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the cute banker character from the Parker Brothers game 'Monopoly™'              links

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             very early Parker Brothers 'Monopoly™' game box (for $2.50)

Elizabeth Magie of Brentwood, Maryland created The Landlord's Game in 1904 (not successful); renamed & redesigned in early 1930s
(around Atlantic City, New Jersey) by Charles Darrow of Philadelphia; rights sold to Parker Brothers in 1935.
The game is now sold in over 110 countries around the world in 40 different languages.


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L i n k s
Monopoly Game entry at Wikipedia
Monopoly™ Wikia website
The Monopoly™ Store {300+ items} at Amazon

special edition Monopoly™ games
Monopoly™ Collector
Monopoly™ webring
The Monopoly™ Store based in Columbia, TN {last update 2008}

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Monopoly Board Game - Deluxe Anniversary Edition (1984) /B001MNRJ9E/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-NA-60th-Anniversary-Edition/dp/B0012WW864/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-A6984-Junior/dp/B00GMEWDQ2/
https://www.amazon.com/Millennium-Edition-2000-Monopoly-Game/dp/B00000IWFC/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Nostalgia-Wooden/dp/B01L4GYV1W/



Geographical  Gamesets
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Alaskas-Iditarod-Game/dp/B002ZYJ7LC/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Baltimore-Edition/dp/B0040M5RES/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-40231-Berlin/dp/B0002HWWN4/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Boston-Edition/dp/B0018HPRM0/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Chicago/dp/B016ARSW60/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Chicago-Edition/dp/B00001P4YI/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Den-Denver-Edition/dp/B0053MXZHK/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Grand-Rapids-Edition/dp/B004DFEEAA/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-40248-Hamburg/dp/B00008DP24/
https://www.amazon.com/Hawaii-Edition-Monopoly-Board-Game/dp/B008D917J8/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-NA-Idaho/dp/B003ZKGCIG/
http://www.amazon.com/Hasbro-40546-Monopoly-Indiana-Edition/dp/B000Y8D730/
https://www.amazon.com/Usaopoly-Vegas-2009-Monopoly-Games/dp/B01L4H2JHE/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-B6730-Mexico-Special-Edition/dp/B01C7DUD22/
Monopoly Board Game - Miami and The Beaches Edition /B0040FGQPY/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Napa-Valley/dp/B015YSDQYY/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN025-000-National-Parks-Edition/dp/B0074UA1UI/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-004794-Jersey/dp/B0007LQ182/
https://www.amazon.com/1995-York-City-Monopoly-Authorized/dp/B008X7SDWE/ = NYC
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Oklahoma-Centennial-Edition/dp/B001ERK0QC/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Oregon-Edition/dp/B005LD2RUM/
https://www.amazon.com/Washington-opoly-Washington-Monopoly-Unique-Tokens/dp/B00VPK74PS/

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Branded  Gamesets

A Christmas Story Collector's Edition Monopoly board game from Parker Brothers  "Monopoly™ A Christmas Story Collector's Edition" Board Game [2008]
multi-player board game age 8 & up [2008] out of prodn/scarce

. . . and lots more on Magic Lantern's "A Christmas Story" 1983 Movie Page


Monopoly Board Game - 'Batman' Collector's Edition /B00083HJK8/
Monopoly Board Game - 'Betty Boop' Collector's Edition /B000TRFRKC/
Monopoly Board Game - Corvette Edition /B0012JSCSU/
http://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Disney-Tin-Parker-Brothers/dp/B001AMB9VG/

Monopoly™ Dr. Who Edition board game from USAopoly  "Monopoly™ Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition" [2012]
USAopoly board game in 10½x15¾" box [12/2012] for $24.88

. . . and lots more on Magic Lantern's "Doctor Who" Television Series Page

Monopoly Board Game - 'Fantastic Four' Collector's Edition /B00083HJL2/

Game of Thrones Monopoly™ Board Game by USAopoly  "Monopoly™ Game of Thrones Collector's Edition" Board Game [2015]
USAopoly board game packaged in 15¾x10½x2-inch box [7/2015] for $44.88
Transports players into a world of intrigue, valor, and betrayal - you win, or you go bankrupt!; designed for 4 to 6 players ages 18 and up {sic}; box contains Westeros game board; rules on an elegant, rolled scroll secured with a ribbon; 6 oversized, hand sculpted tokens cast in zinc; two card decks; houses and hotels pieces are transformed into Villages and Keeps
. . . and lots more on Spirit of America Bookstore's "Game of Thrones" Novels & TV Page

