The Muppets on puppets

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Jim Henson and Rowlf the Dog explain the art of puppetry, from building to performance. Henson describes the various kinds of puppets; demonstrates how to operate a hand puppet; and provides a brief history of puppet development and performance throughout the world. Includes: Rowlf talking about and introducing the Muppets; Don Sahlin demonstrating the use of special effects and how to build a puppet; and a demonstration of how to make simple puppets from materials found at home.
Juhl, Jerry; Steele, Tim; Henson, Jim; Oz, Frank; Sahlin, Donald G
WITF-TV (Television station : Harrisburg, Pa.); York City Schools (Pa.)
American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Puppets; Puppet theater; Puppeteers; Muppets (Fictitious characters); Puppet making
North America; United States of America
The Jim Henson video collection at the University of Maryland
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Terms of Use
Access restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
Physical Description
058 minutes; black and white

Creation/Production Credits

Puppeteers, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl; puppet builder, Don Sahlin.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: umd:1067; Catalog Key: alephsys003292005; Catalog Key: HENSON 024; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/372

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