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First Clip for Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie' Unleashed

September 12, 2012 (6:08 am) GMT
The snippet sees an eccentric teacher who looks scary when explaining the creation of lightning in his class.
First Clip for Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie' Unleashed

Tim Burton's new stop-motion movie "" has dropped its very first clip. Titled "Lightning", the snippet takes place in a classroom where a creepy teacher teaches his students about the creation of lightning. Instead of explaining it in a scientific way, the eccentric teacher scares his students with his hyperbolic story which sounds more like a horror tale.

"Frankeenweenie" is a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life - with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor's fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new "leash on life" can be monstrous.

Burton directed the black-and-white animation in addition to producing it with Allison Abbate. Lining up in the voice cast ensemble are , , , , Charlie Tahan, , , Robert Capron and .

The movie will hit theaters across the U.S. on October 5.

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