jazzvampire:

Lilian Harvey and her marionettes in I Am Suzanne! (‘33). The puppets were created by the Yale Puppeteers of the famous Los Angeles Turnabout Theatre.

jazzvampire:

Lilian Harvey and her marionettes in I Am Suzanne! (‘33). The puppets were created by the Yale Puppeteers of the famous Los Angeles Turnabout Theatre.

Walt Disney’s “Pinocchio” (1940)

Walt Disney’s “Pinocchio” (1940)

lepetitrene:

Illu : Gil Elvgren

lepetitrene:

Illu : Gil Elvgren

John Ringling North, sitting in front of some of his performers
Photo:  Nina Leen  (1949)

John Ringling North, sitting in front of some of his performers

Photo:  Nina Leen  (1949)

drakecaperton:

La Vie Parisienne, June 16, 1918
The puppet theme was obviously a favorite…

drakecaperton:

La Vie Parisienne, June 16, 1918

The puppet theme was obviously a favorite…

extranuance:

Ventriloquist Paul Winchell and two of his “kids.” (1952) Photo by Gordon Parks

extranuance:

Ventriloquist Paul Winchell and two of his “kids.” (1952) Photo by Gordon Parks