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The Storyteller (1987)

The Storyteller
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John Hurt John Hurt
 The Storyteller
Brian Henson Brian Henson
 Storyteller's Dog / ...
Frederick Warder Frederick Warder
 Giant / ...
David Greenaway David Greenaway
 Badger / ...
Robert Tygner Robert Tygner
 Badger / ...
Alistair Fullarton Alistair Fullarton
 Death / ...
Mak Wilson Mak Wilson
 Badger / ...
Diana Payan Diana Payan
 Miller's Wife / ...


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The Storyteller

3 years, 6 months ago at Jul 31 1:22
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Oh Jim Henson, you’re one of the few people whose brain I would love to have had a chance to live in for a brief period of time. The colors and musings of your creative imagination must have been something truly wondrous to behold. The various TV shows, movies and stage shows prove only one thing: you were endless creative, artistically adventurous and a true visionary.

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Release date: 15 May 1988
UPC: 043396012370
Tags: Fantasy (4), Animals (3), Childrens (2), Drama (2), Adventure (2), Dog (2), 1980s (2), Puppet (2), Family (1), Muppet (1), Made For Tv (1), 1988 (1), Children (1)
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madmanmunt added this to a list 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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"Another astonishingly high quality Jim Henson production, 'The Storyteller' is one of Henson's most forgotten creations but it seems to be very dear to the hearts of anyone who was lucky enough to see it when it initially aired. The original series of 'The Storyteller' was presented by John Hurt, with help from a realistic dog puppet voiced by Henson's son Brian. Each week, Hurt would tell an obscure European folktale which would be played out by a mixture of actors and puppets. The results were"


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The Storyteller

“Oh Jim Henson, you’re one of the few people whose brain I would love to have had a chance to live in for a brief period of time. The colors and musings of your creative imagination must have been something truly wondrous to behold. The various TV shows, movies and stage shows prove only one thing: you were endless creative, artistically adventurous and a true visionary.

Rather than relying upon tried and well-covered ground with stories like Snow White, Rapunzel, and all the rest of the Grimm’s brothers most well-known menagerie, The Storyteller dips into darker, more obscure tales in the Grimm’s oeuvre. Tales like Hans the Hedgehog, Sapsorrow, the Three Ravens and the Soldier and Death explore the even darker terrain of these tales with reoccurring themes of bodily mutilat” read more

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