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Title The Muppet movie / Muppet Studios ; Jim Henson Pictures ; Sir Lew Grade and Martin Starger present ; a Jim Henson production ; executive producer, Martin Starger ; producer, Jim Henson ; written by Jerry Juhl and Jack Burns ; directed by James Frawley ; ITC Films Inc. ; ITC Entertainment.

Published Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2005]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 6027  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Edition Kermit's 50th anniversary ed.
Physical description 1 videodisc (approximately 96 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Disney DVD.
Disney DVD.
Credits Director of photography, Isidore Mankofsky ; editor, Chris Greenbury ; production designer, Joel Schiller ; music and lyrics by Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher ; creative consultant, Frank Oz ; music arranged and conducted by Ian Freebairn-Smith.
Notes Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979.
Performers Muppet performers Jim Henson (Kermit the Frog/Rowlf/Dr. Teeth/Waldorf), Frank Oz (Miss Piggy/Fozzie Bear/Animal/Sam the Eagle), Jerry Nelson (Floyd Pepper/Crazy Harry/Robin the Frog/Lew Zealand), Richard Hunt (Scooter/Statler/Janice/Sweetums/Beaker), Dave Goelz (The Great Gonzo/Zoot/Dr. Bunsen Honeydew), Charles Durning (Doc Hopper), Austin Pendleton (Max), Edgar Bergen, Milton Berle, Mel Brooks, James Coburn, Dom DeLuise, Elliott Gould, Bob Hope, Madeline Kahn, Carol Kane, Cloris Leachman, Steve Martin, Richard Pryor, Telly Savalas, Orson Welles, Paul Williams, Carroll Spinney (Big Bird).
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time.
System notes DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround; widescreen presentation aspect ratio 1.85:1, enhanced for 16x9 televisions and full screen presentation aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Language notes In English or dubbed French; closed-captioned.
Other author Grade, Lew, 1906-1998, producer.
Starger, Martin, producer.
Henson, Jim, producer, puppeteer.
Juhl, Jerry, author of screenplay.
Burns, Jack, 1933- author of screenplay.
Frawley, James, director.
Oz, Frank, puppeteer.
Nelson, Jerry, 1934-2012, puppeteer.
Hunt, Richard, 1951-1992, puppeteer.
Goelz, Dave, puppeteer.
Spinney, Caroll, puppeteer.
Durning, Charles, 1923-2012, actor.
Pendleton, Austin, actor.
Bergen, Edgar, 1903-1978, actor.
Berle, Milton, actor.
Brooks, Mel, 1926- actor.
Coburn, James, actor.
DeLuise, Dom, actor.
Gould, Elliott, actor.
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003, actor.
Kahn, Madeline, actor.
Kane, Carol, 1952- actor.
Leachman, Cloris, actor.
Martin, Steve, 1945- actor.
Pryor, Richard, actor.
Savalas, Telly, 1924-1994, actor.
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985, actor.
Williams, Paul, 1940- actor.
Walt Disney Home Entertainment (Firm)
Muppet Studios.
Jim Henson Pictures.
ITC Films (Firm)
Incorporated Television Company.
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Subject Kermit, the Frog -- Drama.
Miss Piggy -- Drama.
Muppets (Fictitious characters) -- Drama.
Musical films.
Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Musical -- Feature.
Comedy -- Feature.
Standard Number 786936287769
ISBN 0788860119
9780788860119
Publisher Number 40547 Walt Disney Home Entertainment