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Tale of the Tape

It’s the Paris Elegance Anastasia vs. the Princess Mermaid Ariel in a toy store showdown

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On Nov. 21, Twentieth Century Fox’s first animated feature, Anastasia, and the rerelease of Disney’s The Little Mermaid will be embroiled in a cartoon catfight at the box office. But the true battle will be going down in the aisles of America’s toy stores, where the Paris Elegance Anastasia doll will be duking it out with the Princess Mermaid Ariel figurine for control of America’s playrooms. Which doll has a better chance of being a contenduh?