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    Tim Burton's the "Nightmare Before Christmas": The Film, the Art, the Vision (Paperback) By (author) Frank Thompson, Foreword by Tim Burton

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    DescriptionThe "Making Of" book for Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas is getting a new cover treatment - with a bright shiny Halloween glow and eye-catching title treatment. On screen, Jack Skellington leaps with joy, singing with wonder at his discovery of Christmas Town. He seems so real, so alive, that we believe both and his fantastical world must somehow exist. But in reality it is not Jack who is the star of the show; it is the over 140 artists and technicians who spent more than two years bringing Jack and all his cohorts to life on the screen. Every gesture Jack makes was created by a human hand, by an animator who moved the puppet in tiny increments from frame to frame. Every character, every set, every prop--even the candy canes--had to be designed and then actually fabricated by someone. This book tells the true story of the film, highlighting the art and the vision that make the movie so memorable. Also included are the complete lyrics to the film.


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    Title
    Tim Burton's the "Nightmare Before Christmas"
    Subtitle
    The Film, the Art, the Vision
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Frank Thompson, Foreword by Tim Burton
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 215 mm
    Height: 275 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 644 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781423125419
    ISBN 10: 142312541X
    Classifications

    LC classification: N
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.6
    BIC E4L: PER
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    BISAC V2.8: PER004000
    BIC subject category V2: APF
    Ingram Subject Code: PR
    Libri: I-PR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25880
    DC22: 791.4372
    B&T Book Type: JN
    B&T General Subject: 215
    Abridged Dewey: 700
    BISAC V2.8: JNF006000
    Thema V1.0: ATF
    Illustrations note
    illustrations (chiefly col.), col. ports.
    Publisher
    Disney Book Publishing Inc.
    Imprint name
    Disney Editions
    Publication date
    29 October 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York