Thunderbirds: a Lady Penelope puppet,
comprising an original head with internal electrical mechanism revealed by removable back section, used in the 1960s T.V series, matched to later body and clothing, complete with wires and puppeteer's controls, 51cm (20in) high
- Please note: Lots 102 - 104, 108 and 110 only are from the collection of Christine Glanville (1924-1999), not 102 - 110 as stated in the online catalogue.
Please note: According to information from the vendor, the head was rescued from destruction by Christine Glanville at the end of filming in the 1960s. In rather poor condition, it was subsequently refurbished, externally and internally, by Christine and she then used the newly constructed puppet for demonstration purposes at conventions, for interviews and guest appearances on various TV shows worldwide. This puppet even presented Princess Anne with a miniature bouquet one year, at the Windsor Rose Show and the outfit Lady P. wears today was specially made for that occasion.
Please note: As the head has been repainted at some point since its creation in the 1960s, it is impossible to accurately identify its screen usage.
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