Sold-Out Elsa's "Frozen" Dress Selling for $1,000 on eBay

By: Staff - CNN Contributed to This Report Email
By: Staff - CNN Contributed to This Report Email
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Courtesy: Jakks Pacific

Disney's "Frozen" is not only a box-office hit, the animated film is causing a frenzy on eBay.

Kids across the country are clamoring for "Frozen" merchandise, especially dress-up versions of queen Elsa's dress. But all version's of the sparkling ice-blue dress are sold out in U.S. stores.

On eBay, desperate parents can shell out over $1,000 to grab a limited-edition version of the dress that cost $149.95 when it first hit stores in mid-November.

A cheaper version made by toy maker Jakks Pacific, which originally retailed for $20, is also selling on eBay for between $150 and $350.

Frozen fever is not limited to Elsa.

The co-founder of Jakks Pacific tells CNN the company is continuously shipping out Elsa and Anna dresses and dolls, but they sell out as soon as they get onto store shelves.

Disney is taking unusual steps -- such as airlifting inventory from overseas -- to expedite shipments of Frozen-themed products to its more than 200 U.S. stores. It's also expanding the Frozen brand into sporting goods and electronics.

"Frozen" is Disney's highest-grossing animated film of all time.


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