Created by: Frank
1. Elmer's donation was facilitated by ventriloquist Stu
2. The museum's Elmer was an original "backup" copy, carved--like
the original--by Frank Marshall. Terhune DID perform with this
3. Later, Terhune gave the figure to Scott, who donated the figure
to Vent Haven in 1982.
Internet Movie Database, Terhune appearedóboth with and without
Elmer--in over 70 motion pictures and television shows from
5. It has often been pointed out that Elmer bears a close
resemblance to the The Great Lester's Frank Byron, Jr.
6. Elmer's original name was Skully, but he was given the name
"Elmer Sneezeweed" when he appeared in his first western, and the
7. Elmer is on display in Building One of the museum, and thus is not
visible in any of the
QuickTime Virtual Pans of the
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