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To: "puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org" <puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 10:00:20 -0400
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Giant Puppets


Wow!  How cool is that?  Thanks for sharing!

Brid in Toledo 


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From: puptcrit-bounces-AT-puptcrit.org [puptcrit-bounces-AT-puptcrit.org] On Behalf Of Geoffrey Navias [geoff-AT-openhandtheater.org]
Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2009 2:51 PM
To: puptcrit puptcrit
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Giant Puppets

Even better is a clip

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/2275131/lilikan_s_the_great_royal_academic_the
atre/

Some really wonderful scenes from their show...really amazing using
miniature and creating giants.

In a similar vein I have seen the masks of of one culture that traditionally
created giants, not by making giant masks or puppets, but by making very
small masks that would make the wearer look awkwardly huge in comparison.

Geoffrey Navias
Open Hand Theater


On 9/26/09 9:47 AM, "puppetpro-AT-aol.com" <puppetpro-AT-aol.com> wrote:

> Thanks, Vladimir! Really amazing detail!
Rolande


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From: Vladimir Vasyagin <vasyagin-AT-hotmail.com>
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Sent: Fri, Sep 25, 2009 6:45 pm
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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