Mr. Potato Head Pays Tribute To The Legendary Elvis PresleyJune 10th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
The Elvis Presley estate has firmed up a pact for Hasbro Inc. and PPW Toys to discharge an Elvis edition of Mr. Potato Head.
Kevin Kern is a spokesperson for Presley’s Graceland estate. He has divulged to The Commercial Appeal that the latest toy (Elvis potato heads) is one of the copious 15,000 Elvis-licensed goods. The latest toy is one the company is energized about.
The initial batch of the Elvis potato heads will be discharged for Elvis Tribute Week in the month of August. The toy will be in a jumpsuit. The first $20 model will consist of the legendary plastic potato in Presley’s illustrious white jumpsuit with a microphone and guitar. The model is listed to be discharged in August to match up with Elvis Week at Presley’s Graceland manor in Memphis.
A second edition will be on the marketplace for Christmas. It will be the resemblance dressed in black leather.
PPW Toys spokesperson, Dean Gorby, has contentedly declared that the Elvis Mr. Potato Head will enlarge the base of its audience from adolescent aficionados to adult toy collectors.
Elvis Week is a sequence of events associated with the anniversary of Presley’s shocking demise on August 16, 1977.
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