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Ventriloquist Central Collection Video Series – Pinxy’s Charlie McCarthy

Here’s a video showing Pinxy’s Charlie McCarthy Ventriloquist Figure. George Pinxy Larsen was a contemporary of Frank Marshall, Ken Spencer and the other ventriloquist figure builders of the golden era. All of the makers were influenced by the popularity of … Continue reading

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Charlie McCarthy at Ventriloquist Central Collection

Ken Shapiro and Dan Willinger I celebrated my birthday this year at the Vent Haven ConVENTion and one of my good friends there presented me with a wonderful gift. Ken Shapiro, one of the last writers for Edgar Bergen, he … Continue reading

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Charlie McCarthy Clock By Gilbert Clock Corporation

Today I am very happy to show you a most unusual item that is super rare to find today. This is the Charlie McCarthy clock made by the Gilbert Co Corp. in Connecticut. The popularity of Charlie McCarthy was so … Continue reading

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The Cloths Make The Ventriloquist Figure

It has always been said that cloths make the man. Well I also believe that cloths make the ventriloquist character as well. This was clearly evident in how Edgar Bergen dressed Charlie McCarthy. He spared no expense with his character. … Continue reading

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Unequivocal Proof Of Charlie McCarthy’s Maker

The letter which you will read above was sent to me by Doug Preis of the Bergen Foundation. In this letter you can clearly read that Edgar Bergen gives all the credit for Charlie McCarthy to Theodore Mack. Like this … Continue reading

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