Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of The Nightmare Before Christmas (Collector’s Edition) on 26th August 2008. Writer and producer Tim Burton’s animated tale returns to DVD with a new digital restoration and new extras made just for this release.
1.66:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Directed by Henry Selick, The Nightmare Before Christmas combines stop-motion animation with three-dimensional sets.
Priced at $32.99 SRP the 2-Disc Collector’s Edition DVD set offers the following features:
English, French and Spanish languages
”DisneyFile” Digital Copy - a third disc holds a digital copy of the film in your choices of iTunes of Windows Media formats.
NEW! What’s This? Jack’s Haunted Mansion Holiday Tour – Viewers choose the way they want to tour Disneyland’s Holiday Haunted Mansion. “On Track” explores a tricked-out version of the Haunted Mansion, while “Off Track” reveals what went into creating all the creepy fun.
NEW! Tim Burton’s Original poem narrated by Christopher Lee – Tim Burton’s poem that inspired the creation of the movie. Now, the original verse comes to creepy life as performed by legendary actor Christopher.Lee.
NEW! Film Commentary – commentary by producer and writer Tim Burton, director Henry Selick and composer Danny Elfman.
NEW! Introduction To Frankenweenie! – A new un-cut version introduction by Tim Burton.
The Making of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas - Go behind the scenes of the very first full-length stop motion animated movie with the filmmakers.
The Worlds of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas – Witness the creation of the film’s richly imagined dreamscapes, including Halloween Town, Christmas Town and the Real World.
Storyboard to Film Comparison
Original Theatrical Trailers and Posters
PLUS Tim Burton’s Complete Short Film Vincent
Additionally, WDSHE is also offering Nightmare buffs the opportunity to purchase a limited release of the Ultimate Collector’s Edition DVD Set featuring an individually numbered hand-painted bust of Jack Skellington in all his gory glory equipped with a
Jack’s “Sandy Claws” hat and beard, a sound chip that plays memorable lines from the film and a letter of authenticity. The SRP for this set is $179.99.