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Hi Johnson! I'm not really sure if this is what you need, but I've heard
that Todd Haynes (the director of Safe) has a movie called Superstar (or
something like that), which is a biopic on the life of Karen Carpenter. He
supposedly used Barbie dolls to portray the characters, but I have no way to
verify this. Oh well...I hope that helps you out...somehow!
 
Andrew Albert J. Ty
 
 
 
At 07:28 AM 6/7/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Hi all-- I'm teaching a class on American Iconizations of Beauty soon and
>am wondering if there are any films, doc. and otherwise, that deal
>with/interrogate Barbie and/or Ken.  I know that Whoppi Goldberg did a
>piece on having long blond hair in her Broadway show.  Can anybody else
>think of anything?  And does anybody know where I might be able to pick up
>an "Earing Magic Ken" (the "Gay" Ken doll?) that I don't think is still on
>the market.  I want to bring him in with the new "Share a Smile Becky
>Wheelchair Barbie doll" (Don't get me started on THAT!)
>
>Thanks much.
>
>--Johnson
>
>Johnson Cheu
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