Television Puppetry

Burr Tillstrom’s Berlin Wall

By June 6, 2012 September 8th, 2014 No Comments

Burr Tillstrom’s Berlin Wall is a famous “hand ballet” that was originally broadcast on the January 10, 1964 episode of That Was the Week That Was in the United States. Intended to symbolize the emotional conflicts caused by the `60s Berlin Wall crisis, Burr won both a Peabody Award and an Emmy for his performance.

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