Monopoly Board Game - 'James Bond 007' Collector's Edition /B000EXDOM4/
Monopoly Board Game - John Deere Edition /B0008FUBS8/
Monopoly Board Game - "Lord of The Rings" Collector's Edition /B00083HJJY/

Monopoly™ Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Collector's Edition board game  "Monopoly™ Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Collector's Edition"
Board Game [ages 8-15; 2012]

USAopoly board game in 10"x20" box [12/2012] for $39.99
. . . and lots more on the "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" Books & Song & Movies Page

Monopoly Board Game - 'The Muppets' Collector's Edition /B00009AVNU/
Monopoly Board Game - 'The Three Stooges' Collector's Edition /B004JO7K7O/

Monopoly™ game Trump Entertainment Resorts Edition  "Monopoly™ Trump Entertainment Resorts Collector's Edition" [2008]
designed for 3-8 players ages 10 & up; includes game board, six pewter tokens, title/deed cards, slot machine & table games cards, instructions, houses and hotels pieces are transformed into Trump Hotels & Trump Towers
Hasbro board game in 10¼x20x1½-inch box [2008] out of prodn/used
. . . and lots more on Spirit of America Bookstore's Donald J. Trump Page

Monopoly Board Game - Alan Turing Edition, published by Winning Moves Games in September 2012

https://www.amazon.com/Star-Wars-Clone-Monopoly/dp/B0017RUGWM/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Star-Wars-Classic-Trilogy/dp/B00005C5IM/
https://www.amazon.com/Mickey-Mouse-Monopoly-Anniversary-Collectors/dp/B000096P5F/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-700304001924-Elvis-Collectors-Edition/dp/B0006M9L4I/
https://www.amazon.com/MONOPOLY-Wizard-75th-Anniversary-Collectors/dp/B00BBKUXU0/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN076-305-AC-DC/dp/B004JO5PNA/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN047000-US-Marines/dp/B0009T2CMG/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-U-S-Space-Program-Edition/dp/B001AVN7ZS/
https://www.amazon.com/Love-Anniversary-Collectors-Monopoly-Board/dp/B000239FTC/
https://www.amazon.com/Looney-Monopoly-Pewter-Character-Tokens/dp/B00000IWGG/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN066-201-Klingon-Collectors-Edition/dp/B005P36PVU/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN031000-US-Army/dp/B0001WYKCQ/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-19643-Disney-Edition/dp/B001RNDR9A/
https://www.amazon.com/Century-of-Flight-Aviation-Monopoly/dp/B000239FTM/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Garfield-25th-Anniversary-Collectors/dp/B000099Z9O/
https://www.amazon.com/Ford-Thunderbird-50th-Anniversary-Monopoly/dp/B0009T2CM6/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN012056-Snoopy/dp/B0008FUBO2/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN056184-Transformers/dp/B001XCXEK2/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN036000-US-Navy/dp/B000FP30LG/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-The-Beatles-Collectors-Edition/dp/B00CDLJ1MC/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-40046-MONOPOLY-THE-SIMPSONS/dp/B0006GWPYM/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Scouts-America-95th-Anniversary/dp/B002Z5RBT6/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN011137-My-Marvel-Heroes/dp/B000F1HIUE/
https://www.amazon.com/UCLAOPOLY-temporary-relief-occasional-education/dp/B000O0SNG4/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-American-Express/dp/B003TM1ZVO/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Game-SpongeBob-SquarePants-Edition/dp/B01DB9SA3U/
https://www.amazon.com/Calopoly-University-California-Berkely-Monopoly/dp/B00FY3HZS8/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Pokemon-Edition-by/dp/B01LVXXWTH/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Hobbit-Board-Game/dp/B01L4GSTWY/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles/dp/B01L4GC6JG/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Comics-Retro-Board-Game/dp/B01L4G2OA2/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Junior-Game-Frozen-Edition/dp/B01DBAEDLM/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Mustang-Edition-by/dp/B01C6NBZUW/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Legend-Zelda-Board-Game/dp/B01ASIQ07U/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Milton-Keynes-by/dp/B01ASIB4KS/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Disney-Planes-by/dp/B017MZZEA6/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Jr-Disney-Channel/dp/B00U2019XU/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-UPS-Second-Edition/dp/B0043TT398/

