An Animated Look at the Inner Workings of Sesame Street’s Iconic Big Bird

Caroll Spinney Big Bird

A charming clip from the documentary I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story, explains through a combination of animation and interviews, the amazing inner workings of the iconic Big Bird character, all the while paying beautiful tribute to the dedicated man who has given life to this feathery yellow muppet for so many years.

Mechanics of Big Bird

via Neatorama

Lori Dorn
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