Elvis, Priscilla Barbies Wed

Graceland signs off on Mattel collectibles
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Aug 13, 2008 12:17 PM CDT
Five Texans waited overnight to toast the unveiling of the Elvis and Priscilla Barbie dolls at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn., yesterday.   (AP Photo/Greg Campbell)
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(Newser) – Elvis and Priscilla Presley wedding day Barbies are the latest in King kitsch, the AP reports. The $65 boxed set, released yesterday, draws on the couple’s 1967 wedding photo—groom in paisley, bride in tiara. One fan paid $6,800 for a pair of dolls signed by Priscilla, while others waited at Graceland overnight to fete the mannequins with wedding cake. (Read more Elvis Presley stories.)