On September the first episode of The Muppet Show aired. The vaudeville puppet show, created by Jim Henson ran until March Happy Mustache Monday! To learn more about the Jim Henson and The Muppets, visit the NYPL online catalog.
Jim Henson : The Biography by Brian Jay Jones. A comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth-century's most innovative creative artists. A must-read for any fan of Jim Henson's work. Recommended by Alyssa.
Jim Henson, working Kermit the Frog, talking to John Cleese. James Maury "Jim" Henson (September 1936 – May was an American puppeteer, best known as the creator of The Muppets. Jim died at the age of 43 from a bacterial infection.