History Trivia / TheNightmareBeforeChristmas

30th Jul '16 1:30:52 PM nombretomado
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* CreatorCameo: DannyElfman's head is inside the jazz trio's upright bass.

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* CreatorCameo: DannyElfman's Music/DannyElfman's head is inside the jazz trio's upright bass.



* NonSingingVoice: Creator/DannyElfman does the singing voice of Jack, while Chris Sarandon does the speaking voice. In ''Oogie's Revenge'', the trope is averted with Sarandon singing the songs.

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* NonSingingVoice: Creator/DannyElfman Music/DannyElfman does the singing voice of Jack, while Chris Sarandon does the speaking voice. In ''Oogie's Revenge'', "Oogie's Revenge", the trope is averted with Sarandon singing the songs.



** DannyElfman was not the first choice to do the music. Instead, [[Film/TheNeverEndingStory Giorgio Moroder]] was offered the project but turned it down.

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** DannyElfman Music/DannyElfman was not the first choice to do the music. Instead, [[Film/TheNeverEndingStory Giorgio Moroder]] was offered the project but turned it down.
25th Apr '16 7:56:37 AM 8BrickMario
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* RecursiveAdaptation: The film was based on an illustrated poem by Tim Burton. An anniversary edition of the poem added some more Burton illustrations more close to the film.
23rd Apr '16 5:18:34 AM Viira
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* HeyItsThatVoice:
** [[Creator/CatherineOHara Catherine O'Hara]] voices Sally and also Shock.
** [[Film/{{Beetlejuice}} Glenn Shadix]] voices The Mayor.
** [[AllDogsGoToHeaven The big lip]][[BigLippedAlligatorMoment ped Alligator]] voices Oogie Boogie.
*** Or, alternately, [[{{Cats}} Old Deuteronomy]].
** And Uncle Louis as Dr. Finklestein!
** Jack has double duty in this case; his normal voice is [[Film/ThePrincessBride Prince Humperdinck]] and his singing voice is [[DannyElfman The Oingo Boingo Guy]].
** [[WhoseLineIsItAnyway Greg Proops]] voices three characters-- the Devil, the ghoulish saxophone player, and the orange-and-black, AmbiguouslyGay Harlequin Demon.
** [[Series/ThePeeWeeHermanShow Pee Wee]] [[Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse Herman]] is Lock. Subverted for Barrel, who is voiced by DannyElfman, but you won't know it just from listening to him.
** '''''[[Creator/ChristopherLee CHRISTOPHER LEE]]''''', of all people can be heard reading Tim Burton's original poem on the 2008 DVD rerelease.
9th Feb '16 10:50:03 PM smalltime
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** At one point Burton considered making a follow-up titled ''The Unlucky Clover'' based around St. Patrick's Day.
2nd Jun '15 5:54:28 AM NWolfman
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* DoingItForTheArt: Holds true for any stop-motion film, but this one is amazing. It took over three years to film; the set took up over a dozen ''sound stages'', which is a phenomenal amount of space.

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* DoingItForTheArt: Holds true for any stop-motion film, but this one is amazing. It took Took over three years to film; the set took film, utilizing up over a dozen ''sound stages'', which is a phenomenal amount of space.space. It was also a technical innovation: a special motion-control camera was created to allow for more sweeping cinematography.
7th May '15 6:14:38 AM AnotherGuy
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* ProductionPosse: Tim Burton regulars like Catherine O'Hara, Glen Shaddix and even Danny Elfman have voice roles.
5th Feb '15 9:44:16 PM Brandon
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** Another idea was to have the bugs exit Oogie Boogie's body and attack Jack. The storyboards for this can be viewed [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gz-X3gVpm3g here.]]
17th Dec '14 6:22:46 AM wrestlingdog909
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* DoingItForTheArt: Holds true for any stop-motion film, but this one is amazing. It took over three years to film; the set took up over a dozen ''sound stages'', which is a phenomenal amount of space.
12th Dec '14 7:06:42 PM NWolfman
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* CreatorCameo: DannyElfman's head is inside the jazz trio's upright bass.
4th Dec '14 4:23:02 AM lepouvantail
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* CashCowFranchise: Oh yes! What makes this even more annoying is that some people buy the stuff to look {{Goth}} or {{Emo}}, not because they actually seen the movie. Ironically, Tim Burton seemed to try to prevent this to an extent, by refusing to do sequels and ruin the integrity of the movie for fans.

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* CashCowFranchise: Oh yes! What makes this even more annoying is that some people buy the stuff to look {{Goth}} or {{Emo}}, not because they they've actually seen the movie. Ironically, Tim Burton seemed to try to prevent this to an extent, by refusing to do sequels and ruin the integrity of the movie for fans.
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