Captain Jeff and the Squeeze Box

by Ruth K. Todt and R.D. Richardson, 1940

This gem has all the strings, harsh joints and mechanics of puppet construction without the bothersome skill of a puppeteer to bring the lifeless shapes alive.

It is pretty sweet.

Ok, if you’re struggling with something, the people under the table might not be the most helpful. Or the most sober.


WHY CHILDREN WILL LIKE IT: Primitive prosthesis, nightmare fodder, sailors, Linda’s all powerful hand