1993 Tim Burton’s stop-animated musical fantasy film “The Nightmare Before Christmas” opens in the U.S. The film score and songs were written by Danny Elfman, who also provides the singing voice of protagonist Jack Skellington.
The idea for the movie came from a poem written by Burton in 1982, when he was an animator for Disney. Disney considered producing “Nightmare” in the early ’80′s, but ultimately decided it was “too weird.” Tim Burton left the studio in 1984 to pursue his weird dreams.
In 1990, after Burton had successfully produced “Beetlejuice” and — Read more