Labyrinth (1986)

PG | 101 mins | Fantasy | 27 June 1986

Director:

Jim Henson

Producer:

Eric Rattray

Cinematographer:

Alex Thomson

Editor:

John Grover

Production Designer:

Elliot Scott

Production Companies:

Henson Associates , Lucasfilm, Ltd.
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HISTORY

According to a 15 Sep 1985 NYT article, director Jim Henson’s inspiration to do the movie came from his desire to correct a failure of his earlier picture, The Dark Crystal (1982, see entry). Despite the film’s critical and box-office success, Henson felt it suffered by not having human actors.
       A 27 Jun 1986 Washington Post brief reported that although screenwriter Terry Jones received sole credit, he and Henson had major disagreements on the direction of the story. Writer Elaine May did extensive rewrites, but was uncredited. The NYT article noted that writer Laura Phillips also contributed to the screenplay. She received “special thanks” but no screen credit.
       The NYT article noted that Henson and his team spent two years designing the puppets in the film, claiming that they were “more sophisticated than the radio controlled R2D2 of Star Wars and the creatures in The Dark Crystal".
       New items in the 7 May and 13 May 1985 HR stated that principal photography began 15 Apr 1985 in London, England. All nine sound stages at Elstree Studios, Hertfordshire, England, were used during the twenty-week schedule. The NYT article reported that the film’s budget was $25 million.
       As stated in the NYT article, actor Shari Weiser wore the “Hoggle” suit and moved its appendages, while Brian Henson and three other team members operated Hoggle’s face. Production notes in AMPAS library files state that in other cases, circuitry, mechanisms and remote-control units were used to change puppet expressions. All of Stage 6 at Elstree Studios was used to ... More Less

