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Enchanted Strings: Bob Baker Marionette Theater Hardcover – February 8, 2022
by Randal Metz (Author)

Step inside a world where imagination dwells!
Foreword by Jordan Peele!
In a heart-warming foreword, Oscar- and Emmy-winning director, writer, and actor Jordan Peele describes his love of puppetry and the profound impact the art form has on audiences of all ages.About the Author
The Bob Baker Marionette Theater was founded in 1963 by Bob Baker and Alton Wood. With over 300 performances a year, utilizing over 2000 handcrafted puppets, the Theater's mission is to educate, celebrate, and inspire imagination through puppetry and the allied arts. The Bob Baker Marionette Theater is proud for having been recognized, nationally and locally, for the skill and dedication of their performers and staff, the craftsmanship of their puppets, and their deep commitment to the city of Los Angeles.
Bob Baker Marionette Theater has enchanted families in Los Angeles and beyond with delightful marionette performances since 1963. Enchanted Strings captures the visual history of this palace of puppetry from Bob Baker’s earliest days to the theater’s transformation into a thriving hub of creative culture. You’ll meet the remarkable visual artists and craftspeople who worked alongside him, contributing their talents to build the theater, design the shows, and hand-craft over two thousand incredible marionettes. Archival images and ephemera provide a behind-the-scenes look at Bob’s amazing work for Walt Disney and iconic Hollywood films. With more than 300 vintage and contemporary photographs, Enchanted Strings will delight Bob Baker Marionette Theater fans around the world, and fascinate everyone who is a child at heart!
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Angel City Press (February 8, 2022)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 176 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1626401071
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1626401075
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.75 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 9.1 x 0.6 x 9.1 inches
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