A collection of vintage toy commercials put together by Jon Behrens. Do kids play war anymore?
Here’s a dramatic medieval battle, pitting East against West, with knights, horses, swords, shields, spears and archers… all animated with toys. This is another stop-motion film from Toyman Studios.
German toymaker, Playmobil, has a new Egypt play-set out that has been one of the highlights of the 2009 Toy Fair in New York City. It includes a giant pyramid with secret traps, treasure chamber, tombs and removable walls. But what is really great about this whole thing is that the company has produced a series of animated films based on the play-set’s characters. It’s a wonderful adventure in a fanciful ancient Egypt. You’ve got to see this. Here’s part 2 of the film. Here’s part 3.