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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┬ámovie 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 […]

Bought a new antique dummy today

I am in Cartersville, GA. visiting an old friend of mine I grew up with as we have a couple of days down on the road. He took me to the local magic shop in town and we met Al the owner of Pranksters magic and supply shop! He was a super nice guy to talk with and as we left with a few items I asked if he had any old ventriloquist dummies. He […]