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a ghost.. a real ghost.. has no need to die.. what is she except a being without access to the universe that she has not yet managed to forget? ~ randall jarrell
my ghost toy catalogue ~ an inventory of ghost toys & collectibles old & new including toxic toys, toxic's library & halloweeniana..
New Gumby Comic Books are here!!
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ghost pix album ~ rpg videogame screenshots, lol kitties & all kinds of goodies..
toxic was here album ~
vintage socal birthdays & halloweens, etc..
~ copyright 2008 all rights reserved

ghost stories
(blood & butterflies..)

  • these are excerpts from the book toxic & i wrote about our childhood... it's called 'brenda was here'.. let me know what you think/comments? p.s. stories here are non fiction/true. (privately hosted ~ if you're interested in reading this just ask:)
ghost at the gate's items Go to ghost at the gate's photostream
Bc x
toxic tricks & treats album (sound up)
Collector's Corner LBPT

vintage recipes for children

  • ludwig von drake animal pancakes
    deliciously classic or wonderfully gross, these vintage recipes for kids from the golden magazine for boys & girls or jack & jill magazine are fun even if they don't make it to your table..
    ~ copyright 2012 all rights reserved

kids' meals

  • happy meals
    kids' meal boxes, buckets, bags & cups for various promotions from over the years ~ (a work in progress, there are more of these to come..)


  • pogs
    assorted pogs..


  • zbots
    collector cards, trading cards, card games & stickers etc..
my comic book page..

other cool sites ~

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marx pretty maid modern kitchen

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brace yourself for a lengthy post with lots of pictures! ~

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when i saw this vintage 50's era tin marx kitchen set come up on ebay i was elated ~

Marx pretty maid modern kitchen

first of all because i love tin, especially vintage & dollhouse toys ~

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but also because being host of gumbyland & a lifelong fan i immediately recognized this as gumby's kitchen from the original classic episode 'robot rumpus' & others ~

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gumby goes to this fridge for a bottle of milk as he's talking to his mom (in fact he ends up inside it later on..) ~

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& there's the milk! ~

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well needless to say, i won the auction & brought this magnificent toy home to gumbyland ~

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my hubby (bdhp) bought it for me as a valentine's day gift! he's been my santa of sorts for many years, he knows a toy like this is better than diamonds to me ~

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crisper drawers at the bottom of the icebox just like toxic's childhood fridge ~

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gumby's mom looked out this window into a garden & what i think is a well ~

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there's a radio on the wall & a dishwasher you can fill with tiny dishes ~

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with shelves for cup & saucers & plates ~

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the stove shows a turkey roasting in the oven ~

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& there it is! ~

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more shelves for pots & pans & canned goods ~

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as well as a broom closet ~

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this toy is in exceptional condition for its age & it's pretty big at 2 feet across & about a foot tall ~

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with the original box ~

Marx modern kitchen set

louis marx & co inc ny ~

Marx modern kitchen set box 2

have you all of them? ~

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i love this vintage label still on the box ~

From santa vintage x

from santa ~

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the turkey is shown on the box & i believe these red items are original to the set ~

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as are these dishes, which have a similar toy mark as on the box ~

Vintage toy dishes

& pots & pans ~

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food items ~

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& accessories ~

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telephone, clock, vaccuum cleaner & ironing board ~

Vintage kitchen

these canned goods may have been added in later ~

Vintage toy food

corn, tomatoes & cleaning products ~

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as well as these other items ~

Renwal toys 1

cardtable with collapseable legs marked renwall toys ~

Renwal toys

mixing bowl & tiny iron toasters ~

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these yellow items may or may not be original to the set? ~

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i'm so happy to have this new (old) item in my toyroom.. :)
if you enjoy this kind of toy check back soon here at the lost & found..

ghost & toxic





my photo albums (sound up!)
Plague dr
the lost album - click to visit my current photo album (sound up)
visit gumby's childhood home..
Note: if the audio doesn't play for you on these albums please go directly to my gumbyland & gallery website, where the audio plays perfectly on laptops & pcs :)
Mini houses
our mini houses (sound up)
Nature trails
our nature trails (sound up)
Baker's tour
baker's tour painting by bren..
Gumby moon
gumby trapped on the moon..
gumby rain spirits by bren..
The snowman
the snowman by bren..
blue star drive-in (toxic toys)
blackbird's outpost dollscape..
Dolly freakshow main
halloween dolly freakshow
floorsleeper/blue house dollscape..
Wild kitty club
girls kick ass
Lilac house
lilac house..
Raven's rest
raven's rest house..
Charlotte house
charlotte house..
Sunset house
sunset house
Innsmouth main
innsmouth house
caution! zombarbies!
box of bees installation..
patchwork playhouse..
xyz dollscape
annie's saturday house..
Toyroom mouse
hiding places installation..
Autumn butterfly
autumn butterfly installation..
doll medicine dollscape (warning graphic content)
monkey lab installation
toxic dollies dollscape
never open your eyes dollscape (warning graphic content)
collidescope dollscape (warning graphic content)
migraine dolls sickroom dollscape
Haunted forest
the haunted forest installation
pandora installation
lost hollow digital art album (warning graphic content)
Lonely trees
january trees photo album
cemeteria photo album
ghost garden album
Butterfly tryals
butterfly trials album
Mr horse
halloween photo album (warning graphic content)
Doll life main
doll life
Little sister
dreamcatcher/dreamkeeper (warning graphic content)
Bad blood
bad blood by bren
Little deaths
little deaths
Closet skeleton
closet skeleton
Doll chest
doll chest
Little miss dx
little miss dx
ghost's halloween house..
Ghost house
in a ghost house..
Rags main
Toxic inner child icon
toxic inner child dollscape
Frozen charlotte
frozen charlotte
November sad lisa
sad lisa
Crying monster main
crying monster
The halloween party oz tricks & treats
halloween party
Gumby's xmas crisis
gumby in christmas crisis (powerpoint show by bren)

ghostgallery coloring book

  • annie
    copyright 2021 ghost art brenda roudebush all rights reserved

mindless art

  • the tingler
    an album of mindless random drawings including vintage television & retro kid shows ~ old vhs tape covers etc..

    ~ copyright 2008 all rights reserved

toxic tv

  • a gumby adventure
    feel free to change the channel..
abstractions (sound up)
friendlyghost gamepage..
backyard birdies (sound up)
The kitties
the kitties (sound up)

haunted home movies..

art albums ~ use a laptop or pc with sound up!