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Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town | Emily Zemler on Compiling the History of Beloved Film Into Book

The Nightmare Before Christmas had an enduring legacy for the past 30 years since its release by Tim Burton.

Author and journalist Emily Zemler compiled the films history and influences into a beautiful collectible book titled Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town The Story, the Characters, and the Legacy.

This 168-age hardcover book features extensive research into its history from the originations to the production and box office numbers. Also, it features extensive and original interviews with creator Tim Burton and others ranging from voice actors, musicians, and the production staff of the film.

Here is the full description of the book:

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 forward by Tim Burton himself, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town celebrates the film and the culture that has grown around it with exclusive and interviews from:

*Author and creator, Tim Burton,

*Animators, sculptors, and other artists of the film,

*Musical talent behind Jack Skellington,

*The iconic voice of Sally, comic actress 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.

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LRM Online’s Gig Patta chatted with author Emily Zemler on the origination, influences, and settling that debate of it being a Christmas or a Halloween movie.

Emily Zemler is a London-based writer and journalist. She contributes to many outlets, including the Los Angeles Times and Rolling Stone. She co-authored A Sick Life with TLC’s Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and authored The Art and Making of Aladdin and Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara.

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: Beyond Halloween Town is currently available for purchase online and at bookstores everywhere.

Check out the exclusive interview with Emily Zemler below. Let us know what you think of the interview.

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Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Epic Ink

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