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The Jim Henson hour: The secrets of the Muppets


Running length: 49  minutes


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Jim Henson is joined by Jo Jo the Dog for a behind-the-scenes look at the work of the creative team that brings the Muppets to life. The program illustrates the creation and operation of various types of puppets, including hand-held, life-size, and radio-controlled, as well as the use of post-production effects and computer-generated images.


Muppet performers, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson, Kevin Clash, Camille Bonora, Fran Brill, Jim Henson, Rob Mills, Gordon Robertson, Bob Stutt ; Muppest design consultant, Michael K. Frith.

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