Settlement In Elly Mae Clampett Barbie Doll Suit

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The actress who played Elly May Clampett on the “The Beverly Hillbillies” has settled her lawsuit over a Barbie doll that uses the character’s name and likeness. An attorney for actress Donna Douglas says she settled with CBS and toymaker Mattel on Tuesday. Douglas’ lawsuit had sought at least $75,000. Details […]

‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Actress Sues Barbie Maker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The actress who played Elly May Clampett on the hit television series “The Beverly Hillbillies” is suing toy manufacturer Mattel Inc., claiming the company used her name and likeness for a Barbie doll without her authorization. The federal suit filed Wednesday in Baton Rouge, La., says packaging for the “Elly May” […]