Professional Puppets


A Permanent Professional Stage

This stage is designed for professional performances in a more or less permanent place. It is for presentation of the type in which the operators hold the puppets overhead so it can be long and...

A Portable Scrim Stage

This is a folding, portable stage for use with professional puppets. It uses a semi-transparent backdrop or "scrim" of heavy gauze or semi-transparent cotton material, hung between...

Bird Mcdermitt Hand Puppet

This sour-faced bird has a movable beak with which he pronounces his prophecies of doom. His body can be made out of any old speckled rag and bit of feather lying around the house. His head can be cast...

Dame Riding Hood, Goodman Riding Hood, The Wolf Hand Puppets

Red's mother wears a blue dress and a white apron over her underskirt. Her hair (which can be made of theatrical crepe hair) barely shows under a tight dustcap. Her bosom is made to billow with...

Dusty Rodent Hand Puppet

The head for this cheery little chipmunk is made from cast plastic wood, which can be purchased by the can or tube. But before the finished head can be cast, a plasticine model must be made and...

Flak J. Frog, Talking Storybook Hand Puppets

The bug-eyed gentleman in the camel's-hair coat with the carnation in his buttonhole is a super-drummer, an advertising man. His hands are permanently fixed to his stomach because...

Judy, The Baby, Toby The Dog, Scaramouche Hand Puppets

Punch's wife has her husband's great hooked beak and jutting chin, but there is a certain pleasing innocence in her insipid smile and beady eyes. She wears a dress of pale lavender and a...

Klondike Kitty Hand Puppet

This feline vamp has long-lashed eyes, a tight-fitting sheath dress of mustard velvet, and a long white furry tail which she drapes up over her shoulders like an ermine stole. Her head can be cast in plastic wood...

Little Red Riding Hood Hand Puppet

She wears a red cloak and hood over the basic cloth underskirt. Her hands are of felt sewed over wire frames and fixed to cuffs of cardboard which have been sewed and glued to the sleeves...

Pat The Policeman, Jack Ketch The Hangman, The Ghost, The Devil Hand Puppets

Traditionally, the shrill inhuman voice of Mr. Punch is produced with the aid of the swazzle or sifflet-pratique. It is made of two discs of metal tied together with strips of cloth or tape...

Punch Hand Puppet

He has been known as Pickle Herring, Hanswurst, Kasperle, Polichinelle and Punchinello. Beloved and persecuted in a dozen countries, he has been up to his wicked tricks for hundreds of years and...

The Great Ape Honk Kong, Fabian The Fox Hand Puppets

Honk is an elaborate combination of overcast papier-mache and cloth. His mouth is articulated with the full hand inside his head, and so his arms are stationary...

Yankee Panky, Miz Roo, Wally Roo Hand Puppets

Yankee Panky, the All-American bear, is made of cardboard, felt and an old overcoat. His body is cut from a woman's overcoat made of dark blue wool material with a thick nap. One great advantage of...