The Six Million Dollar Man Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was made by Aladdin Industries in 1974. The lunch box features imagery based on Lee Majors hit TV show, The Six Million Dollar Man, which ran from 1974-1978 on ABC. The front of the box features Lee Major’s character Steve Austin using his bionic abilities to bend steel, leap a car, outrace a horse, and uproot a small tree. The opposite side shows Austin using his bionic strength to dispatch bad guys wielding a small tree.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1974
collected for nmah
Smithsonian Institution
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in x 8 in x 4 in; 20.955 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1988.3160.51
catalog number
1988.3160.51
nonaccession number
1988.3160
subject
Television
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
depicted
Allen Woodall and Sean Brickell. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes
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