According to a 15 Sep 1985 NYT article, director Jim Henson’s inspiration to do the movie came from his desire to correct a failure of his earlier picture, The Dark Crystal (1982, see entry). Despite the film’s critical and box-office success, Henson felt it suffered by not having human actors.
       A 27 Jun 1986 Washington Post brief reported that although screenwriter Terry Jones received sole credit, he and Henson had major disagreements on the direction of the story. Writer Elaine May did extensive rewrites, but was uncredited. The NYT article noted that writer Laura Phillips also contributed to the screenplay. She received “special thanks” but no screen credit.
       The NYT article noted that Henson and his team spent two years designing the puppets in the film, claiming that they were “more sophisticated than the radio controlled R2D2 of Star Wars and the creatures in The Dark Crystal".
       New items in the 7 May and 13 May 1985 HR stated that principal photography began 15 Apr 1985 in London, England. All nine sound stages at Elstree Studios, Hertfordshire, England, were used during the twenty-week schedule. The NYT article reported that the film’s budget was $25 million.
       As stated in the NYT article, actor Shari Weiser wore the “Hoggle” suit and moved its appendages, while Brian Henson and three other team members operated Hoggle’s face. Production notes in AMPAS library files state that in other cases, circuitry, mechanisms and remote-control units were used to change puppet expressions. All of Stage 6 at Elstree Studios was used to create "Goblin City," a series of small squares and cobbled streets with slightly off-kilter houses and gabled cottages.
       The NYT article reported that the design of the white ballroom was achieved through the use of 5,000 silk roses, 10,000 candles, wax bubbles, and 100 bags of pearl glitter. Production notes also state that the ballroom was adorned with 5,000 glass teardrop strands, banks of mirrors, and thirty-five revolving chandeliers.
       Special effects supervisor George Gibbs said “The Bog of Eternal Stench” was created by combining 30,000 gallons of water with industrial liquid paraffin, blue and brown dyes, hundreds of minute glass beads, and a ton of celacol, a thickening agent often used in wallpaper paste.
       According to a 16 Dec 1986 DV article, the state film censorship boards of Norway, Finland and Sweden determined that the movie was not appropriate for audiences under the age of twelve.
       An invitation in AMPAS library files announced a special screening on 20 Jun 1986, at the Century Plaza II ABC Entertainment Center in Century City, CA, and a
29 Nov 1986 Screen International news item reported that a Royal charity premiere would be held 1 Dec 1986 at the Odeon Leicester Square in London, England.
       A 21 Jan 1987 Var article stated that the picture earned $12 million in nine overseas territories: the U.K., Australia, Brazil, Central America, Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, and Mexico.
       The following acknowledgments appear in end credits: “A Special Thanks to Laura Phillips, Jim Henson acknowledges his debt to the works of Maurice Sendak, thanks to the estate of M. C. Escher, prints by Escher © M. C. Escher Heirs c/o Cordon Art – Baarn – Holland.” End credits state: “Made by Henson Organization Ltd. at Elstree Studios, Herts., England of Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment Ltd.” More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Daily Variety
16 Dec 1986.
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Hollywood Reporter
7 May 1985.
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Hollywood Reporter
13 May 1985.
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Hollywood Reporter
23 Jun 1986
p. 13.
Los Angeles Times
26 Jun 1986
Section J, p. 1, 9.
New York Times
15 Sep 1985
pp. 15-16.
New York Times
27 Jun 1986
p. 14.
Screen International
29 Nov 1986.
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Variety
25 Jun 1986
p. 32, 90.
Variety
21 Jan 1987.
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Washington Post
27 Jun 1986.
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CAST
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
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PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANIES
PRODUCTION TEXTS
Henson Associates, Inc. and Lucasfilm Ltd. Present
A Jim Henson Film
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
2d unit dir
3d unit dir
Asst dir
1st asst dir, 2d unit
2d asst dir, 1st unit
Asst dir
Asst dir
Asst dir
Asst dir
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod for Henson Associates Inc.
Exec supv prod
Exec prod
WRITERS
Story
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Model unit - cam
Cam op
Video supv
Cam op 2d unit
Cam op model unit
Focus puller
Focus puller
Focus puller
Clapper loader
Clapper loader
Clapper loader
Trainee
Cam grip
Cam grip
Cam grip
Video op
Video op
Trainee
Unit stills
Chief elec
Sr elec
Sr elec
Sr elec
2d unit gaffer
Cam op
Video equip
Photog on
ART DIRECTORS
Prod des
Art dir - Sets
Art dir - Dec
Art dir - Spec eff
Art dir - Spec eff
Storyboard artist
Asst art dir
Prod buyer
FILM EDITORS
Asst ed
Asst ed
Asst ed
Asst ed
Asst ed
SET DECORATORS
Const mgr
Scenic artist
Master sculptor - art dept
Draughtsman
Draughtsman
Draughtsman
Trainee
Scenic artist
Asst scenic artist
Lettering artist
Prop master
Supv propman
Standby propman, 1st unit
Standby propman, 1st unit
Standby propman, 2d unit
Standby propman, 2d unit
Dressing propman
Dressing propman
Dressing propman
Master drapes
Master painter
Master carpenter
Supv carpenter
Pattern maker
Supv plasterer
Supv plasterer
Master rigger
Standby, 1st and 2d units
Standby, 1st and 2d units
Standby, 1st and 2d units
Standby, 1st and 2d units
Standby, 1st and 2d units
Standby, 1st and 2d units
Standby, 1st and 2d units
Standby, 1st and 2d units
Standby, 1st and 2d units
Standby, 1st and 2d units
Standby, 1st and 2d units
Standby, 1st and 2d units
Standby, 1st and 2d units
COSTUMES
Cost des
Cost des
Creature shop cost des, Creature shop
Goblin wigmaker
Specialist wigmaker
Jewellery
Jewellery
Ward supv
Ward mistress
Ward master
MUSIC
