Ventriloquist Central Video Collecting Series – An Original 1930’s Frank Marshall Figure

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This Marshall creation must have taken place during one of Marshall’s many drinking binges. Not a very pretty face.

He is totally original right down to the clothing. His hair is crepe and his mouth works with a string and ring which was an option that Marshall offered.

Notice the black legs and high button shoes which are also original. This fellow was carved in the 1930’s and was a part of the Bill Boley collection for many years.

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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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2 Responses to Ventriloquist Central Video Collecting Series – An Original 1930’s Frank Marshall Figure

  1. LeeDean says:

    When I look at this figure makes me think, well one has to start somewhere.

  2. Dan Willinger says:

    Lee your are right except for one thing, this is not a beginning figure for Frank Marshall. As I stated it was crafted in the 1930’s and more than likely while he was on one of his drunk binges.

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