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In their own words. Jim Henson

Call Number

  • DVD 921 H5248I (CEN)

Performers

Narrated by Brian Unger.

Publication Information

[Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2015]

Summary

In English, with optional English subtitles.

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Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program In their own words on PBS in 2015.

Follow Jim Henson's career as he transcended puppetry to become one of the most creative, prolific, and influential artists of his time. Explore his first work with the Muppets in the early 1950s during television's Golden Age, up to his sudden and shocking death in 1990. Witness key events unfold in his life, from his early television work with the Muppets and his commercial work in the late 1950s and early 1960s, to his breakthrough with Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and his groundbreaking fantasy films Dark Crystal and Labyrinth. Hear from his children and enjoy firsthand memories shared by friends like Frank Oz, Candice Bergen, Willard Scott, director John Landis, former Disney CEO Michael Eisner, and Sesame Street cast members Bob McGrath and Carroll Spinney.

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