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The Muppet Movie


With Paul Williams in person

Dir. James Frawley. 1979, 95 mins. 35mm. With Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt. Kermit the Frog makes his way from his humble origins in a swamp to fabled Hollywood, assembling his team as he goes, including Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and others. This enchanting and clever road movie includes one of Paul Williams’s most beloved songs, “The Rainbow Connection.”

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