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The Great Gabbo


I find ventriloquist dummies to be quite creepy, and I enjoy relishing in their creepiness while watching old TV programs like The Twilight Zone episode "The Dummy" or movies like the one we watched last night, The Great Gabbo, a film in which Erich von Stroheim stars as "The Great Gabbo", a mad and talented ventriloquist who performs with his dummy "Otto". In the movie

This post was originally published on August 13, 2009.