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I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story
Think you know everything there is to know about Sesame Street? You don't. Did you know that Carroll Spinney has played Big Bird for decades? Did you know that Frank Oz turned down an offer to play Big Bird? Caroll's stories are the stuff of legend. I AM BIG BIRD will peel away the instances in Caroll's life that inspired his creation of characters that influenced generations of children. And, as the yellow feathers give way to gray hair, it is the man, not the puppet, who will steal your heart.
2014 / English dialogue with Colour / 86 mins
Genre: Non-fiction and Biography
Programme: Cinema of the World
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: PG
Contains: Adult References
Director: Dave LaMattina, Chad Walker
Producer: Dave LaMattina, Chad Walker, Clay Frost
Scriptwriter: Dave LaMattina
DOP: Chad Walker
Editor: Chad Walker
Composer: Joshua Johnson
Cast: Caroll Spinney, Debra Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Bob McGrath
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