Labyrinth is a 1986 fantasy film written and directed by Jim Henson. 1 Plot Summary 2 Behind the Scenes 3 The Cast 4 Notes 4.1 Hidden faces 5 Merchandise 6 Credits 7 See also 8 Sources 9 External Links A teenage girl named Sarah (Jennifer Connelly), tired of babysitting for her little brother, idly wishes that the goblins would come and take him away--then must make amends when Jareth, the Goblin King (David Bowie), takes her up on the offer. Sarah must find her way to the Castle at the…
Jim Henson and the History of the Muppets
In honor of the return of the Muppets to the screen in the film the Muppets, I'm writing this homage to one of my childhood heroes James "Jim" Henson. Jim Henson was a pioneer of children's entertainment and probably the most beloved puppeteer of...
Royal de Luxe's Huge Marionettes Perform in Titanic Commemoration
Little Girl Giant French street theatre company Royal de Luxe brought three giant marionettes to participate in Liverpool's Sea Odyssey Giant Spectacular.
Gallery Books to publish an investigative book about Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina
Gallery Books announced today it will publish Whitney & Bobbi Kristina: The Deadly Price of Fame by investigative journalist and author Ian Halperin.…
Richard Frank Oznowicz, más conocido como Frank Oz (25 de mayo de 1944), es un director de cine, actor y titiritero estadounidense. Nació en Hereford, Reino Unido de padres franceses. Su padre era judío y su madre católica. Oz se trasladó a California, Estados Unidos con sus padres cuando tenía cinco años.Oz comenzó sus trabajos con títeres desde los 12 años. Se unió al equipo de Jim Henson de titiriteros 7 años después y llegó a ser gradualmente el colaborador más cercano de Henson,
How a Wife Beating, Serial Killer Puppet Gave Us the Expression "Pleased as Punch"
Today I found out the origin of the phrase “pleased as punch.” As a child you might have wondered how a bowl of punch could be pleased about anything. Turns out, the saying has nothing to do with the drink. Rather, “punch” refers to the character in Punch and Judy, a puppet show that has its roots in Italy’s 16th-century [...]
A major source for this quick overview is the 700 page book The Puppet Theatre in America by Paul McPharlin and Marjorie Batchelder McPharlin. The McPharlins were not just historians. They were interested in every aspect of the puppetry that was going on around them. Inspired by their example editors of Puppetry Journal continue the […]