Finally, My Own "Marshall" – By Steve Hurst

Like everyone else who reads this blog or goes to the Ventriloquist Central website, I would love to own a “Marshall” (of course referring to a Frank Marshall ventriloquist figure).

Dan sends me pictures and videos of these great figures and I post them on the website… all the time drooling and wishing I owned one for myself.

Helen, Dan’s wife and I have talked in the past and jokingly she would say if Dan ever made her mad, she would ship them to me. I would tell her that I didn’t care which one, just send me a “Marshall”.

A few years back after one of their vacations to Vegas, Helen said she had something for me. When I received the package in the mail, I immediately opened it up and low and behold, I finally have my own “Marshall”.




Gotta love Helen’s sense of humor.


If you would like to see some REAL Frank Marshall figures, click here.


Steve Hurst



Dan Willinger is a ventriloquism enthusiast and ventriloquist figure collector. He has been collecting for over 25 years. He created the Ventriloquist Central Collection. It now has over 100 ventriloquist figures and over 50 of them are Frank Marshall figures. Because of his love for the art of ventriloquism, Mr. Willinger created the website Ventriloquist Central. For more information about the website, go to:

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2 Responses to Finally, My Own "Marshall" – By Steve Hurst

  1. Lee Dean says:

    Now you can finally start a collection.

  2. Bob Conrad says:

    “Is that you, Mr Dillon?”

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