Saturday Frights: The Sandman By Paul Berry (1991)

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The Sandman - Paul Berry

This week for your viewing pleasure we have the Oscar nominated stop-motion short entitled “The Sandman” that was directed by Paul Berry, it’s an entertaining and wicked short film that will keep you on your toes and thinking about the ending for a while to come. The story is inspired by the description of the Sandman from the short story by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Make sure to watch until the last credit for a final shock.

So come settle down with us in the Retroist Vault and let us hope that the Sandman doesn’t come a calling on us!

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