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Featured Figure
Gutters

 

Date Created: 1982

Created by: Johnny Main

Used by: Johnny Main

Trivia: 
1. This figure was donated by Johnny Main's son, Johnny Main, Jr.
2. Gutters joined the Vent Haven collection in October of 2003, and was officially donated in July of 2004 during the 2004 ConVENTion.
3. Gutters was an alcoholic character, so named because he might be found lying in the "gutter."
4. Ventriloquist Johnny Main lived from July 23, 1938 to September 20, 2003.
5. Main began performing ventriloquism at the age of 14, and was a member of the Vent Haven Museum Board of Advisors.
6. Main's last performance with this figure was in May of 2003.
7. Main (whose real last name was Mianakian) was Vent Haven ConVENTion Ventriloquist of the Year in 1981.
8. Gutters is on display in Building Two of the museum in a part of the building that cannot be seen by either of the Quicktime Virtual Pans.

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