We leave this blog up to honor Clinton Detweiler's career as a ventriloquist, instructor, and figuremaker.
1942: HERE WE GO AGAIN: Fibber McGee and Molly take a trip for the purpose of having a second honeymoon. Bergen, Charlie, and Mortimer are campingout and manage to become involved inthe shenanigans at the lodge where theMcGees are staying. CharlieMcCarthy actually even has a solodance number called "This Delicious Delirium." The 4' 3" Jerry Maren (pictured with Charlie) played Charlie in the dance number and otherscenes where Charlie is walking. Maren also played Charlie's friend inBergen's radio program during the early 1940s and performed in The Wizardof Oz (1939) as the Munchkin who presents Dorothy with a lollipop.Bob Albano
NEAT!!! & Jerry Maren was one of the munchkins in the wizard of oz.He was the center one, in green, in the "Lollipop Guild". Bill Smith
It would be interesting to see a "where is he now?" picture after all these years.
An article on Jerry Maren appeared online last year:http://hollywood.patch.com/articles/jerry-maren-lollipop-munchkin-remembers-his-time-in-oz-2Maren is 92 years old now.
I didn't know this, but after seeing this photo, I decided to take a look at Jerry's career, One thing I did not know, He was the infimous, Hamburger stealer in the Mc Donald's Comercials, He was the Hamburgular! Cool or what.