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The Ventriloquists

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Their Lips are Sealed ...
An Arena film about the weird and wonderful art of ventriloquism with Tattersall and his amazing life-size dolls
' I'd always dreamt of having a dummy which would walk like a human being.'
Tcrri Rogers with her truculent partner Shorty
' One night the audience took such a dislike to Shorty, someone punched him.'
Saveen with Daisy May, the Skull and the incredible Talking Dog
' Daisy May is a sex-change. I made her as a boy, then turned her into a little girl.'
This is a winner. (SUNDAY TELEGRAPH) Fascinating and funny. (SUNDAY MIRROR) Producer ALAN YENTOB Director IAN SHARP

Contributors

Unknown: Tcrri Rogers
Producer: Alan Yentob
Director: Ian Sharp

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