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Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 18:45:53 -0400
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Giant Puppets



"Just don't try a live production of KING KONG with finger puppets. It won't have the impact"? Are you sure?

Are we talking about PUPPET THEATER? Then take a look....

http://www.theatre.ru/lilikan/about/
Human-size "King Kong" would be a giant... if we are talking about Puppet Theater.


Good luck with giants.

 
Vladimir
 
 


 

> From: alangregorycook-AT-msn.com
> To: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
> Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 14:50:44 +0000
> Subject: [Puptcrit] Giant Puppets
> 
> The conversation about Giant Puppet is a reminder that TRADITION is a better word than RIPOFF.
> 
> Even the Bohemian Grove in California got into the act with a giant marionette operated from the top of a tall tree.
> 
> And what about parallel giantism in sculpture---those big pop art enlargements of common objects like ironing boards and headache bags.
> 
> Remo Bufano's giant CLOWN for Billy Rose's "JUMBO on BROADWAY, or blowup giant balloons in Sid & Marty Krofft Fair or Amusement Park shows---its all related. 
> 
> Just don't try a live production of KING KONG with finger puppets. It won't have the impact.
> 
> 
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