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Maryland honors Jim Henson for his 70th birthday

Discussion in 'Henson People' started by Phillip, Sep 21, 2006.

  1. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

  2. Ilikemuppets

    Ilikemuppets New Member

    I wish I coul make it, sounds fun!
  3. zns

    zns Well-Known Member

    Is the event only for one day or does it run throughout the whole weekend? I know that the screenings go 'till June 2007 but I am just curious about the rest of the exhibit.
  4. zeldazipple

    zeldazipple New Member


    That sound like a once in a life time event shame I live in Canada though or I would defently go to this.
  5. Kimp the Shrimp

    Kimp the Shrimp Active Member

    i may have to jump down sunday
  6. Muppet Newsgirl

    Muppet Newsgirl Active Member

    Wow, that's right; Jim Henson would have turned 70 this year.
  7. zns

    zns Well-Known Member

    For me, I'm pretty frustrated that this was not announced sooner. Why did they wait untill now to tell us that it would be tomorrow?
  8. Infinity Sirius

    Infinity Sirius New Member

    Again all the fun things happen on the extemities of the US. First California with that animatronics exhibit, plus this. Have something in the central US for once please!
  9. mikebennidict

    mikebennidict New Member

    Don't think I've seen many pictures of him as a much younger man I figure he had to have been about 20 when that photo of him was taken.
  10. zeldazipple

    zeldazipple New Member

    The youngest picture I remember seeing of Jim was in Jim Henson the works. There was a picture of him when he was an infant probably a year old, the youngest one next to that was when he was probably 3 than the one when he was 18.
  11. KillerOwl

    KillerOwl New Member

    Thanks! I was already planning on heading over there this afternoon but now I have a better idea of what to look forward to!:D
  12. Brinatello

    Brinatello New Member

    I noticed that too and thought, wow, it would have been a milestone for him. And like Carroll Spinney, he would still be holding up that frog even now. I hope whoever attends this event has a wonderful and memorable experience!
  13. MrsWembly

    MrsWembly New Member


    I am soooo jealous.....I wish I could have been there. But even though I can't, I'm still glad they are doing it. Jim deserves it! I bet his wife is a great lady! :) :sympathy: :p

    “Bear left! Right frog!” - The Muppet Movie

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