Jim and Jane Henson on the set during the filming of a Wilkins Coffee commercial in 1960. Photo by Del Ankers, courtesy of The Jim Henson Company. © The Muppets Studio, LLC.

Screening & Live Event
Muppet History 101

Part of Henson Screenings & Special Programs
Saturday, July 30, 2011, 1:00 p.m.

Presented by Craig Shemin, president of the Jim Henson Legacy and longtime Muppets writer

Compilation program. , 80 mins.

This unique program of rarities from the Henson archives examines the origins of the Muppets. It includes excerpts from early live television appearances, unusual commercials, guest spots on the Jimmy Dean and Dick Cavett shows, and much more, including the rarely seen pilot episode of The Muppet Show.


Free with Museum admission

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