Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.

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Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.

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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 »

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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 cats, / Though he'd rather share a home with spiders and bats. / There he could reflect on the horrors he's invented, / And wander dark hallways alone and tormented. / Vincent is nice when his aunt comes to see him, / But imagines dipping her in wax for his wax museum. / He ...
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The Tim Burton Story
2 January 2003 | by (Your Critic of Critics) – See all my reviews

During his days as an animator in Disney, Tim Burton was very frustrated and bored with his work. So he decided to take a shot at directing. At the time he was still under contract with Disney so his first two efforts are shorts done by Disney. Both rejected for release for it's content. This is the first and Burton's directorial debut. The film is autobiographical because it features Burton's love for Vincent Price. Oddly enough the movie is narrated by Price himself. The film itself is unique and interesting but Burton still hadn't reached his strength as a director and that is normal since it's his first effort. Regardless it's a very good short film and showed potential for Burton and what he would become.

3(***)out of 4(****)stars


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