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A Frank Marshall Ventriloquist dummy from my collection

Here is a nice example of a Frank Marshall Ventriloquist dummy. Frank carved some of the most well known ventriloquist dummies in history including, Jerry Mahoney, Danny O’Day, Farfel and some even say Charlie McCarthy. Frank was responsible for creating the look that most people picture when they think of a typical wood carved ventriloquist dummy. This one was used by Jimmy Fitzgerald in the late 30’s until his retirement. ┬áHe is now in my […]

Cool Shot of McElroy Ventriloquist Dummy

I am in the airport waiting to get out of South Dakota.. it is 1 degree… So Orlando will be nice tonight… I just saw this cool shot of my my 75 year old McElroy ventriloquist dummy. All original..

Here is a a photo of one of my most recent antique ventriloquist dummy additions…

Here is a a photo of one of my most recent antique ventriloquist dummy additions to the collection. This was built circa 1950 by Len Insull out of England. It is an extremely rare face that has over 6 mechanical movements in mint cond. Note the upper and lower moving mouth is made from leather…