past 10 years. He said he found her in a theatre in NYC. He has a few other haunted items but had no idea she was haunted until he got her home and had her there for a few days. He was planning on selling her because she is an amazing "Ideal Crissy Doll" and in great shape. Then Barb spoke to him. Straight up with no chasers, she just flat out spoke words to him that he could hear without the use of any tools. He thought he had lost his mind at first. After the initial shock wore off, they started a wonderful bond that lasted for a decade. The only reason Barb is here right now is that he has cancer and went into hospice. He told Lisa he did not want Barb to see him suffer, and that he knew he would see her again in the afterlife. She knows it too. Barb had grown up in Ohio and ran away from home at 14. She blames irreconcilable differences with her mother. She got on well with her dad and he would secretly send her money whenever she asked him to. Barb headed right for Hollywood in 1967. She survived well on her own, waiting on tables and taking acting gigs every so often. Nothing big. Barb was really pretty, but she was too short for movies. She got into drugs the following year. By 1969, she had been found overdosed in a motel in Sunset Beach. She was known in the "hippy" crowds. She was a fixture at protests and parties. She ended up as just another failed Hollywood dream. But Barb gets angry when we bring this up. She SWEARS she was murdered and that someone has a film of her death and subsequent SA assault. I do not doubt her one bit. Growing up in southern California we were all warned about this situation in school. How people would give free drugs only to kill/SA/assault a person. Barb SWEARS this is exactly what happened to her. She also swears that her "movie" is in the safe of a once-well-known Hollywood director that died in the late 1980s. She would not name names! She only said that she knows he is dead and that movie has never left the safe. She keeps tabs on the movie reel to this very day. I adore Barb, even though she can be a bit eccentric, I believe her story. I grew up in California and that kind of stuff did happen. Barb is extremely communicative and we barely need to use tools to talk to her. But she does love EVPs and using the PSB7. She is very direct. VERY direct. Wine and weed are great triggers/offerings for her.
ABOUT THE DOLL: She is a vinyl 18" Ideal Crissy grow Doll. Excellent shape. She will not come with a doll stand. She doesn't really need one. She stands on her own.
About ideal Crissy Dolls: Ideal Novelty and Toy Company originally produced teddy bears, in the 1930s they gave us Shirley Temple dolls, plus others, They were the first in their industry to make hard plastic dolls after World War II. In the 1970s Ideal gave us the grow hair Crissy family of dolls. Ideal dolls are made of; wood, cloth, composition, hard plastic, vinyl, and magic skin and are considered to be very good quality. Ideal Toy Company was acquired by the CBS Toy Company in 1982, which eventually merged with Mattel in 1992.
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This doll came from Lisa's personal collection. She has curated her dolls from around the world. Some picked up while she was on assignment overseas, and some were given to her. Some of them called out to her from second-hand shops. She studies them carefully and observes them for months before making any final assessments of their personality or behavior. Lisa's collection of Haunted and Enchanted dolls are some of the most intriguing in the world.
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