La Historia Society - The Jim Henson Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Jim Henson's Groundbreaking Film Labyrinth

Jan 4, 2022

Celebrating 25 Years of Labyrinth

Welcome to La Historia Society, where we proudly present the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Jim Henson's groundbreaking film Labyrinth by The Jim Henson Company. Join us as we embark on a journey through the history, impact, and enduring legacy of this iconic movie.

The Making of Labyrinth

In the magical world of Labyrinth, created by the legendary Jim Henson, a young girl named Sarah, played by Jennifer Connelly, embarks on a quest to rescue her baby brother Toby from the clutches of Jareth the Goblin King, portrayed by the irreplaceable David Bowie. Released in 1986, Labyrinth combined the visionary storytelling of Henson and the enchanting music of Bowie to create an unforgettable movie experience.

The production of Labyrinth was a labor of love, with Henson's unparalleled dedication and meticulous attention to detail evident in every frame. From the magnificent creature designs and animatronics to the intricately constructed sets, the movie set a new standard for innovative practical effects in the realm of fantasy filmmaking.

The Impact

Labyrinth captured the hearts and imaginations of audiences worldwide, becoming a beloved cult classic that continues to captivate new generations. The film's unique blend of fantasy, adventure, and humor, along with its unforgettable characters and enchanting musical numbers, has secured its rightful place in cinematic history.

At its core, Labyrinth explores themes of self-discovery, personal growth, and the power of imagination. Sarah's journey in the labyrinth mirrors the challenges and triumphs we all face on our own paths, making the film not only an entertaining spectacle but also a profound exploration of the human experience.

The Legacy Lives On

The Jim Henson Company has ensured that the legacy of Labyrinth endures by nurturing its fan community and introducing new generations to the magic of this timeless classic. Through special events, screenings, merchandise, and more, the company has kept the spirit of Labyrinth alive and thriving.

With the 25th anniversary celebration, La Historia Society aims to honor The Jim Henson Company's dedication to preserving the magic of Labyrinth. We invite you to join us in this extraordinary celebration as we shine a spotlight on the film's enduring impact and the lasting influence it has had on popular culture.

Join Us

Whether you're a long-time fan or someone discovering Labyrinth for the first time, La Historia Society welcomes you to be a part of this milestone celebration of a truly remarkable film. Keep an eye on our website for updates on events, exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes stories, and much more!