Arts - Ancient Skills
Marshall has a chat with a
very new but not very shy ventriloquist's dummy.
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.
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.