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Director:
Writer:
Tim Burton (written by)
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Release Date:
1 October 1982 (USA) See more »
Plot:
Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win See more »
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Cast

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Vincent Price ... Narrator (voice)

Directed by
Tim Burton 
 
Writing credits
Tim Burton (written by)

Produced by
Rick Heinrichs .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ken Hilton 
 
Cinematography by
Victor Abdalov 
 
Production Design by
Tim Burton 
 
Art Direction by
Rick Heinrichs (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Rick Heinrichs .... additional designer
Rick Heinrichs .... sculptor
Rick Heinrichs .... puppets (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Allen Hurd .... sound (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Stephen Chiodo .... animator
 
Other crew
Stephen Chiodo .... technical director
 
Thanks
David Allen .... with gratitude to (as Dave Allen)
Eric Brevig .... with gratitude to
Julie Hickson .... with gratitude to
Christopher Roth .... with gratitude to (as Chris Roth)
Chas Smith .... with gratitude to
 
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6 min
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An early form of Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) can be seen in the upper-left corner of the screen at 4:45.See more »
Quotes:
Narrator:Vincent Malloy is seven years old, / He's always polite and does what he's told. / For a boy his age he's considerate and nice, / But he wants to be just like Vincent Price. / He doesn't mind living with his sister, dog and cat, / Though he'd rather share a home with spiders and bats...See more »
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16 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Amazing Greys, 5 January 2006
Author: tedg (tedg@FilmsFolded.com) from Virginia Beach

Thank heavens for Tim Burton. He knows how to make movies. Many people do. But how many do it by having an original notion, a specific, genuinely original tone and then project that into the machinery we have to make movies. Someone like him needs to fight at every step, something that someone like Spielberg just flows with.

So he needs to be supported, rather like Woody Allen, no matter what.

But sometimes he will surprise. For me, those surprises come in small bits, usually parts of movies.

This little thing is so perfectly conceived though. Other than "PeeWee," and "Corpse" this is the only project where the scope of the thing is larger than the timespan.

Plus it has a simple self-referential caste: Vincent the boy who wishes to be Vincent Price, in a story narrated by Vincent himself. A movie about a life about movies, A movie by Burton about the young Burton. An antiSeuss, using the Seuss cadence.

Ted's Evaluation -- 3 of 3: Worth watching.

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