NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(NYC) Plethora of counterfeit Cabbage Patch dolls in United States examined; number sold last year and expected sales this Christmas season mentioned. [Dorothy WIGGLE - describes kerosene smell of fake dolls.] Fur Galleria's use of Cabbage Patch dolls as sales gimmick described, illustrated. Popularity of other toys considered. [FAO Schwartz psychologist Dr. Helen BOEM - compares psychological differences between Cabbage Patch dolls and robot toys.] Extravagant toys mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Mike Jensen
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