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A fictional barber who kills customers and gives the bodies to Mrs Lovett to bake into pies to sell. Dramatized in multiple movies, including 2007's Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Tim Burton's adaptation of the Sondheim musical.

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How did Benjamin Barker come up with the titular name Sweeney Todd?

In the Tim Burton musical opera, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), the titular character Sweeney Todd starts as Benjamin Barker. Barker was falsely imprisoned for 15 years by a ...
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Connection between Sweeney Todd and Edward Scissorhands

I have not yet seen Sweeney Todd, however, I did watch Edward Scissorhands and the poster similarity seemed striking. From what I have read about Sweeney Todd, I concluded that both movies involve ...
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Where was Benjamin Barker before Anthony “found” him?

At the beginning of Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street [2007], Benjamin Barker tells Anthony: "If you hadn't found me, I'd be lost in the ocean still" What exactly does he ...
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Why Did Tim Burton cut the Ballad from Sweeney Todd?

So, I've been thinking a lot about Tim Burton's movie adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's stage musical, Sweeney Todd. (Or, rather, I was recently reminded of a question that I had when it first came out,...