Mystery Figure Builder


I know everyone likes to try and guess the identities of these old school ventriloquist personalities and when I found this picture it again filled this bill.

This fellow was a prolific figure builder and many ventriloquists owned and used one of his figures as a beginner and many used one as their main figure.

Can you guess who this famous maker happens top be?



Dan Willinger is a ventriloquism enthusiast and ventriloquist figure collector. He has been collecting for over 25 years. His collection of ventriloquist figures now numbers over 100 figures of which there are over 50 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:

Copyright 2009 by Dan Willinger

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3 Responses to Mystery Figure Builder

  1. Bob Isaacson says:

    it is J.C. Turner

  2. Curtis Jones says:

    Just a guess, J.C. Turner ?

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