Sally was a special
friend who loved Jack and knew him the best. She tried to warn
him of the folly of his obsessive quest. He didn't listen,
but she truly loved him in spite of this. In the end, they climbed
the hill together to spend their life in bliss.
This rag doll creation of Dr. Finklestein loves to sew... especially herself! Sally can rip off her arms and legs and then stick them back on, a useful
trick when trying to escape from her evil creator. Sally is very talented with herbs and concocts
a variety of brews in her kitchen. She has a room in the scientist's house
and often sits in her room, by her window or on her bed, and thinks about
She puts deadly nightshade into the scientist's food, putting him to sleep so she can go out. In a more conventional film, with a more conventional
heroine, Sally might be little more than Jack Skellington's romantic interest.
she becomes Jack's kindred spirit, the only one
who can truly understands how he
feels. Sally is essentially an animated rag doll.
She's basically a Frankenstein like puppet. She looks 1ike she's sewn together
from a bunch of scraps." Her balance is precarious. Her arms flop. Her
mouth is a tragic slash. Sally is certainly far from conventional
ideals of beauty. But she doesn't even raise an eyebrow in Halloweenland,
where everybody looks a little . . . different.The Sally character came
from something real deep in me," confesses Tim Burton, a sort of weird
impulse. She came out of drawings with this strange stitching image that
I'd been thinking about for a while. I guess I work out a lot of psychological
problems with these things.
Sally an expert at mixing potions, makes
deadly nightshade soup to put the scientist to sleep.
Sally jumps from the tower. She
will do almost anything to escape from her prison and reach her final destiny.