- ISBN 9780688156817 / 0688156819
- Title The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories
- Author Tim Burton
- Category Short Stories
Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)
- Format Hardcover
- Year 1975
- Pages 115
- Publisher William Morrow & Company
- Language English
- Dimensions 134mm x 17mm x 198mm
Filmmaker Tim Burton is known for his unique ability to mix intelligent wit with highly original visual intrigue. In this volume, Burton gives birth to a cast of gruesomely sympathetic children—misguided outcasts who struggle to find love and belonging in their cruel worlds, where destruction and misery lurk in every corner. Illustrations.
From breathtaking stop-action animation to bittersweet modern fairy tales, filmmaker Tim Burton has become known for his unique visual brilliance — witty and macabre at once. Now he gives birth to a cast of gruesomely sympathetic children — misunderstood outcasts who struggle to find love and belonging in their cruel, cruel worlds. His lovingly lurid illustrations evoke both the sweetness and the tragedy of these dark yet simple beings — hopeful, hapless heroes who appeal to the ugly outsider in all of us, and let us laugh at a world we have long left behind (mostly anyway).
Tim Burton is the creative genius behind “Batman, BeetlejuicTim Burton is the creative genius behind ”Batman, Beetlejuice, Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands, Mars Attacks!, Pee Wee's Bie, Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands, Mars Attacks!, Pee Wee's Big Adventure, “ and ”The Nightmare Before Christmas, “ among g Adventure, ” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas, ” among others. He began his career at Disney, where his first projeothers. He began his career at Disney, where his first project was a six-minute tribute to Vincent Price. His second filct was a six-minute tribute to Vincent Price. His second fil