Mystery Ventriloquist, Ted Lloyd and Sagebrush Shorty

Ted Lloyd and Sagebrush Shorty

Lee Dean was correct in guessing this week’s mystery ventriloquist. It was Ted Lloyd with his sidekick, Sagebrush Shorty.

Keep watching for more mystery ventriloquists.




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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3 Responses to Mystery Ventriloquist, Ted Lloyd and Sagebrush Shorty

  1. jerry says:

    dummy was Bronco Billy; sagebrush was Teds stage name

  2. Xon says:

    whatever happened to sagebrush shorty? they say, due to an unfortunate incident in July 1960, ted lloyd lost his show. what was the incident?

  3. Nancy Kissell says:

    I have A very old picture of sagebrush shorty. I would like to know more about it. can you help

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