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Featured Figures

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Billy

Cecil
Champagne Charlie
Charlie McCarthy
Cleo
Clyde
Coach
Coram Head

Elmer

Farfel
Farmer's Wife

George
George
Granny

Gutters

Hanley Head

Jacko
Jane Jones
Jerry
Jerry J. Jerrie
Jerry O'Brien
Jerry O'Leary
Joe Flip
Joe Nemo
Johnny
Johnny Jordan
Junior
Junior

Kenny Talk
Knucklhead Smiff

Lester Boy
Little Joe

Maisie
Max

Oscar

Quitz

Reagan
Red Flannels

Rosita

Sammy
Selberg Boy
Shorty Jones
Skinny Hamilton

Terry
Tommy Baloney

Windsor Boy
Woody DeForest

 

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Featured Figure:
Johnny

Created by: George and Glenn McElroy

Used by: George Pullin

Trivia: 
1. Johnny was originally used by ventriloquist George Pullin, who was born in 1886.
2. Johnny joined the Vent Haven collection on August 23, 1951.
3. Berger traded two figures and $25 cash for Johnny.
4. Like all McElroy figures, Johnny has a number of movements, including moving eyes and eyebrows, a stick out tongue, a moving nose, flapping ears, and a fright wig.
5. In addition, a small light bulb is installed in Johnny's nose. A toggle switch on the neckpole allows Johnny's nose to "glow."
6. You can view the many faces of Johnny by clicking this link.

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