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I'm No Dummy (2009)

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Explores and examines the world of ventriloquism through clips, photos and interviews with many of the greatest vents from today and yesterday, illustrating that this perceived novelty act is truly an extraordinary art form.

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Talking heads. A look at the art of ventriloquists. The first half examines basic issues, such as establishing two clear personalities for "vent" and dummy, the importance of not moving lips, the range of comedy that's possible, and the doors that opened when Jay Johnson appeared on "Soap" with his dummy. Several contemporary entertainers and historians comment. The second half profiles the best known ventriloquists -- Paul Winchell, Senor Weñces, Edger Bergen, and Jimmy Nelson - and assesses their strengths. The film closes with an assessment of ventriloquism's future. Included are many clips of performances. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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The Art Unknown to Most of the world
15 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although it was an alternative to a movie Bryan wanted to do, He turned it into a great documentary.

It's great that he met vents that he has always admired. It made him starstruck to see them. it also allowed him to get some personal views about people that he always watched growing up.

Great documentary, and totally worth buying. Especially if you're a fan of ventriloquists.

Many clips are shown that may be familiar to those who watch these comedians regularly, but that never get old.

I'm No Dummy is so interesting. It really reeled me into the art of ventriloquism. I'm interested in getting to know and watching performances of the others seen on this DVD. I used to be a childhood fan of Lamb Chop and seeing her on there, with the daughter of the original, Sherri Lewis really fascinated me. I've been a fan of ventriloquism my whole life!


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