SURVIVOR IS 94 YEARS OLD TODAY!

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Pictured (center) is munchkin Jerry Maren from the 1939 film 
classic The Wizard of Oz

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Jerry as cartoon character “Buster Brown”, the advertising mascot
for Buster Brown Shoes.

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Jerry Maren (Gerard Marenghi)

Actor Jerry Maren is the only confirmed surviving dwarfmunchkin from
The Wizard of Oz, in which he portrayed a member of the Lollipop Guild.

He became the last surviving Munchkin cast member following the death
of Ruth Duccini (below) on January 16, 2014.

 

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Last surviving female munchkin member, Ruth Duccini

2013

posted by Bob Karm in BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,HISTORY,MOVIES,THEN AND NOW,TV commercial and have Comment (1)

One Response to “SURVIVOR IS 94 YEARS OLD TODAY!”

  1. Barby says:

    I did not realize that he was the “Buster Brown” kid of years ago! Great post! 🙂

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