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Don Poynter built a business on jokey (sometimes naughty, often weird) gift products. Now some of those are in the collections of Cincinnati Museum Center.
A local designer held the blonde bombshell in the palm of his hand.
Kenner Products, the Cincinnati company that introduced such enduring toys as the Star Wars figurines, Easy Bake Oven, the Bubbl-Matic Gun and Strawberry Shortcake dolls, is returning to the city it left in 2000. As a mural in ArtWorks’ Cincinnati Heritage series, that is.
Kenner Products hit lightspeed when it unveiled its original line of Star Wars action figures in the late ’70s, turning legions of fans into fanatics. Nearly four decades later, on the eve of yet another installment of the film franchise, that old force is still going strong.