Being Elmo: A Pupeteer’s Journey (2011)

Being Elmo: A Pupeteer’s Journey was released on DVD on April 3, 2012
Being Elmo: A Pupeteer’s Journey cover


Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash, who dreamed of working with his idol, master puppeteer Jim Henson. Displaying his creativity and talent at a young age, Kevin ultimately found a home on Sesame Street. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, this documentary includes rare archival footage, interviews with Frank Oz, Rosie O’Donnell, Cheryl Henson, Joan Ganz Cooney and others and offers a behind-the-scenes look at Sesame Street and the Jim Henson Workshop.

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7.7 User Reviews (1)


US DVD Release Date April 3, 2012
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Complete Movie Details

Run time 80 min
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date April 3, 2012
Actors Kevin Clash, Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Frank Oz, Joan Ganz Cooney, Cheryl Henson, Carroll Spinney
Directed by Constance Marks
Studio Docurama
MPAA Not-Rated (Rated PG for some mild language including a brief drug reference)
Gross $302,652
Genre(s) Documentary
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1 Visitor Review for Being Elmo: A Pupeteer’s Journey

  1. Myra MacIsaac says:

    Loved this film, it was a pleasant surprise. The audience at the Detroit Film Theater, mostly adults were thoroughly engaged. My grandson thinks he is Elmo so I had to see this.

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