Sports  Gamesets
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN015004-Boston-Red-Sox/dp/B000EXDOL0/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN016098-Chicago-Bears/dp/B0009T2CL2/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN037000-ESPN/dp/B000EULZBY/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Nascar-Official-Collectors-Edition/dp/B000YPG582/
https://www.amazon.com/Original-World-2004-Championship-Monopoly/dp/B0024ZFDME/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN081-316-Muhammad-Ali/dp/B004JO9A2M/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-GOLF-MONOPOLY-Game/dp/B000I00PTI/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN015007-San-Francisco-Giants/dp/B000B4SX6S/
https://www.amazon.com/Pittsburgh-Steelers-Super-Bowl-Monopoly/dp/B000EI4LFI/
https://www.amazon.com/Dodgers-Baseball-Collectors-Monopoly-Board/dp/B0000BWCZ7/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN017137-My-NHL/dp/B000F1HIVS/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN015037-Chicago-Cubs/dp/B0009V7WZG/
https://www.amazon.com/Chicago-White-Sox-World-Monopoly/dp/B000BX451Q/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN016043-Philadelphia-Eagles/dp/B000239FU6/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN029000-Snowboarding/dp/B0006FUEQO/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN016018-Green-Bay-Packers/dp/B00064XG2Y/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN015057-New-York-Mets/dp/B000HI7P4E/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN016019-New-England-Patriots/dp/B000BXHPE0/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Major-League-Baseball-Collectors/dp/B003UNA194/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN015003-New-York-Yankees/dp/B000GL1NQ8/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN016000-NFL-Collectors-Edition/dp/B0000BW75R/
https://www.amazon.com/Dallas-Cowboys-Monopoly-Collectors-Edition/dp/B00441LBTU/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN016011-New-York-Jets/dp/B000096P5M/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN015150-Atlanta-Braves/dp/B000EXDOME/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN016108-Minnesota-Vikings/dp/B0009T2CLC/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN016110-Washington-Redskins/dp/B0009T2CLM/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Bass-Fishing-Edition/dp/B00GYU7TW2/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-MN016043-Philadelphia-Eagles-Board/dp/B001FWYPS0/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Texas-State-Bobcat-Opoly/dp/B009SUNLEA/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Detroit-Pistons-Collectors-Edition/dp/B007DKRFJE/
https://www.amazon.com/Manchester-City-F-C-Monopoly/dp/B01L4G1LUQ/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Liverpool-FC-Board-Game/dp/B01L4FVNTQ/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-England-Football-Stars/dp/B01ASIDD5M/
https://www.amazon.com/Minnesota-Vikings-Monopoly-by/dp/B015YS401C/
https://www.amazon.com/Monopoly-Olympic-Games/dp/B00VKUHWTG/


Anti-Monopoly 1973 board game by Ralph Anspach  "Anti-Monopoly" board game [ages 8-15; 1973] Created by Ralph Anspach
"The Real Estate Game for the 21st Century" • Created because the Monopoly™ board game seemed to promote monopolies & banks as positive actors in the economy; trademark infringement lawsuits from Parker Brothers followed, which creator Anspach settled (i.e. won); revised in 1984 as Anti-Monopoly II and re-released in 2005 without the number suffix. For 2 to 6 players, ages 8 and up; includes game board, plastic playing pieces, cards, and play moneygame entry at Wikipedia
University Games set made in China - in 10"x15" box [2016] for $14.55
University Games set made in China - in 7½x4¾" tin travel box [2016] for $9.98
35th Anniv Edition: University Games set - in 10½"x10½" box [2008] out of prodn/used


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Movies & TV,  Stageplays,  Other  Media

