Tag Archives: Paul Winchell

Dan and Steve’s Heated Ventriloquist Figure Discussion

Steve and I are always discussing aspects of ventriloquism and what makes it really nice is that Steve is a ventriloquist and I am a collector. That makes for some very in depth and heated discussions. Well this particular evening … Continue reading

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Ventriloquist Central Video Collecting Series – Paul Winchell’s Toy Jerry Mahoney

Here’s a video showing a toy Jerry Mahoney that Paul Winchell used to produce. Like this blog post? Buy me a coffee or send me a tip!

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Paul Winchell’s Knucklehead Smiff on the Ventriloquist Marketplace

As a kid growing up all of us watched Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney on his show every Saturday morning it was a great show to watch filled with fun and surprises and of course those duo Jerry Mahoney and … Continue reading

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Jerry Mahoney The Spaceman

Jerry Mahoney was a spaceman and I can prove it. Here he is dressed in am original NASA space suit which was hand tailored by Russell Colley Like this blog post? Buy me a coffee or send me a tip!

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Ventriloquism, For Fun and Profit

  My partner Steve has his own website (as if he doesn’t do enough work as it is…..LOL)….and posted this to his blog yesterday. I thought he should share it with the Ventriloquist Central faithful too…. Like this blog post? … Continue reading

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More About Rita Winchell

I am happy to give some details to you about Rita Winchell. She is the younger sister of Paul Winchell. She did ventriloquism for the first 20 or so years of her life and was very accomplished but once she … Continue reading

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More Videos at Ventriloquist Central Videos

My partner and webmaster Steve has been busy all weekend providing more videos for everyone to enjoy on Ventriloquist Central Videos. When you get a moment, be sure to check it out, but make sure you have to time to … Continue reading

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Some Details Comparing Ventriloquist Figures, Jerry Mahoney & Knucklehead Smiff

Jerry Mahoney, Paul Winchell, Knucklehead Smiff Two of the most famous of all the ventriloquist figures are Jerry Mahoney and Knucklehead Smiff. What you may not know is that Knucklehead is a derivative of the Jerry Mahoney figure. During the … Continue reading

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Ventriloquist Central Video Collecting Series – A Brant Gilmer “Knucklehead Smiff” Figure

A few days ago I showed you this great little Brant Gilmer “Knucklehead Smiff”. A few of you emailed me to see a video of this little guy, so here it is. Like this blog post? Buy me a coffee … Continue reading

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Speaking of Jerry Mahoney

One of our regular readers (and someone I’ve done a few deals with from time to time), John Robinson sent me this email and shared some photos as well, so I thought I would share them with the Ventriloquist Central … Continue reading

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Controls on Jerry Mahoney Ventriloquist Figure

Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney I have been sitting and thinking about the functions that Jerry Mahoney had as a figure. In his original form he had mouth movement and side to side eyes. Paul used him like that for … Continue reading

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Ventriloquist Figure Functions

When is it too much? This is something I am asked all the time about functions on ventriloquist figures and this subject certainly has been covered before but since I was asked I thought I would chime in on the … Continue reading

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