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... It paired Tinny, the one-man band from Tin Toy with a ventriloquist's dummy and sent them on a sprawling odyssey. 1991 was the second treatment, and although the lead characters were still Tinny and the dummy, the outline of the final film was beginning to take shape ... Originally Woody was a ventriloquist's dummy with a pull-string (hence the name Woody) ...
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