Mystery Ventriloquist Figure Maker


In keeping with our postings of personalities of the past concerning our great art of ventriloquism I have found this great picture of one of the builders of ventriloquist figures of the past. So lets see if you can give me this fellow’s name!!



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:

Copyright 2009 by Dan Willinger

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5 Responses to Mystery Ventriloquist Figure Maker

  1. Mike Palma says:

    Is That Jack Coats?

  2. Bob Isaacson says:

    I’m pretty sure that’s George “Pinxy” Larsen

  3. That IS Pinxy. You can see a poster of that photo at Vent Haven.

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