Originally published in 1916. An entertaining book of instructions on how to acquire the art of Ventriloquism as plain and simple as possible. Contents include: Ventriloquism - Modern Ventriloquists - How to become a Ventriloquist - "e;Throwing"e; the voice - The man in the street - "e;Voicing"e; Figures - Concerning Nervousness - Polyphonism - Care of the Voice - Thirteen examples of Ventriloquial Dialogues. Illustrated. Many of the earliest theatrical books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.