Bob Baker Marionette Theater
by Randal J. Metz / foreword by Jordan Peele
Bob Baker Marionette Theater has enchanted families in Los Angeles and beyond with delightful marionette performances since 1963. Enchanted Strings: Bob Baker Marionette Theater captures the visual history of this palace of puppetry from Bob Baker’s earliest days to the theater’s transformation into a thriving hub of creative culture.
You’ll meet the remarkable visual artists and craftspeople who worked alongside him, contributing their talents to build the theater, design the shows, and hand-craft more than two thousand incredible marionettes. Archival images and ephemera provide a behind-the-scenes look at Bob’s amazing work for his theater, Walt Disney, and iconic Hollywood films. With more than 300 vintage and contemporary photographs, Enchanted Strings will delight Bob Baker Marionette Theater fans around the world, and fascinate everyone who is a child at heart!
- 176 pages
- 300+ images
- 9"h x 9"w
- hardcover; ISBN 978-1-62640-107-5; $40.00
(Available in stores Feb 8, 2022; pre-orders made here will ship Dec 1, 2021)