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Andy Gross on Fox 21 news…

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Just added another Frank Marshall Ventriloquist antique dummy to the collection

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.   […]

Antique Ventriloquist Dummy for the Collection

Recently I was fortunate enough to be offered a very rare piece of Hollywood history memorabilia. I purchased the original ventriloquist dummy used by Lon Chaney in the 1924 silent film “The Unholy Three” The dummies name in the movie was Nemo and was made by Theodore Mack and Sons out of Chicago circa 1922. Many say that the original Charlie McCarthy was also made by Mack and Sons? This is an ongoing controversy amongst many […]

Collection

For over 20 years Andy Gross has been collecting ventriloquism and magic empherma. His collection now consists of over 250 antique ventriloquist dummies dating back to the early 1800’s. Andy is always looking to expand his ever growing collection of antique ventriloquist dummies and any related items to ventriloquism and or magic! Be sure to contact him today if you have anything that he may be interested in or if you are just curious as to what […]