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Dummy Days: America's Favorite Ventriloquists from Radio and Early TV

Asbury, Kelly

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ISBN 10: 1883318289 / ISBN 13: 9781883318284
Published by Angel City Pr, Santa Monica, California, U.S.A., 2003
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Bringing back the best of the Golden Age of ventriloquism, Dummy Days profiles the five consummate performers who turned a vaudevillian gimmick into an American art form: the legendary Edgar Bergen, the surreal Senor Wences, the innovative Paul Winchell, the versatile Jimmy Nelson and the invincible Shari Lewis. Also featured in Dummy Days: *Over 200 rare photographs *Foreword by Leonard Maltin *Afterword by Jeff Dunham *"Flip book" corners to see the ventriloquists in action. Bookseller Inventory # 047128

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Title: Dummy Days: America's Favorite ...

Publisher: Angel City Pr, Santa Monica, California, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Color & Black and White Photos

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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Examines the best of the Golden Age of ventriloquism, by profiling five performers who turned a vaudevillian gimmick into an American art form, including Edgar Bergen, Paul Winchell, Jimmy Nelson and Shari Lewis.

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A twenty-year veteran of the animation industry, Kelly Asbury has worked as a director, storyboard artist, art director and designer for some of Hollywood's most popular animated films including Shrek (2001), The Prince of Egypt (1998), Toy Story (1995) and Beauty and the Beast (1992). In 2002, Asbury made his directorial debut with the Academy Award nominated animated feature, Spirit--Stallion of the Cimarron. He is one of the directors of Shrek 2, slated for release by DreamWorks SKG in 2004. In addition to films, Asbury is a noted author and illustrator of several children's books, including Where is Snowy's Nose? (2000), Rusty's Red Vacation (1997), Bonnie's Blue House (1997) and Yolanda's Yellow School (1997).

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