Wednesday, December 10, 2008


US 1982. PC: Walt Disney Productions. D+SC: Tim Burton. B&w, 1,37:1. AN: Stephen Chiodo. AD+puppets: Rich Heinrichs. Narrator: Vincent Price. Animation. 6 min. A Walt Disney Company print by special permission screened once at Cinema Orion, Helsinki, 9 Dec 2008. - A slightly dark and soft print. - Revisited: the perfect prelude to Tim Burton's oeuvre. - IMDB plot synopsis: "Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother." - High contrast visual style, angular shapes, Vincent Price reciting Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" in his regal voice.

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