Linda Green had to hire a professional mover to escort her rather large “friend” to the Boston Convention Center to get him appraised. She bought the colorful and imposing statue for $500 at a prop shop in Newton 15 or 20 years ago. He happily resides at the end of a hallway in her home. “Everyone loves him,” says Green. Well, he is tall, dark and handsome. He’s also about 60 years old, probably from an old carnival or film set.