Tag Archives: puppets

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…  

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

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 […]

Back from Barcelona

I had a great time performing in Barcelona, Spain last week.  It was a short trip because I had get back to another show in the midwest on Tuesday. I flew back from Spain and got in a quick weekend getaway trip with the family to Santa Barbara and Solvang, CA. before I head to the midwest on Monday! Here are some fun shots I took while in Spain. I also found a great store […]

A Visit with John Gaughan

I went by master illusion builder John Gaughan’ warehouse today, he helped me touch up an illusion for a upcoming show. I also brought by a Toby Jug and we had fun comparing mine and one that he has together…  He also has an amazing collection and is a really great guy to work with!