60 minutes: Backstage at the Muppet show

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This segment from the newsmagazine series offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Muppet show and examines the elements that make the program a success. Correspondent Morley Safer interviews the creative team led by Jim Henson. Puppeteers Jerry Juhl, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, and Dave Goelz perform while being interviewed and demonstrate the interplay of humor between the Muppet characters. Also included are highlights from a past episode of the show featuring Raquel Welch.
Juhl, Jerry; Oz, Frank; Nelson, Jerry, 1934-; Hunt, Richard, d. 1992; Welch, Raquel; Tiffin, John; Safer, Morley; Henson, Jim; Goelz, Dave
CBS News
American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Muppet show (Television program); Puppeteers; Puppet television programs Production and direction
North America; United States of America
The Jim Henson video collection at the University of Maryland
Special Collections in Performing Arts
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Access restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
Physical Description
016 minutes; color
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: umd:1103; Catalog Key: alephsys003322437; Catalog Key: HENSON 042; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/390

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