The inspired opening number of Nightmare Before Christmas which introduces us to Jack,
the town of Halloween, its Mayor, the female lead, and the other characters of the film.
For a discussion of the aesthetics of sword fights using one of these scenes as an example,
kitchen, are seated and see Henny Youngman begin his act. According to the cinematographer
in the documentary below, they had 8 takes (which is not that many) and it took less than a
day to shoot.
not permit me to post this piece. So you will have to see it another way. Some of the lyrics
are in note 1, below.
technical problems, the last 20 seconds or so are missing, but you get the idea.
For a different discussion on this and related scenes in the movie, see
1. The lyrics of Kazakhstan National Anthem are a little hard to make out, so here is my best translation of the lyrics.
Kazakhstan greatest country in the world
All other countries are run by little girls
Kazakhstan number one exporter of potassium!
Other countries have inferior potassium.
Kazakhstan home of Tinshein swimming pool
Its length 30 meter and length 6 meter
Filtration system a marvel to behold
It removes 80 percent of human solid waste
Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, you very nice place!
From plains of Tarashenk to Northern Fence of Jewtown!