I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story ★★★★

In 1962, a young entrepreneur named Caroll Spinney was performing at a puppeteering festival when a misused spotlight ruined his show. Bowing out gracefully, the disappointed artist headed backstage after his abbreviated act. While he knew that Jim Henson was in the audience, Spinney had no idea just how crucial his humility was in catching the maverick puppeteer’s eye. Henson offered him a job with The Muppets spinoff, Sesame Street, and the rest, as they say, is history.

Full Review at Vague Visages

Jordan liked this review