Ventriloquist Walter Huntley retires

Ventriloquist to the troops hangs up his dummy after 70 years.

By Terri Judd

Seven decades after they first took to the stage, the soldier-turned-ventriloquist Walter Huntley and his dummy "Gunner Turner" were the stars of the show for one last time yesterday. Surrounded by curious children and autograph-hunters, the pair basked in the glory of an act that began in the Blitz.

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1 comment:

  1. Anonymous8/19/2009

    Mr. Judd,

    Thanks so much for posting this. It's always sad to see a vetran vent hang it up! God bless him for all the joy he & his pal brought to the troops. Bill Smith