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Screening & Live Event
The Muppet Movie

Part of Henson Screenings & Special Programs
Sunday, July 24, 2011, 1:00 p.m.

With Muppet writer Craig Shemin in person to introduce and show rare Super 8 test footage shot by Henson. Note, actor Austin Pendleton's appearance has been canceled.

Dir. James Frawley. 1979, 95 mins.

With the voices of Jim Henson, Frank Oz. Kermit the Frog makes his way from humble origins in a swamp to fabled Hollywood, assembling his team as he goes, including Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and others. This enchanting and clever road movie includes Kermit’s hearttugging rendition of “The Rainbow Connection.”

Free with Museum admission

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The Muppet Movie trailer
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