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I wanted to put two characters of flesh and bone in the middle of all these artificial creatures," Jim Henson explained, "and David Bowie embodies a certain maturity, with his sexuality, his disturbing aspect, all sorts of things that characterize the adult world." [9] Expounding that Jareth "must have something attractive and menacing about him" and be both "positive and negative at the same time", [21] Henson said that Bowie "had the advantage of being able to be seductive, threatening, scary", [9] and was able to create the range he wanted in the character. [22] Froud similarly felt that Bowie was the perfect choice to play Jareth, writing that his " protean persona" made him well-suited to the role, as "Jareth needed to be a mercurial figure who would constantly throw Sarah off balance emotionally." [1] While Labyrinth was made as a film that would appeal to children, Henson also hoped Bowie's presence and musical contributions would make the film more accessible to older demographics. [23] [24] Charismatic Gestures: Emulate Jareth's charismatic hand gestures. Use your hands to emphasize your words and add an extra layer of mystique to your character. a b c d Brian Froud (2007). "Audio Commentary by Conceptual Designer Brian Froud". Labyrinth (Anniversary Edition) (DVD). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Are you ready to take your Halloween celebration to the next level by involving your friends in the magical world of Jareth the Goblin King? Group costumes are a fantastic way to create a memorable and cohesive theme at any Halloween party. Here are some enchanting group costume ideas inspired by characters and elements from "Labyrinth": Braun-Silva, Bethany. "22 Best Halloween Movies for Kids". Parenting. Meredith Corporation . Retrieved 2 September 2021.

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a b c d e f g h Des Saunders (director), Jim Henson (writer) (1986). Inside the Labyrinth (Televised documentary). Los Angeles: Jim Henson Television. I thought David Bowie was exceptionally clever to not bring a truly evil and angry and fiendish tone to his role as the villain. He was so deft at being devilish more than evil, dangerous maybe, but not a character fraught only with ill-will." Return to Labyrinth has Jareth serve as Toby's self-appointed guardian angel throughout the latter's childhood, and Jareth provides him with the material possessions his parents refused to buy him. Jareth lures Toby into the Labyrinth by having one of his goblins steal his homework, and appoints Toby his successor so he is free to travel to the mortal realm to find Sarah. As the series develops Jareth is shown to become steadily more scornful of Toby, and is unimpressed by Toby's choices as Goblin King.

Jake T. Forbes( w),Chris Lie, Kouyu Shurei( a). Return to Labyrinth,vol.1-4(2006–2010).Los Angeles, United States: Tokyopop. Epstein, Leonora (23 May 2014). "For Everyone Whose Sexual Awakening Was Caused By David Bowie In "Labyrinth" ". BuzzFeed. Archived from the original on 24 May 2014 . Retrieved 28 July 2021. If you are a '90s girl, you have seen Labyrinth [...] the movie that made so many young girls secretly aroused by spiky-haired rulers of goblins. Kraft, Courtney (11 January 2016). "Farewell David Bowie". Geek & Sundry. Archived from the original on 25 December 2019 . Retrieved 25 December 2019. Remember, the key to a successful Jareth portrayal is not just in the costume but in how you carry yourself. Channel the Goblin King's confidence, charm, and mystery, and you'll truly become the character. As our enchanting journey into the world of Jareth the Goblin King comes to a close, you've now gathered all the knowledge and inspiration you need to transform yourself into this iconic character. We hope this guide has been a valuable resource in helping you prepare for a Halloween transformation like no other.

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Henson, Jim (29 January 1985). "1/29/1985 – 'Jennifer Connelly auditions for Labry. Cast within a week.' ". Jim Henson's Red Book. Henson.com. Archived from the original on 8 March 2012 . Retrieved 5 January 2020. Bertolino, Hannah (31 January 2022). "From hot vampire to goblin king: 5 of David Bowie's best film looks". Dazed. Archived from the original on 31 January 2022 . Retrieved 28 October 2022. Wurst II, Barry (24 April 2018). "LABYRINTH Old Movie Review". Maui Time. Archived from the original on 21 September 2020 . Retrieved 15 December 2020.Hoffman, Jordan (20 July 2017). "Psychedelia, clubbing and Muppets: inside the world of Jim Henson". The Guardian. Archived from the original on 20 July 2017 . Retrieved 14 January 2021. Froud's son Toby, who as an infant played Labyrinth's character of the same name, stated that the Goblin King is meant to be a sexual icon and a temptation to Sarah, alluding to "the dark fairy in folklore [who] are meant to be tempting." This fact was accentuated by a prominent codpiece added to Bowie's costumes. [41] According to puppeteer coordinator Brian Henson, the codpiece had to be reduced from its original size after the studio reviewed the rushes from the first scene shot with Bowie and deemed his costume inappropriate. The codpiece was reduced for Bowie's subsequent scenes. However, due to Jim Henson's dislike for reshooting, Bowie's first scene (the "Blind Beggar" scene) was not reshot. [42] Owl [ edit ] Engage with Fellow Costume Enthusiasts: Connect with other costume enthusiasts and fans of "Labyrinth" at the party. Share your passion for the movie and your transformation into the Goblin King. It's a great way to make new friends who appreciate your dedication to the character. McGovern, Bridget (8 January 2014). "Suburban Fantasy, Gender Politics, Plus a Goblin Prom: Why Labyrinth is a Classic". Tor.com. Archived from the original on 8 December 2019 . Retrieved 5 May 2019.

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Jareth appears in Labyrinth's tie-in adaptations, which include the novelisation by A. C. H. Smith [155] and the three-issue comic book adaptation published by Marvel Comics, [156] which was first released in a single volume as Marvel Super Special #40 in 1986. [157] He also appears in the film's picture book adaptation, [158] photo album, [159] and Labyrinth: The Computer Game. Fagen, Lucas (23 January 2016). "David Bowie, Prettiest Star". Hyperallergic. Archived from the original on 24 January 2016 . Retrieved 28 October 2022.Butler, Mary Anne (24 July 2021). "Weta Workshop Teases New "Labyrinth" Mini Epics!". NerdBot. Archived from the original on 27 July 2021 . Retrieved 27 July 2021. English singer-songwriter and actor David Bowie portrayed Jareth. He also wrote the songs for Labyrinth. Henson met Bowie in the summer of 1983 to seek his involvement, as Bowie was in the U.S. for his Serious Moonlight Tour at the time. [16] [25] During a meeting in New York on 18 June 1984, Henson showed Bowie some of Froud's concept art to pique his interest in the film. "That impressed me for openers," Bowie later said, "but he also gave me a tape of The Dark Crystal, which really excited me. I could see the potential of adding humans to his world of creatures". Henson continued to pursue Bowie for the role of the Goblin King, developing the character with him in mind and sending him each revision of the script for his comments. [17] [20] The two men met again in Gstaad, Switzerland on 11 February 1985, [20] [26] and Bowie's deal was set on 15 February 1985. [17] [20] Draven, Derek (1 March 2020). "10 Coolest Villains In Movie History". Screen Rant. Archived from the original on 2 March 2020 . Retrieved 16 October 2021.

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