Modern Arts - Ancient Skills

 

King of the Dummies

 

Marshall has a chat with a very new but not very shy ventriloquist's dummy.

 

FRANK MARSHALL

 

 

To Frank Marshall the famous McCarthy is only one of a family of hundreds of brash wooden midgets he has carved in the past 40 years.

 

CHARLIE McCARTHY'S birthday was a small home workshop in Chicago where a man named Frank Marshall works quietly amid a littler of heads, hands, wigs and other bits and pieces of a great family of ventriloquists' dummies.  For forty years Marshall has been known to ventriloquists as the only man who can be trusted to make or patch up their little wooden pals.

 

Article 1955 Machanix Illustrated

 


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