Beauty and The Beast's Belle from Burger King Kid's Meal, 1991

Summary

Fast food restaurants draw on popular culture for their children's meal toys. In 1991, Disney released the animated movie "Beauty and the Beast," adapted from the traditional French fairy tale. Besides Belle, Burger King offered three other characters: the Beast, Chip, and Cogsworth.

Fast food restaurants draw on popular culture for their children's meal toys. In 1991, Disney released the animated movie "Beauty and the Beast," adapted from the traditional French fairy tale. Besides Belle, Burger King offered three other characters: the Beast, Chip, and Cogsworth.

Artifact

Character toy

Date Made

1991

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

97.5.44.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Jeff and Marilyn Escue.

Material

Plastic (Organic material)

Technique

Injection molding

Color

Yellow
Brown
White (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 in

Width: 1.75 in  (at base)

Inscriptions

Stamped on lower side: DISNEY / CHINA / AP / RC9 / MFG. FOR BURGER KING

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