Christmas Gifts We Left Behind – Hugo – The Man of a Thousand Faces (The Seventies, of course)

A vaguely creepy, more grown up and down right more exciting variant of the Mr. Potato Head toy – Hugo (The Man of a Thousand Faces!). Complete with a variety of props, this bald headed, Donald Pleasance look-a-like in a blue smock could transform into a Beatles impersonator mutation or whatever else you could put your young and fertile imagination too. I remember the whole affair smelling very rubbery and gluey (you got some glue to affix the various disguises to Hugos face). Lovely stuff. Hugo was produced by Kenner (released in the UK by Palitoy). Here are some pics…

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