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Quotaions from The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas is an animated family-fantasy film about Jack Skellington as he tries to bring Christmas to his Halloweentown. This film is seen as one of the best Christmas movie animations of all-time. Of course, it is a claymation and not a true animation. Amazing, right? It's a favorite among many. Directed by Henry Selick. Based on the story by Tim Burton. Starring the voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, and Catherine O'Hara. The movie was nominated for the Oscar award for Best Visual Effects.

The following are some quotes from The Nightmare Before Christmas.


Santa: 'Twas a long time ago, longer now than it seems in a place perhaps you've seen in your dreams. For the story you're about to be told began with the holiday worlds of auld. Now you've probably wondered where holidays come from. If you haven't I'd say it's time you begun.
Oogie Boogie Man: I am the shadow on the moon at night / Filling your dreams to the brim with fright.
Lock, Shock, Barrel: Kidnap Mr. Sandy Claws?
Lock: I wanna do it.
Barrel: Let's draw straws!
Shock: Jack said we should work together.
Barrel: Three of a kind.
Lock: Birds of a feather.
Lock, Shock, Barrel: Now and forever!
Jack Skellington: The job I have for you is top secret. It requires skill, craft, cunning, mis...
Shock: And we thought you didn't *like* us, Jack.
Santa: Haven't you heard of peace on earth and goodwill toward men?
Lock, Shock, Barrel: NO!
Jack Skellington: [singing] And on a dark cold night, under full moonlight, he flies into the fog like a vulture in the sky!
[in a deeper tone]
Jack Skellington: And they call him, Sandy... Clawssss...!
Dr. Finkelstein: That's twice this month you've slipped deadly nightshade into my tea and run off.
Sally: Three times!
Mayor: [singing] What a splendid idea! This Christmas sounds fun. I fully endorse it -
[while shooing away a bat he switches his face to look unhappy]
Mayor: let's try it at once!
Jack Skellington: [singing] What's this? What's this? There's color everywhere! What's this? There's white things in the air! What's this? I can't believe my eyes, I must be dreaming; wake up, Jack, this isn't fair! What's this?
Jack Skellington: And I, Jack... THE PUMPKIN KING!
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