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Merchandise also included a variety of activity toys, games, and books. Bell Toys produced two versions of "Doctor Who and the Daleks Cutta-Mastic," a boxed toy that included a heated wire tool and thin sheets of expanded polystyrene which could be cut into Dalek shapes and then painted. Bell Toys also produced the "Dalek Eraza Board" in both boxed and carded versions, and a "Dalek Wonder Slate." Berwick Toy Co. Ltd. developed a "Dalek Stencil Set" and Louis Marx produced a "Dalek Construction Kit." Chad Valley added Doctor Who to its line of "Give-a-Show Projectors," with a separate Doctor Who set and the addition of the Doctor Who slides to other projector sets. Peter Pan Playthings Ltd. released "The “Dr. Who” Dalek Painting-by-Numbers" and Thomas Hope & Sankey Hudson Ltd. produced two sets of jigsaws: two wooden jigsaws with stand-up figures, and a total of five cardboard jigsaws; an initial set of four included “In the TARDIS,” which was withdrawn and replaced because it was felt that the TARDIS should not seem like an unsafe place to be. Two activity books were also produced: "The Dalek Painting Book" and "Paint and Draw the Film of Dr. Who and the Daleks," both from Souvenir Press in association with Panther Books Ltd. S. Guiterman & Co. Ltd through its Tower Press produced "The Dalek Transfers." Individual sheets with 40 transfers per sheet could be torn from a shop display card for purchase. The transfers featured Daleks, Mechanoids, Voord, Menoptra, Zarbi, and the TARDIS, which could be cut from the sheet, soaked in water, and slid off their backing-paper onto the skin. In December 1964, The Daily Express had launched a "Name a Dalek" competition in which 50 winners would receive a Dalek playsuit from Scorpion Automotives. Additionally, in early 1965, the Daily Express sent out a free, simple paper cut-out kit to construct a Dalek to every entrant of the competition. Finally, a license was granted to Clifford Thomas Printing Co. Ltd. to produce a Scotchlite Dalek, an image printed on a reflective, adhesive material. However, none of these are known to exist.
A number of boxed games were also produced. Louis Marx sold a series of Dalek Bagatelles in different shapes and sizes, and a "Dalek Shooting Game." It appears that the unsold stock of Louis Marx bagatelles was subsequently acquired by Grace Toys later in the 1960s and repackaged for sale (a practice that Grace Toys did with other toys and toymakers). Grace Toys appear to have taken the opportunity to sell their own Dalek branded bagatelles (probably unlicensed and inexpensively manufactured), which are shown in the gallery. Peter Pan Playthings Ltd. produced "Dr. Who and the Daleks – The Great Escape," a ball-bearing maze game; Cowan, de Groot made "Dr. Who – Dodge the Daleks," a board game with counters and a die; and Bell Toys developed the Dalek Oracle," a Magic Robot-style game.
Other toys included an inflatable Dalek punch bag produced by Scorpion Universal Toys Ltd., a plastic Dalek kite from Bowman Jenkins Ltd., and a set of Dalek Skittles from Randall & Wood Ltd. Selcol Products Ltd. produced a Dr. Who and the Daleks Spinning Top. The license granted to Chad Valley included the rights to develop a Dalek puppet as an addition to their popular TV character glove puppet range. None of these are known to exist, and although the Chad Valley glove puppets were extensively advertised and illustrated in contemporary catalogues, a Dalek is never shown. It’s possible, therefore, that the item was never developed.
Efforts to expand the merchandising beyond the Daleks met with only limited success. Cherilea Toys produced a Mechanoid, but since very few are known to exist, it suggests they were not popular. Cherilea subsequently re-used the moulds of the Mechanoid body with slight alterations to produce a Space Pod toy for their Spacemen range that was very popular at the time. (The definitive article on comparing Cherilea Mechanoids and Space Pods, written by collector, Mick Hall can be read here.) Herts Plastic Moulders also produced a large Mechanoid as a companion to their plastic Daleks.
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