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Just added another Frank Marshall Ventriloquist antique dummy to the collection

frank marshall dummy

Here is a really cool Frank Marshall antique Ventriloquist dummy circa 1940’s. I love the face on this one. Frank Marshall made some of the most famous dummies of all time including Jerry Mahoney, Danny O’Day, Farfel and some say even Charlie McCarthy….  His pieces are are considered some of the rarest most collectible pieces today. I have been collecting ventriloquist dummies for over 20 years and I am always looking to add more.   […]

Heading to Sundance Festival next week for my daughters film Cooties….

andy gross wife and daughter

I am doing a 10 day tour in the North winding up at Prairie Knights Casino,  Near Bismark, ND… COLD… But lots of fun…  Then home for a couple days before heading out to Park City UT. next week with my dauther for the premiere of her new film Cooties… Should be a lot of fun… I just found this old picture of my beautiful wife April and I with Morgan at her first Sundance […]

Had fun at the Smithsonian Institute visiting Charlie McCarthy and Howdy Doody

Charlie McCarthy

I was back east last week wrapping up my Dec. shows in Pittsburgh, Philly, DC and Arlington, VA.  I had a couple of days down between shows and decided to go by the Smithsonian and see the original Charlie McCarthy and one of the original Howdy Doody puppets. Howdy is called Photo Doody as he was the original Howdy’s stand in for most photos etc. Here are some photos… DC is a great place to […]

My daughter Riley Jane Tide Commercial

Riley Jane

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Andy Gross with The Great Lester’s Dummy Broadway Eddie

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Here is an old photo I just found of me with The Great Lester’s figure Broadway Eddie! Also below is the Great Lester himself and Eddie!