Ventriloquist Central Collection Video Series – Frank Marshall Figure for Nate Proval

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Here’s a video showing a Frank Marshall creation that was made back in the early 1930’s for a Ventriloquist named Nate Proval. He went by the name of the Golden Bird.

You see his specialty was whistling and since he was also a ventriloquist his figure had to have this feature. This figure stands 40″ tall and has the head stick which goes to the bottom board. His head has 360 degree rotation. You can actually spin his head on his axis.

He has side moving self centering eyes, The left eye winks, both eyes blink ( both of these functions are the rolling eye style), he has slot jaw and whistling effect.

Click here to see more of this Frank Marshall Figure for Nate Proval


Have you seen the Frank Marshall Tribute DVD, click here


Ventriloquist Central is the brainchild of Dan Willinger and Steve Hurst. Dan 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. Steve is a ventriloquist as well as builder of ventriloquist figures. He also has a background in sales, marketing, building websites and computers. Because they both love the art of ventriloquism, the website Ventriloquist Central was born. For more information about the website, go to:

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