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The nightmare before Christmas  Cover Image DVD DVD

The nightmare before Christmas / Walt Disney Pictures presents ; story and characters by Tim Burton ; screenplay by Caroline Thompson ; produced by Tim Burton and Denise Di Novi ; directed by Henry Selick.

Burton, Tim, 1958- (screenwriter,, film producer.). Thompson, Caroline, 1956- (screenwriter.). Selick, Henry, (film director.). Reubens, Paul, 1952- (voice actor.). Sarandon, Chris, (voice actor.). Elfman, Danny, (voice actor.). O'Hara, Catherine, (voice actor.). Lee, Christopher, 1922-2015 (onscreen participant.). Walt Disney Pictures, (presenter.). Disney Enterprises (1996- ), (publisher.). Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm), (film distributor.).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (77 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Twenty-fifth anniversary edition].
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Disney, [2018]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Wide screen (1.66:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Special features (not indicated on container) include audio commentary and three featurettes: What's this? : Jack's haunted mansion holiday tour; Tim Burton's original poem narrated by Christopher Lee; The making of Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voices: Paul 'Pee Wee Herman' Reubens, Chris Sarandon, Danny Elfman, Catherine O'hara, William Hickey, Ken Page.
Summary, etc.:
Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloweentown, gets bored and kidnaps Santa after he learns of the wonder of Christmas. Digitally restored and remastered.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for some scary images.
System Details Note:
DVD; described video; 5.1 Dolby digital audio; English DVS 2.0 Dolby digital; 5.1 Dolby digital (French, Spanish)
Language Note:
English, French or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video. Some options not indicated on container.
Source of Description Note:
Title from disc surface.
Subject: Santa Claus > Juvenile films.
Halloween > Juvenile films.
Good and evil > Juvenile films.
Kidnapping > Juvenile films.
Genre: Feature films.
Animated films.
Children's films.
Stop-motion animation films.
Fantasy films.
Fiction films.
Christmas films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

Available copies

  • 32 of 35 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 6 of 6 copies available at Jefferson County.


  • 1 current hold with 35 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson County Library-Arnold DVD JF NIGHTMAR (Text) 30000024528774 Juvenile Videos Available -
Jefferson County Library-Arnold JDVD NIGHTMAR (Text) 30000024528816 Juvenile Videos Available -
Jefferson County Library-Northwest JDVD NIGHTMAR (Text) 30000024418513 Seasonal Available -
Jefferson County Library-Northwest JDVD NIGHTMAR (Text) 30000024418554 Seasonal Available -
Jefferson County Library-Windsor DVD NIGHTMAR (Text) 30000023686946 Videos Available -
Jefferson County Library-Windsor JDVD NIGHTMAR (Text) 30000024712022 Juvenile Videos Available -

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