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In the Director's Chair: The Man Who Invented Edward Scissorhands (1990)

TV Movie | 26 min | Biography

A biographical "mockumentary" that offers a glimpse into the life and mind of master of the macabre, director Tim Burton. It features faked home movies of Burton's idiosyncratic childhood and tongue-in-cheek interviews. Originally ...See moreA biographical "mockumentary" that offers a glimpse into the life and mind of master of the macabre, director Tim Burton. It features faked home movies of Burton's idiosyncratic childhood and tongue-in-cheek interviews. Originally premiered as an HBO special to promote the release of "Edward Scissorhands" Written by Anonymous See less
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Kim H. Howard (as Kim Howard)
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Nov 1990 (United States)

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Amy M. Allen
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Alan Arkin
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Jim Brown
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Tim Burton
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Dawn Eash
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Jeffrey Jones
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Bob Kane
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Stuart Lancaster
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Will Lyman
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Vincent Price
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Paul Reubens
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Joe Roth
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Winona Ryder
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Heather Thomas
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Stan Winston
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6.8 / 10 | 25 votes