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I am Big Bird : the Caroll Spinney story / Tribeca Film presents a Copper Pot Pictures film ; produced and directed by Dave LaMattina & Chad Walker ; written by Dave LaMattina.

LaMattina, David, (film director,, producer,, screenwriter.). Walker, Chad N., (film director,, film editor,, cinematographer.). Spinney, Caroll, (performer,, interviewee.). Oz, Frank, (interviewee.). Nelson, Jerry, 1934-2012 (interviewee.). Delgado, Emilio, (interviewee.). Long, Loretta, (interviewee.). Manzano, Sonia, (interviewee.). McGrath, Bob, 1932- (interviewee.). Cooney, Joan Ganz, (interviewee.). Tribeca Productions, (publisher.). Copper Pot Pictures, (production company.).

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Tribeca Film, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced in 2014.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring, Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Debra Spinney, Jerry Nelson, Emilio Delgado, Dr. Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano, Bob McGrath, Joan Ganz Cooney.
Summary, etc.:
For 46 years, Caroll Spinney has been beloved by generations of children as the man behind Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, and at 80 years old, he has no intention of stopping. A loving portrait of the man in the yellow suit, features extraordinary footage of Spinney's earliest collaborations with Jim Henson as it traces his journey from bullied child to childhood icon.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, widescreen 16:9, Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
Subject: Spinney, Caroll.
Big Bird (Fictitious character)
Oscar the Grouch (Fictitious character)
Puppeteers > United States > Biography.
Muppets (Fictitious characters)
Sesame Street (Television program)
Spinney, Caroll.
Sesame Street (Television program)
Big Bird (Fictitious character)
Muppets (Fictitious characters)
Oscar the Grouch (Fictitious character)
United States.
Genre: Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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