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you grew up playing withIDEAL Toys' Evel Knievel action figures and vehicles of the 1970s, or weren't even born
yet and missed them all together, fear not! Figures Toy Company has the infamous daredevil in 8" and 12" sizes. As if that weren't exciting enough, these wonderful toys
are available in white and blue jumpsuit variations, too.
The images below are of first run factory
samples. First up are the 8 inch Evel Knievel figures.
12 inch versions seem to have a leaner, somewhat better proportioned look to them, but both sets of figures are quite
impressive to be sure.
what Evel Knievel toy tribute page would be complete without a classic IDEAL Toys TV commercial? How about a "product
feature video for a vintage 1970's Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle with Energizer Playset Toy" from Lucky Penny Shop.com? Admit it; this all amounts to one heck of a lot of kidult sized devil may care, two wheeled toy and
action figure fun!
And then below, there's this nice video production from CECOTOYS. The vid actually takes a bit too long to really get geared up, and is pretty heavy on credits for
such a brief production, but overall, it's incredibly informative and does an excellent job of showcasing the many wonderful
vintage Evel Knieval toys that IDEAL released from 1973 to 1977.