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The Muppet Movie (1979) was a Film directed by James Frawley and produced by Jim Henson, Martin Starger, Lew Grade and David Lazer.

Academy Awards 1979 --- Ceremony Number 53 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringSong Score by Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher; Adaptation Score by Paul WilliamsNominated
Best Music - SongMusic and Lyric by Paul Williams and Kenny AscherNominated

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Classic Films in Focus: THE MUPPET MOVIE (1979)

By Jennifer Garlen on Nov 29, 2012 From Virtual Virago

Like Star Wars (1977), The Muppet Movie (1979) was a watershed event in the formation of Gen Xers' cinematic culture. Jim Henson and George Lucas certainly recognized a common spirit in one another, and their films resonated with their youthful audiences in similarly enduring ways. By the time the f... Read full article

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