The Muppet Movie
Story: The first Muppet feature. Kermit
decides to leave his swamp for fame and fortune in Hollywood.
Scenery: A scene driving through moss covered
trees was filmed at Rancho San Carlos near Carmel Valley. Some other road
scenes filmed in Monterey County.
Director: James Frawley.
Stars: Kermit The Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear,
and other Muppets (performed by Jim Hensen, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson,
Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz), Charles Durning, Austin Pendleton, Edgar Bergen,
Milton Berle, Mel Brooks, James Coburn, Dom DeLuise, Elliott Gould, Bob Hope,
Madeline Kahn, Carol Kane, Cloris Leachman, Steve Martin, Richard Pryor,
Telly Savalas, Orson Welles, Paul Williams.
Studio: Henson Associates/Incorporated Television
Film: color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Sound: Dolby Stereo
Running time: Originally released at 97 minutes,
later cut to 94 min.
MPAA Rating: G
Academy Awards: Nominated for best musical score
and song (The Rainbow Connection).