DISNEY TIM BURTON’S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS: BEYOND HALLOWEEN TOWN

Subtitle The Story, the Characters, and the Legacy

Emily Zemler
Description Description After 30 years, discover the inspirations behind Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas and its legacy as a certified pop-culture experience. 

What is it about Jack Skellington that is so compelling? Why does the love between Sally and Jack resonate with so many? The feature-length, stop-motion movie about the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town who becomes obsessed with celebrating Christmas is a fascinating musical and love story that has transcended the original film and captivated the world. From the improbable tale to the lovable characters, Tim Burton’s creation has turned into a lifestyle, branching into fashion, video games, card and board games, live-action concerts, themed celebrations at Disneyland, and even cameos in other movies.

Featuring an original foreword by Tim Burton himself, Disney Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town celebrates the film and the culture that has grown around it with exclusive and original interviews from:
 
  • Author and creator, Tim Burton
  • Animators, sculptors, and other artists of the film
  • Jack Skellington himself, Danny Elfman
  • The iconic voice of Sally, Catherine O’Hara
  • Musicians on the Nightmare Revisited album

Delve into the magic of Halloween and Christmas in a story told through unlikely heroes that started 30 years ago. This beautifully designed coffee-table book is sure to captivate die-hard and casual fans alike.
Format:
Format Paper Over Board 168 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9780760380987
Size:
Size8.25 in x 11.75 in / 209.55 mm x 298.45 mm
Published:
Published Date August 22nd, 2023
Emily Zemler
Emily Zemler is a writer and journalist based in London. She is a frequent contributor to the Los Angeles Times and Rolling Stone, among other prestigious outlets. Emily is the co-author of A Sick Life, with TLC’s Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, and the author of The Art and Making of Aladdin and Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara.
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