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Featured Figure:
Clyde

 

Clyde

Date Created: 1930's

Created by: Glenn and George McElroy

Used by: Howard L. Warringer

Trivia: 
1. This is one of the first three figures made by the McElroy brothers. 
2. This figure sold in the Abbott's Magic Catalog for $55.
3. W.S. bought this figure in 1964.
4. This figure is one of the simplest that the McElroys made; the only special features are a moving upper lip and moving eyebrows.
5. The name of the figure is still in question; "Clyde" is only mentioned in one print source in Mr. Berger's records.
6. Clyde is one of 10 McElroy creations on display at Vent Haven.
7. Clyde is on display in Building Three of the Museum. He can be seen on display in the Quicktime Virtual Pan Number Three (He is in the second row on the left visible as soon as the virtual pan loads).

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