Monthly Archive: June 2011

Elly May is the role played over two hundred and sixty-four times by Donna Douglas in 1960’s series, The Beverly Hillbillies; and, Douglas has sued Mattel in Louisiana for making the “Elly May” doll in the Barbie Doll line. While Mattel claims to have obtained all necessary licenses to make the product under necessary channels, …

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