The Winston Churchill celebrity doll depicts him as the Prime Minister of United Kingdom. The doll was made by TimeCapsule Toys Inc. in 2005. TimeCapsule Toys is the renaming of Toypresidents, Inc. when the company decided to expand their product line beyond Presidents and push the talking action figures as educational toys.
The talking Churchill doll in his voice says 25 unique and authentic phrases like “Ah, this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning”, “You ask, ‘What is our aim?’ I can only say one word–victory, victory at all costs.”, and ” It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” A button under the lapel of the suit plays one phrase with each push through a speaker in the belly of the doll. Since the phrases are taken from real recordings, some are very clear and some are incomprehensible through the static of the recordings. The 3 button batteries (LR44/L1154) are changeable.
Hear the Winston Churchill audio track from the action figure belly speaker (Given the audio equipment and radio broadcast at the time, some of sound bites are very scratchy.):
With the doll comes an adjustable doll stand, a hat (loose in box photo because the rubber band holding it to the box had decayed from age) , and a biographical pamphlet. The outfit consists of a lined navy pinstripe suit with tiny navy buttons, matching vest, white collared dress shirt, blue polka dot bow tie, black socks and shoes, suspenders with real suede attachments, and boxer underwear with the Union Jack stamped on them.
The doll is fully articulated at the major joints including wrists and ankles and very easy to pose.
To get the current prices of the TimeCapsule Winston Churchill talking action figure try these links (it was a limited run and the doll is not always available for sale):
To see the complete list of ToyPresidents and TimeCapsule dolls from Toypresidents, Inc original website in 2008, use this link.
Complete list of Toypresidents, Inc. dolls from 2008. – A screen capture from their website.
To see all the ToyPresidents/Timecapsule Inc. dolls in the Celebrity Doll Museum collection use this link.
Celebrity Doll Museum collection of ToyPresidents/Timecapsule Talking Action Figures.