Classic "Henson's Place" special arrives on DVD August 3
Rare documentary telling the inside story of the legendary Jim Henson makes its DVD debut
Courtesy of Lionsgate
Celebrate the genius and visionary creator of the Muppets, “Fraggle Rock” and fantasy classics The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth, as Lionsgate Home Entertainment releases Henson’s Place for the first time on DVD!
Giving viewers an intimate look at Jim Henson’s unique style of entertainment that remains the benchmark of family entertainment today, this one-hour special spans the career of Henson and his creations from inception and continuing through his planning of Labyrinth.
Featuring clips depicting his early fascination with puppetry and visual media, and interviews with his wife Jane Henson and fellow puppeteers including Frank Oz, this DVD is a must-have for any Henson fan! Henson’s Place will be available on August 3, 2010 for the suggested retail price of $14.98.
ABOUT HENSON'S PLACE
Take a peek behind the curtain with Henson’s Place, the original documentary that profiles Jim Henson, the creative visionary behind “The Muppet Show,” The Dark Crystal, “Fraggle Rock,” Labyrinth and more, and provides a snapshot of the inner workings of The Jim Henson Company in 1984.
From honing his skills as a puppeteer in college to creating some of the world’s most beloved characters, see the all of us!
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