Dislocation in time, time signatures, time as a philosophical concept, and slavery to time are some of the themes touched upon in this nine-minute, experimental film, which was written, directed, and produced by Jim Henson-and starred Jim Henson! Screened for the first time at the Museum of Modern Art in May of 1965, Time Piece enjoyed an eighteen-month run at one Manhattan movie theater and was nominated for an Academy Award for outstanding short subject. Written by
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Features a rare live-action performance by Jim Henson
. Although Henson occasionally gave interviews, he almost never appeared onscreen in his own later work, preferring to work though puppets and/or behind the camera. See more
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