Dolly Review: Disney Parks Attractionistas Holly

I actually bought Disney Parks Attractionistas Holly sometime last year, but am now just getting around to writing about her. She’s no longer available at the Disney Parks, so far as I know, nor is she on DisneyStore.com, but you can still find her on eBay.

The Attractionistas dolls are 12″ vinyl dolls themed around popular Disney Park attractions. The original series had six dolls, with two being added later on (Holly and Briar). I was lucky enough to visit DisneyStore.com one day and see both Holly and Briar on the site.  I am kicking myself for not picking up Brair (themed around Splash Mountain), who was nowhere to be found on the website when I looked again a week later.

Attractionistas Holly

Holly is themed around the popular Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. The story goes like this: “Classic stars of the silver screen sought rest and relaxation at the Hollywood Tower Hotel during the Golden Age of Hollywood. In 1939, during a gloomy Halloween night, 5 unfortunate hotel patrons were riding in the elevator when a violent storm struck the building… and they were never seen again. Whatever became of them and wherever they may have gone has remained a mystery to this day. The hotel closed down that night and has remained abandoned ever since.”

Attractionistas Holly

Holly caught my eye for a few reasons. First, I loved her monotone coloring. Her grey skin, silver eyes and blue-ish grey hair make her look as if she stepped out of an old black and white movie. Holly has a super cute 1940’s inspired hair style that adds to the mood of the doll. She’s very ‘old Hollywood’.

Attractionistas Holly

Her fitted red bellhop outfit is the second thing that caught my eye. It’s so cute and looks great with Holly’s coloring. Holly comes with a hat, gloves, shoes and purse. I love her purse’s design. While it doesn’t open, it is shaped like an old film reel tin! It’s very cool. Of course, Holly wears stylish knee-high boots to complete her look.

Attractionistas Holly

Terra is Holly’s pet Owl. He’s a solid molded accessory and super cute in his own right! Terra wears a hat that matches Holly’s. Overall, I’m happily surprised to see that Terra wasn’t an afterthought (which happens sometimes with pets).

Attractionistas Holly

Attractionistas have mostly hard vinyl bodies. Their legs are made of a more rubber like vinyl, which gives them clickable knees. They can feel a bit weird, but I found Holly to have less sticky legs than my other Attractionistas, Pearl. Her shoulders move up and out and her head turns well. Her hips should have movement, but it’s constricted, as she wears a tight 1940’s era pencil skirt.

Of all the Attractionistas produced, Holly is my favorite, even if the Tower of Terror is a ride that I would never, ever go on! (I don’t do rides that fall great distances! Nope! Never!) You can still find these on eBay and you may be able to find these at Disney Parks (but I suspect they went on clearance a long time ago).

What do you think of Holly? Share your thoughts in the comment area!

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September 8, 2017. Tags: . Uncategorized.

6 Comments

  1. Abbysdollsandsuch replied:

    I have this doll and absolutely love her, I picked her up on my Disney trip last year. I hope to get Pearl if the prices aren’t so bad. Liked your review-Abby

    • kewpie83 replied:

      Happy you got one when they were easy to find! I have a Holly, too, that I bought a while ago. Her jelly legs bothered me. Holly’s seem better.

  2. Margaret Ann replied:

    I’ve never seen this doll before so thank for such a detailed description of her! I like her color scheme and outfit a lot. It’s great that she is nicely articulated as well. I just googled Attractionistas and now I think that my favorite is Carrie 🙂

    • kewpie83 replied:

      Carrie is another cute one. Like so many disney park exclusives, the line got ‘lost’ somewhere and a lot of people missed it when it was easy to get.

  3. manikani2d replied:

    Discontinued? Oh my! She’s awesome! Love your review 😉

    • kewpie83 replied:

      I know. Well, to be fair, her ride was rebranded, so in California (at least) this doll had no real home.

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