marionette


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a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer

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Iorwen's interest in the marionette began whilst she was for some time in the south west of France, where she came across old marionettes and began to collect them.
David Graham, 92, who has voiced Parker since 1965, got to meet the wood marionette yesterday and described the character as "lovable and popular".
Students in one third-grade classroom were presented with the following challenge: Working as a member of a design team, you will develop a marionette play that illustrates a significant historical event.
We wonder, for example, whether the marionette standing on the hip of the sleeping artist is another portrait of Cardiff.
Based on his first-hand experience of working with Craig, Carr's eye-witness account of Craig's work, corroborated by Craig's own widely publicized interview and his famous essay, "The Actor and the Uber-Marionette", reveals Craig's grand scheme of replacing the human actor with mechanical puppets, wood figures, marionettes, and the Uber-Marionettes on his model stages equipped with moveable screens and columns and illuminated by expressive light, all controlled by the invisible hand of an authoritarian scenic artist or director.
A marionette is only manipulated by strings attached to an overhead frame.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- On Tuesday, ystanbul welcomed the 18th edition of its annual puppet festival, which is offering dozens of performances by an international selection of marionette performers in various venues across the city for the next two weeks.
The last two installments of the "Cabaret Crusades" cycle are more highly aestheticized than "The Horror Show File" -- both because of the marionette and set design and the music and song the artist has sprinkled through both works.
We found that our marionette septoplasty procedure required significantly less surgical time and resulted in a significantly shorter duration of postoperative edema than did open septoplasty, while there was no statistically significant difference between the two procedures in the degree of pain.
The Bob Baker Marionette Theater captivated children and adults with its ornate wooden puppets and props.
Author Buonanno seeks to understand and report on the marionette theatre of Palermo in Sicily.
Other companies eschew words altogether--such as London's String Theatre Marionettes, which has created whimsical beetles, grasshoppers, spiders and dragonflies for its Marionette Insect Circus, adapting techniques from Victorian puppetry.
Thunderbirds was first screened in 1965 using a form of marionette puppetry dubbed 'supermarionation'.
The three-ring circus of the imagination will be full of energy, and promises to dazzle audiences with secret special effects originating in the classic 19th century European marionette theatre, a statement from a BSF official said.
THE Giant Uncle, a giant marionette, makes his way down Castle Street, Liverpool, to meet the Lord Mayor on his pursuit to find his niece in Sea Odyssey, a love story based on the sinking of the Titanic.