Raggedy Ann


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Raggedy Ann

good-natured despite misadventures; doll with perpetual smile. [Children’s Lit.: Raggedy Ann Stories]
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Punch, Amber Mathesius as Bunny, Gwyn James as Raggedy Ann, Milly Sangalang as Baby Doll, Sarah Yonamine as Elf, and Jennifer Acevedo as Statue.
I had Dracula, clown, flapper, saloon girl, mummy - sort of gory - and oh yes, a Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy pair.
The Hess gas station's Facebook page suggested this 50th anniversary year was the perfect time to include its toy truck, and Raggedy Ann fans in yarn wigs picketed for her inclusion in 2002.
Among the many objects from paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren's cabinet of demonically possessed curiosities that got their close-ups in "The Conjuring," the indisputable scene-stealer was Annabelle, a pigtailed, rosy-cheeked wooden moppet who looked like Howdy Doody in drag, or Raggedy Ann after a long night in the wrong part of town.
For the middle and more privileged classes, he has always been a bit of a raggedy ann imposter and that sense of ridicule could easily percolate to the common man.
Drawing from a rich and provocative archive that runs the gamut from nineteenth-century children's literature to child theater stars to Raggedy Ann dolls to Civil Rights--era interviews, Bernstein argues that children are continually being asked to perform certain roles.
In the '80s and '90s, when I was delivering grandma-approved performances in The Wizard of Oz and Raggedy Ann and Andy, my hometown scene began and ended with the Chattanooga Theatre Centre, a community theatre with a million-dollar budget and two spaces in a gorgeous complex on the Tennessee River.
The Mazza Museum is a global collection that includes illustrators such as Robert McCloskey, known for "Make Way for Ducklings,'' Randolph Caldecott, for whom the Caldecott Medal was named, and Johnny Gruelle, creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy.
In her effort to insist that Raggedy Ann represents "the complicated black-and-whiteness of the face-painted minstrel performer .
I lost my wedding ring behind Harrods," 2011, a series of nineteen text-and-ink drawings on graph paper, is a litany of things people have lost: a Raggedy Ann doll, a childhood home, trust in people, the imagination of time, a deceased dog's collar, reading attention, escalator etiquette, a mother's necklace.