The film is narrated by Vincent Price, a lifelong idol and inspiration for Burton. Vincent Price was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice as well as his serio-comic performances in a series of horror films made in the latter part of his career.
The Nightmare Before Christmas is a 1993 American stop-motion musican fantasy film directed by Henry Selick and produced/co-written by Tim Burton. It tells the story of Jack Skellington, a being from "Halloween Town" who opens a portal to "Christmas Town" and decides to celebrate the holiday with some dastardly and comical consequences.
It originated in a poem written by Tim Burton in 1982, while he was working as an animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios after the success of Vincent in the same year.