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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Rating:PG (for some mild language including a brief drug reference)
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:October 21, 2011
Running time:76 minutes
Cast:Bill Barretta, Fran Bill, Kevin Clash, Joan Ganz Cooney, Whoopi Goldberg
Director:Constance Marks
Writer:Philip Shane, Justin Weinstein
Distributor:Submarine Deluxe

Description: Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash, who dreamed of working with his idol, master puppeteer Jim Henson. Displaying his creativity and talent at a young age, Kevin ultimately found a home on Sesame Street. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, this documentary includes rare archival footage, interviews with Frank Oz, Rosie O'Donnell, Cheryl Henson, Joan Ganz Cooney and others, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at Sesame Street and the Jim Henson Workshop.

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