Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

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.

- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive

Credits

Director:

  • Constance Marks

Cast:

  • Bill Barretta
  • Fran Bill
  • Kevin Clash
  • Joan Ganz Cooney
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Rosi O'Donnell
  • Frank Oz
  • Martin P. Robinson
  • Caroll Spinney

Writers:

  • Philip Shane
  • Justin Weinstein

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