In 1963 Life Magazine published a wonderful article about American puppeteer icon Bil Baird. Portions of the article are printed online and can be see here, and be sure to check out the beautiful slide show of black and white images of Bil’s tour throughout India in 1962.
Bil Baird, a protege of Tony Sarg, is an icon of the American Puppetry scene. Even years after his passing his legacy continues to live on. Many will recognize the puppets in the image to the left. Used in the “Goat Herder” song in the film “The Sound of Music” starring Julie Andrews. Located in […]