Living Doll

Alan Dein in a rare interview with Ruth Handler, creator of the Barbie doll, who died last month / As the ever-youthful Barbie celebrates her 40th birthday, Alan Dein travels to California to hear the true story behind the greatest body ever sold.

He meets the creators of the toy company Mattel, and their daughter Barbara, the real Barbie that launched a billion dolls.

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Alan Dein in a rare interview with Ruth Handler, creator of the Barbie doll, who died last month / As the ever-youthful Barbie celebrates her 40th birthday, Alan Dein travels to California to hear the true story behind the greatest body ever sold.

He meets the creators of the toy company Mattel, and their daughter Barbara, the real Barbie that launched a billion dolls.