El Chapulin Colorado Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1979. The lunch box has a red and blue design depicting scenes from the television series, El Chapulin Colorado. El Chapulin Colorado (The Red Grasshopper) ran from 1972-1979 on the Mexican station Televisa. Originally created in Mexico, the show was popular in Latin America and the United Sates, and is credited as inspiring the character of Bumblebee Man from the Simpsons.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1979
maker
Aladdin Industries
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 19 cm x 10 cm; 8 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
2001.3087.28
nonaccession number
2001.3087
catalog number
2001.3087.28
subject
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
Television
Family & Social Life
Television
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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