Friday, May 27, 2011

Factory Worker


The gal who played the spoiled Veruca Salt in the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory movie has written a book about her experience shooting the film.

I did save my Everlasting Gobstopper but I sold it about eight years ago. I gather that it’s popping up at various auctions these days. I sold it before its price reached the dizzying heights of today. It wasn't candy. It's made from - if you can imagine - sort of molded plastic; something similar to what you would get in a lid on a takeaway cup of coffee.

Made of plastic?

I guess they really are everlasting.

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