2000s

1960s

... And the Award goes to David Mansour's "Behold the Valley of the Dolls!:

A Barbie Collection in Portraits!" 

Book Coming Soon!

1980s

Meet David Mansour!

Pop culture writer, photographer, artist, and collector David Mansour’s extensive doll and toy collection, including thousands of Barbies, inspired him to write his first book, From ABBA To Zoom: A Pop Culture Encyclopedia of the Late 20th Century.  He is currently working on his photo artwork and second book, Behold! The Valley of the Dolls: A Barbie Collection in Portraits,  David resides in sunny San Diego, California with husband John Bode, a family of adorable pets and his Barbie Collection. 

Sparkle, Barbie, Sparkle! 

"It's all make believe, isn't it?"

~ Marilyn Monroe 

Welcome to Behold! The Valley of the Dolls!, a showcase of doll photography by David Mansour.  Come behold photographs from David's 34 years of collecting his beloved Barbie and other favorite dolls.  Be bedazzled by his doll photography turned to mesmerizing art.  Sneak a peek at his upcoming book, Behold! The Valley of the Dolls: A Barbie Collection in Portraits.  View his story of how a gift of Barbie led to a collection of thousands and him honored as "the Man of Pop!"  David has totally gone beyond the valley of the dolls... and it's right in the heart of sunny San Diego, CA!

All photographs on this website are original to David Mansour and his doll collection.  They are the copyright of ©David James Mansour and ©Behold the Valley of the Dolls.   

David Mansour

​San Diego, California 

1970s


Behold The Valley of the Dolls


Over 34 years of doll collecting!  Thousands of dolls collected!

2010s

1990s