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The Gifts of Tony Sarg | American Experience | PBS

Clip: Season 31 | 7m 50s

Tony Sarg delighted children and adults, alike, with wondrous puppets: from the huge, other-worldly sea serpent that washed up on Nantucket’s shore in 1937 to the giant balloons bounding along New York’s streets in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. An artist and visionary, Sarg was known as the father of modern American puppetry.

Aired: 11/27/19

Rating: NR

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