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Sesame Street “Lost and Found”

Sesame Street “Lost and Found”

November 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Museum of the Moving Image

36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street Queens
Astoria

Free with museum admission

Suggested Ages: 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 15-18, Adult Friendly

Take a look at rare footage of Sesame Street that never aired, was shelved after initial broadcast, or featured characters that have been retired. A panel of insiders will shed light on such stories as why Margaret Hamilton (who played the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz) never reappeared, and why viewers never saw Snuffy’s parents get a divorce. Special guests include Rosemarie Truglio (Sesame Workshop Senior VP of Curriculum and Content) and Norman Stiles (Former Head Writer).

Before or after the screenings, visit interactive Jim Henson’s World, see Star Wars memorabilia and play classic arcade games.

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