File puptcrit/puptcrit.0607, message 249


To: <WORLDVENTS-AT-yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 19:18:46 -0400
Cc: VENTmail-AT-yahoogroups.com, puptcrit-AT-lists.driftline.org
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Bill DeMar & Feldon Video



> 
> From: Steve Axtell <steve-AT-axtell.com>
> Date: 2006/07/25 Tue PM 05:40:30 EDT
> To: WORLDVENTS-AT-yahoogroups.com
> CC: VENTmail-AT-yahoogroups.com,  puptcrit-AT-lists.driftline.org
> Subject: [Puptcrit] Bill DeMar & Feldon Video
> 
> Bill DeMar has graciously allowed Axtell 
> Expressions to make his "Feldon the Unspeakable 
> Frog" routine available for the world to 
> see.   Please visit the website to see what 
> amazing manipulation can do to bring this 
> simple-minded soft puppet to life.   Watch the 
> superbly executed contrast of the two attitudes 
> and characters....with only one of them doing any 
> talking!    Simply pure genius at work.
> Enjoy!  And...Thank you Bill.
> 
> http://www.axtell.com/VideoFiles/BillDeMar3.swf
> 
> Bill DeMar has instructional videos and more of 
> his performances on DVDs produced by Lee Cornell at
> http://www.ventriloquism101.com/products/videos.htm
> 
> 
> 
> Steve Axtell

Brilliant performance.  I remember when I saw Bill do this in 1971 when he was using toy Kermit the Frog puppet as Feldon.  Wonderful execution and manipulation and something all vents need to strive for!

Gary Koepke
Snellville, GA

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