FEATURES MARVIN GLASS

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The Titan of Toy Invention

Written and illustrated by Bob Knetzger

Marvin Glass was the man behind Mouse Trap, Operation, Lite-Brite, Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, and dozens of other iconic toys and games.

His innovative products changed the world, yet he was never satisfied and always working on the next thing. He was a flamboyant showman and delighted in cleverly presenting his latest top-secret ideas. He earned the fierce loyalty of his employees, although he could be exceedingly difficult, even abusive. He was a genius when it came to design, but he didn’t invent his most famous products himself. His personal life was complicated ...

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