Gallery of Dolls
There’s probably never been a more well-known ventriloquist figure than, Charlie McCarthy. He was created by Edgar Bergen and was his most famous side-kick for many years.
Mortimer Snerd was one of several ventriloquist figures used by Edgar Bergen. The characters were created by Bergen for his radio show in the 30s and 40s.
“The Howdy Doody” television show first aired in 1947. Howdy was a marionette and he and Buffalo Bob Smith were the stars of the show. Howdy Doody had red hair and 48 freckles.
Lester is the ventriloquist figure of Willie Tyler. They have traveled all over the country performing their special blend of comedy. They have also appeared on many television shows.
Danny O’Day was the creation of Jimmy Nelson. On Saturday mornings in the 50 and 60s children would see commercials of Jimmy, Danny, and Farfel the dog singing about Nestlé chocolate.