292: AMERICAN CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD AFRICAN-AMERICAN - Nov 13, 2010 | Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates in VA
AMERICAN CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD AFRICAN-AMERICAN VENTRILOQUIST DOLL head with movable mouth and applied hair, stuffe... on Nov 13, 2010
‘Talking Heads’: Puppets from the past
For his first personal assignment, celebrity photographer and director Matthew Rolston shot portraits of a different breed of entertainers — ventriloquist dummies. “I’m not a ventriloquism person,” Rolston said. But at the core of his celebrity photography is the human face. And these were the most fascinating faces.
47: Ventriloquist's dummy head: - Jan 07, 2006 | Brunk Auctions in NC
wood with carved and painted facial features, spring-loaded and adjustable mouth with string, cloth collar, some orig... on Jan 07, 2006
Early Ventriloquist Doll Head with Moving Eyes, Eyebrows, and Mouth
View this item and discover similar for sale at 1stdibs - Classic 1930s Vantriloquist doll head,,Mounted on oak pedistal.. Early Mechanism moves head,eyes,,eyelids and mouth,,Great patina,, age appropriate wear,,Head
30 Old and Unsettling Photographs of Ventriloquist Dummies - Flashbak
What is it about old photographs of ventriloquist dummies that make them a little off-putting, and often downright scary?
Creepy photos of ventriloquists' dummies show the scary side of the vintage shows
A recently-unveiled collection of photos of ventriloquists from the early 20th century shows how the mini-human dummies can be extremely terrifying.
515: Carved and Painted Wooden Black Ventriloquist's Du - Mar 07, 2010 | Skinner in MA
Carved and Painted Wooden Black Ventriloquist's Dummy, America, late 19th/early 20th century, with interior mechanism... on Mar 07, 2010
Vintage ventriloquism portraits were incredibly unnerving
Thanks to The Twilight Zone, it's not easy to succeed as a ventriloquist in this day and age. No matter how hard you and your dummy try to bring joy to the world, your audience is left silently wondering who will be next. They laugh out of fear and obligation, not mirth. It is less vaudeville, more hostage crisis.
Remarkable Early Ventriloquist Dummy
The early ventriloquist figure has a carved wood head with articulated mouth and great painted surface. The moveable arm has well carved hands in different positions. He is well dressed in suit and tie and has small leather shoes on. The figure has an opening in the back where the user could pull strings to make him "talk." The ventriloquist figure is pictured in American Vernacular by Frank Maresca/Roger Ricco on page 83 ex Marvill collection This is a most unusual ventriloquist figure in a…
Tribute to Ventriloquism | Ventriloquist Central | Ventriloquists of the 20th Century
DICK WESTON Figures: Clarence & Aunt Martha. Weston, a popular Las Vegas entertainer, built the two ventriloquist dummies himself and would conduct clever debates between the two.