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New Frank Marshall Ventriloquist Dummy added to the collection… Used by Jimmy Jedrey

I just added a really wonderful Frank Marshall Ventriloquist dummy to the collection. This was used by the late Jimmy Jedrey. It also does have a lot of Mack in the face as well and only other vents will understand what that means? Either way she is a wonderful piece of ventriloquist history and is a terrific addition to the collection! I want to thank Bernard Geddry, Jimmy’s Nephew, and his wife Barbara for contacting me so that this wonderful museum […]

One of my favorite Frank Marshall Ventriloquist dummies in my collection

 I just love the face on  this 1940’s Frank Marshall ventriloquist dummy. All original…  

Frank Marshall Ventriloquist Wood Carved Marionette Head.

Here is a Frank Marshall Ventriloquist wood carved marionette head. It is in my collection and is one of my favorite pieces. Frank did not make that many marionettes so they are very rare to find…  

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.  He 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…