Announced 9/2012: Emmett/Furla Films signed an agreement with Hasbro, Inc. for three films based on Hasbro properties in the next two years;
the first will be a big-screen version of the iconic board game "Monopoly", slated to begin production in 2013 • latest info at IMDb

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Works  About  Monopoly™

The Monopoly Book - Strategy and Tactics book by Maxine Brady  "The Monopoly Book: Strategy and Tactics of The World's Most Popular Game" [1976]
by Maxine Brady

David McKay Co. pb [4/76] out of print/used
Robert Hale Ltd. 9x6½ hardcover [11/78] out of print/used
Monopoly™ Companion book by Philip Orbanes  "The MONOPOLY™ Companion: The Players' Guide" [1988]
by Rich Uncle Pennybags, 'as told to Philip Orbanes'

"The Game From A to Z - Winning Tips - Trivia" - profusely illustrated
Sterling 7½x6 pb [11/2007] out of print/50+ used
Sterling 7½x6 pb [11/2007] out of print/used
Adams Media Corp. 2nd edition pb [9/99] out of print/used
Adams Media Corp. 7½x5½ pb [12/88] out of print/60+ used
Billion Dollar Monopoly Swindle book by Ralph Anspach  "The Billion Dollar Monopoly® Swindle: The True Story Behind Monopoly®"
[national bestseller 1998] by Ralph Anspach

Author created the board game "Anti-Monopoly" in 1973 because the Monopoly™ board game seemed to promote monopolies & banks as positive actors in the economy; trademark infringement lawsuits from Parker Brothers followed, which creator Anspach settled (i.e. won) in 1985
Xlibris 2nd edition 8½x5½ pb [10/2000] out of print/used
self-publd 8½x5¾ pb [7/98] out of print/used
Everything I Know About Business I Learned From Monopoly book by Alan Axelrod  
"Everything I Know About Business I Learned From Monopoly™: Successful Executives Reveal Strategic Lessons From The World's Greatest Board Game" [2002] by Alan Axelrod
Running Press 8½x6 pb [3/2004] out of print/50+ used
Running Press 9¼x6½ hardcover [10/2002] out of print/60+ used
Monopoly, The World's Most Famous Game book by Philip E. Orbanes  "Monopoly™: The World's Most Famous Game - and How It Got That Way" [2006]
by Philip E. Orbanes

Da Capo Press 9x6 pb [10/2007] for $13.38
Da Capo Press 9x6¼ hardcover [10/2006] out of print/50+ used
Under The Boardwalk Monopoly Story docufilm  "Under The Boardwalk: The Monopoly™ Story" docufilm [Rhino Films March 2011]
88-minute color documentary that focuses on the Monopoly™ national & world championships that are held around the world every four years, with lots of historical info, too. Co-produced & co-written by Craig Bentley & Kevin Tostado; directed by Kevin Tostado; featuring Zachary Levi (narrator), Anne Archer, Hank Azaria, Alec Baldwin, Elizabeth Banks, Tom Bosley, Carol Burnett, Bill Cosby, Joseph Cotten, Tina Fey, Salma Hayek, Helen Hunt, Samuel L. Jackson, Jay Leno, Jack Nicholson, Barack Obama, Alex Trebek
New Video Group color DVD [2/2012] for $15.49
full credits at IMDbofficial movie sitewatch official trailer [2:30] at Vimeo
Monopoly, Money & You book by Philip E. Orbanes  
"Monopoly™, Money, and You: How To Profit From The Game's Secrets of Success" [2013]
by Philip E. Orbanes

Kindle Edition from McGraw-Hill Education [3/2013] for $16.50
McGraw-Hill Education 8¾x7 pb [2/2013] for $21.29
The Monopolists / World's Favorite Board Game book by Mary Pilon  "The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and The Scandal Behind The World's Favorite Board Game" [2015] by Mary Pilon
Kindle Edition from Bloomsbury USA [2/2015] for $9.99
Bloomsbury USA pb [2/2016] for $11.43
Bloomsbury USA 9½x6½ hardcover [2/2015] for $15.16

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Monopoly 'old game' poster         parody/political statement 'Black Monopoly' board                  



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