The Hollywood Doll Manufacturing
Company was founded in Glendale, California in 1941-1956, and
supplied more dolls to the market, than any other doll manufacturer
during that era. Miniature dolls are
5-8" tall, painted bisque, composition, hard plastic or vinyl and
can be jointed at the neck, hip and shoulder, have sleep eyes, mohair wig glued to head, closed mouths and have elaborate costumes to fit
their theme. Some of these dolls are also known as Dress Me type
Most of the dolls have the
words Hollywood Doll
and a star marking on their back, to identify your
specific theme for the dolls name, it may have to have it's original clothing, a box and or wrist tag.
See below for Hollywood doll names or themes.
Shown above, a Hollywood Doll Company - 1947 Queen for a Day
tall, all hard plastic, jointed at the neck, blue painted eyes, blonde wig over molded hair, dressed in a
beautiful long white satin and lace gown with full length
velvet and faux fur trimmed cape. Doll was made for the
TV program "Queen for a Day" that was popular during
this era. Doll marked on back: with a star, Hollywood
Photo courtesy of Jody's
Vintage Hollywood Dolls For Sale - use the search
ebay box to copy & paste or type a specific
doll name, etc., this is a category site
wide search, so be sure to include your search term plus Doll or anything
you may want to purchase.
Good luck we hope you find the doll of your dreams.
Hollywood Dolls Names or Themes Identified
Baby Buggy series, Ballerina, Bedtime Dolly,
Bridegroom, Bunny Rabbit, Cradle series, Everyday series, Little
Friends, Little One, Little Snow Baby, Lucky Star series, Lullaby
series, Nun, Nursery Rhymes series, Old Mother Witch, Peter Rabbit,
Playmates, Princess series, Queen for a Day, Sweetheart series,
Toyland series, Rock-A-Bye baby, Western series, Wishes.