In “Edward Scissorhands,” Dianne Wiest played an Avon representative who takes in a boy with scissors for hands. In 1990, she appeared on TODAY to talk about the Tim Burton movie.
01:26 — Burton's dark vision of Gotham City combined with star performances made this a box office smash. Danny Elfman's music adds to the moody fun.
01:07 — President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.
00:36 — Nassor revives his mummified hamster Colossus in Tim Burton and Disney's Frankenweenie.
01:54 — Victor brings his deceased dog Sparky back to life in Tim Burton and Walt Disney Pictures' 1984 short film, Frankenweenie.
01:45 — Stop motion artists work fastidiously to bring puppets to life in Disney and Tim Burton's Frankenweenie.
01:21 — Mr. Whiskers dreams about Victor in Disney and Tim Burton's Frankenweenie.
01:04 — The creative team behind Disney and Tim Burton's Frankenweenie discusses creating the suburban town of New Holland.
00:38 — Go behind the scenes of Tim Burton's stop-motion animated film Frankenweenie with an electrifying interactive book! Now available in the iBookstore.
01:26 — New Holland Elementary's new science teacher delivers a lesson in lightening in Tim Burton and Disney's Frankenweenie.
00:27 — Oogie Boogie swings a classic tune from Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas.
00:47 — Victor and his beloved dog Sparky watch one of their favorite home movies in Disney and Tim Burton's Frankenweenie.
01:42 — Mr. Rzykruski offers Victor some scientific advice in Tim Burton and Disney's Frankenweenie.
00:33 — Students of New Holland speculate about their town's creepy origins in Tim Burton and Disney's Frankenweenie.
01:17 — Bob and Toshiaki experiment with a home-made rocket pack in Tim Burton and Disney's Frankenweenie.
- Birth Name: Timothy William Burton
- Birth Place: Burbank, California, United States
- Birthday: August 25, 1958, Virgo
- Profession: Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Animator
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