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Puppet People

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Puppet People was a TV series produced from 1973-1975 at CFCF-TV Montreal and telecast on most CTV affiliates throughout Canada. It was hosted by ventriloquist Jerry Layne who worked with his "friends" Lester and Herbie, puppets created for the show. The puppets were created by Don Keller, who was a CFCF staff member who designed sets but originally was a ventriloquist in Montreal area. These puppets featured a movable lip as opposed to moveable chin as in classical puppet design.

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