Category Archives: McElroy Brothers

Is It Possible to Collect Ventriloquist Figures Today?

A question I am asked over and over again is how can I purchase a Frank Marshall figure or a McElroy Brothers ventriloquist figure and I have a very hard time telling folks that it is not that easy. It … Continue reading

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The Cadillac Of Ventriloquist Figures – McElroy

One of the most often asked question of me is where someone can purchase a McElroy ventriloquist figure. I hate to give out the real answer but in reality there is no place at present time where you can purchase … Continue reading

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Ventriloquist Central Collection Video Series – Hamilton Black Figure Headstick

Here is a video showing the headstick of this Brian Hamilton black ventriloquist figure.

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Dan Lavender’s Cecil Wigglenose #2 For Ventriloquist Central Collection

Not too long ago we did a telephone talk with Bill Nelson and Dan Lavender. At that time it was mentioned that a figure was being created for the Ventriloquist Central Collection by Dan Lavender. I am happy to say … Continue reading

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McElroy Typewriter Keys

There has been much discussion about the fact that the McElroy figures were made with the controls being typewriter keys. This is not fact. The McElroy Brothers did in fact make levers with pads soldered to them but they were … Continue reading

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