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Timepiece on youtube

Discussion in 'On the Web' started by CountFan1998, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. CountFan1998

    CountFan1998 Active Member

    In 1966, Jim Henson released a short film called Time Piece. Knowing the creative genius, this was no ordinary short film. It contained such Henson-esque things as exploding clocks, painting elephants and colorful patterns. The best thing is that EVERYTHING came out of of Jim's mind!

    A few clips are up on YouTube from The Henson Company, and the full movie is on iTunes. Has anyone seen it or heard of it so far?
    Muppet fan 123 likes this.
  2. panmanthe2nd

    panmanthe2nd Active Member

    I have read about on Wiki in the past, but I've never seen it. I'll have to give it a go soon.
  3. Muppet fan 123

    Muppet fan 123 Well-Known Member

    It's on iTunes? That's great to hear! I have not seen it yet. I really want to see it!
    I have heard of it before, it was even nominated for an Academy Award!
  4. CountFan1998

    CountFan1998 Active Member

    There's also a behind the scenes clip on YouTube, however not much special footage is shown. Most of it is taken from The World of Jim Henson, I believe. In it, Jerry Juhl offers a funny story regarding Jim and the diving board scene before he "flies away"...
  5. Collgoff

    Collgoff Well-Known Member

    Well I saw it the other day, it was good and weird!
    But I one question!

    Why's the man painting the elephant pink?
  6. CountFan1998

    CountFan1998 Active Member

    Good and weird? More like creatively bizzare!
    As to why Jim is painting the elephant... I don't know. The film is like a big metaphor- it's up to you to figure it out...


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