Ventriloquist Central Collection Video Series – A Frank Marshall Special Order Figure

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Frank Marshall carved this fellow on Dec 1, 1945 according to the info inside the head. It was carved for a George Botzel from Iowa. Also inside it says repaired and repainted by Frank Marshall in 1953.

This guy is wonderful because to me he really resembles Jimmy Nelson’s Danny O’Day especially when his mouth is open. He has unusual configuration of movements because he has slot jaw and winkers/blinkers but no moving eyes.

Here’s a video of this little guy.


This was special order for sure.

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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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