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title   The Muppets go to the movies [videorecording] / a Henson Associates production ; produced in association with Marble Arch Productions ; producer, Jim Henson ; written by Jerry Juhl ... [et al.] ; director, Peter Harris ; Jim Henson Television. 
published   [2006]
description   1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences : 4 3/4 in.
all locations   Availability
location   UMCP Performing Arts LibraryLibrary Info Henson Collection | HENSON 021 Holdings  Availability  Request from Special Collections
notes   Originally broadcast in 1981.
  DVD created with permission from digital video tapes donated to the University of Maryland by Jim Henson Legacy with support from the Jane Henson Foundation.
notes   DVD-R.
notes   Guest star, Duddley Moore ; special guest star, Lily Tomlin.
credits   Muppet performers, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Louise Gold, Kathryn Mullen, Brian Muehl, Robert Payne, Rollin Krewson, Jim Henson ; Muppet designers, Amy Van Gilder, Caroly Wilcox, Leslee Asch, Cheryl Blalock, Ed Christie, Deborah Coda, Christine Cooper, Nomi Fredrick, Jane Gootnick, Janet Kuhl, Will Morrison ; Muppet costumes, Calista Hendrickson, Barbara Davis, Joanne Green, Connie Peterson, Carol Spier, Mary Strieff.
summary   Lily Tomlin and Dudley Moore join Jim Henson’s Muppets in a tribute to film classics. Kermit the Frog hosts the program, which begins with Gonzo, Capt. Link Hogthrob, and Scooter in a spoof of the "Three Musketeers". Other film spoofs include: Moore and Tomlin in a science fiction movie entitled "Invasion of the Unpleasant Things from Outer Space"; Miss Piggy as Dorothy in the "Wizard of Oz"; Moore playing jazz piano as Caesar in "The Fool of the Roman Empire"; a tribute to horror movies, which includes Fozzie Bear as "The Nephew of Frankenstein"; Kermit in a silent film as the Sheik of Araby; "Silent Strawberries", a parody of Ingmar Bergman films, directed by Muppet character Gummo Bergman, ’Ingmar’s brother’; the airport scene from "Casablanca", with Kermit bidding a wind-blown Miss Piggy the famed farewell; a tribute to the western, "Small in the Saddle"; "Tarzan and Jane" starring Tomlin; Miss Piggy as Marilyn Monroe, performing with a chorus line of penguins; Moore and Miss Piggy as Rhett and Scarlett in "Goon with the Wind"; and Kermit as an air force pilot with his leading lady, Tomlin, in the war movie "A Frog too Far."
notes   Access restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
acquisition note   Gift; Jim Henson Legacy, Jane Henson Foundation; 2004.
subjects   LinkKermit, the Frog -- Drama.
  LinkMiss Piggy -- Drama.
  LinkFozzie Bear -- Drama.
  LinkThree Musketeers (Motion picture) -- Parodies, imitations, etc.
  LinkWizard of Oz (Motion picture) -- Parodies, imitations, etc.
  LinkCasablanca (Motion picture) -- Parodies, imitations, etc.
  LinkGone with the wind (Motion picture : 1939) -- Parodies, imitations, etc.
  LinkBridge too far (Motion picture) -- Parodies, imitations, etc.
  LinkMuppets (Fictitious characters) -- Drama.
  LinkMotion pictures -- Parodies, imitations, etc.
  LinkTelevision specials.
  LinkPuppet television programs.
other author   LinkHenson, Jim.
  LinkJuhl, Jerry.
  LinkHarris, Peter.
  LinkMoore, Dudley, 1935-2002.
  LinkTomlin, Lily.
  LinkOz, Frank.
  LinkNelson, Jerry, 1934-2012.
  LinkHunt, Richard, 1951-1992.
  LinkGoelz, Dave.
  LinkWhitmire, Steve, 1959-
  LinkGold, Louise, 1956-
  LinkMullen, Kathryn.
  LinkMeehl, Brian.
  LinkPayne, Bob, 1957-
  LinkKrewson, Rollie.
  LinkVan Gilder, Amy.
  LinkWilcox, Caroly.
  LinkAsch, Leslee.
  LinkBlalock, Cheryl.
  LinkChristie, Edward G.
  LinkCoda, Deborah.
  LinkCooper, Christine.
  LinkFredrick, Nomi.
  LinkGootnick, Jane.
  LinkKuhl, Janet.
  LinkMorrison, Will.
  LinkHendrickson, Calista.
  LinkDavis, Barbara S.
  LinkGreen, Joanne.
  LinkPeterson, Connie.
  LinkSpier, Carol.
  LinkStrieff, Mary.
other author   LinkHenson Associates.
  LinkMarble Arch Productions.
  LinkJim Henson Television.
format   Videos/Films (all)
  Videos - DVD

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