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The Muppet Movie
Director: James Frawley (Dir)
Release Date:   1979
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 22 Jun 1979
Duration (in mins):   94
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Cast:   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)  

Production Text: Lord Grade and Martin Starger present
Distribution Company: Associated Film Distribution  
Director: James Frawley (Dir)
Producer: Jim Henson (Prod)
Writer: Jerry Juhl (Wrt)
  Jack Burns (Wrt)
Photography: Isidore Mankofsky (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Joel Schiller (Prod des)
Film Editor: Chris Greenbury (Film ed)
MPAA Rating: G
Country: Great Britain and United States
Language: English

Physical Properties: Sd:

Genre: Children's works

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   31 May 1979   p. 3.
Los Angeles Times   21 Jun 1979   p. 17.
New York Times   22 Jun 1979   p. 19.
Variety   30 May 1979   p. 16.

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