Songs comp and performed by
Score comp
Mus score rec
Asst to composer
Mus transfers
SOUND
Unit sd mixer
Sd ed - eff
Sd ed - dial
Re-rec mixer
Re-rec mixer
Post synch rec
Post synch rec
Eff rec
Boom op
Sd maintenance
Playback op
2d unit sd mixer
Field rec by
Sd equip
Post synchronization
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec eff supv
2d unit spec eff supv, Spec eff
Sr tech, Spec eff
Sr tech, Spec eff
Sr tech, Spec eff
Sr tech, Spec eff
Sr tech, Spec eff
Sr tech, Spec eff
Sr tech, Spec eff
Sr tech, Spec eff
Tech, Spec eff
Eng, Spec eff
Chief flying wireman, Spec eff
Spec eff asst, Spec eff
Spec eff asst, Spec eff
Spec eff asst, Spec eff
Trainee, Spec eff
Trainee, Spec eff
Trainee, Spec eff
Spec eff foam, Spec eff
Spec eff plasterer, Spec eff
Spec eff plasterer, Spec eff
Spec eff buyer, Spec eff
Main title seq computer generated by
Op visual eff consultant
Opt eff and painted mattes by
Supervising op printer
Painted matte artist
Matte photog
Matte photog
Opt printer
Rotoscoping by
Rotoscoping by
Painted mattes by
Painted matte artist
Painted matte artist
Matte photog
Matte photog
Matte photog
Spec eff consultant - field rec
Field rec computer specialist
Field rec computer specialist
Field rec eng
Travelling matte lighting tech
DANCE
Dir of choreog and puppet movement
"Chilly Down" and "Dance Magic" choreog
Sr tech, Spec eff
MAKEUP
Chief hairdresser
Hairdresser
Hairstylist - David Bowie
Makeup supv
Makeup
David Bowie's makeup
PRODUCTION MISC
Puppeteer coord
Asst coord
Vice press of European prod for Lucasfilm Ltd.
Prod supv
Scr supv
Creature des and supv by, Creature shop
Chief animatronic des, Creature shop
Prod admin, Creature shop
Goblin armour des, Creature shop
Modeller and foam mould des, Creature shop
Sr animatronic des, Creature shop
Sr anim modeller, Creature shop
Animatronics des eng, Creature shop
Puppet des painter, Creature shop
Supv eng, Creature shop
Sr puppet builder, Creature shop
Hoggle, Creature workshop team
Hoggle, Creature workshop team
Hoggle, Creature workshop team
Hoggle, Creature workshop team
Hoggle, Creature workshop team
Hoggle, Creature workshop team
Hoggle, Creature workshop team
Ludo, Creature workshop team
Ludo, Creature workshop team
Ludo, Creature workshop team
Ludo, Creature workshop team
Ludo, Creature workshop team
Ludo, Creature workshop team
Ludo, Creature workshop team
Ludo, Creature workshop team
Ludo, Creature workshop team
Ludo, Creature workshop team
Didymus, Creature workshop team
Didymus, Creature workshop team
Didymus, Creature workshop team
Didymus, Creature workshop team
Didymus, Creature workshop team
Didymus, Creature workshop team
Didymus, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The chilly downs, Creature workshop team
The wiseman, Creature workshop team
The wiseman, Creature workshop team
The wiseman, Creature workshop team
The wiseman, Creature workshop team
The wiseman, Creature workshop team
The wiseman, Creature workshop team
The wiseman, Creature workshop team
Alph and Ralph, Creature workshop team
Alph and Ralph, Creature workshop team
Alph and Ralph, Creature workshop team
Alph and Ralph, Creature workshop team
Alph and Ralph, Creature workshop team
Alph and Ralph, Creature workshop team
Riding goblin, Creature workshop team
Riding goblin, Creature workshop team
Riding goblin, Creature workshop team
Riding goblin, Creature workshop team
Riding goblin, Creature workshop team
Riding goblin, Creature workshop team
Riding goblin, Creature workshop team
Riding goblin, Creature workshop team
Riding goblin, Creature workshop team
Riding goblin, Creature workshop team
Junk lady, Creature workshop team
Junk lady, Creature workshop team
Junk lady, Creature workshop team
Junk lady, Creature workshop team
Junk lady, Creature workshop team
Junk lady, Creature workshop team
Junk lady, Creature workshop team
Junk lady, Creature workshop team
Junk lady, Creature workshop team
Junk lady, Creature workshop team
Knocker, Creature workshop team
Knocker, Creature workshop team
Goblin, Creature workshop team
Goblin, Creature workshop team
Goblin, Creature workshop team
Goblin, Creature workshop team
Goblin, Creature workshop team
Goblin, Creature workshop team
Goblin, Creature workshop team
Goblin, Creature workshop team
Worm, Creature workshop team
Worm, Creature workshop team
Worm, Creature workshop team
Worm, Creature workshop team
Nipper stick, Creature workshop team
Nipper stick, Creature workshop team
Nipper stick, Creature workshop team
Nipper stick, Creature workshop team
Animated goblin mask, Creature workshop team
Animated goblin mask, Creature workshop team
Fairy lichen and birds, Creature workshop team
Fairy lichen and birds, Creature workshop team
Fairy lichen and birds, Creature workshop team
Asst adm
Lab tech
Foam lab asst
Foam lab asst
Foam lab trainee
Creature plaster shop
Creature plaster shop
Creature plaster shop
Creature plaster shop
Creature plaster shop
Creature plaster shop
Creature plaster shop
Creature plaster shop
Creature plaster shop
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
Support team
New York puppet shop
New York puppet shop
New York puppet shop
Prod coord
Prod coord
Asst to Jim Henson
Prods asst
2d unit cont
Fitness consultant
Trainee cont
Trainee/Runner
Prod accountant
Tri-Star project coord
Unit pub
Pub secy
Casting dir U.K.
Casting dir U.K.
Casting dir U.S.A.
Casting dir U.S.A.
Modeller
Modeller
Modeller
Modeller
Modeller
Modeller
Modeller
Modeller
Modeller
Supv stagehand
Lab contact
Cameras and anamorphic lenses
STAND INS
Mime double Hoggle
Stunt double Hoggle
Stunt double Sarah
Stunt double Sarah
Stunt double Jareth
Stunt double Jareth
Action double Sarah 2d unit
Action double Sarah 2d unit
ANIMATION
Conceptual des by
Crystal ball manipulation choreog and performed by
COLOR PERSONNEL
Col grader
SOURCES
SONGS
"Underground," written by David Bowie, produced by David Bowie and Arif Mardin, ©1986 Jones Music and Brookwood Productions N.V.
"Dance Magic," written by David Bowie, produced by David Bowie and Arif Mardin, ©1986 Jones Music and Brookwood Productions N.V.
"Chilly Down," written by David Bowie, produced by David Bowie and Arif Mardin, ©1986 Jones Music and Brookwood Productions N.V.
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SONGS
"Underground," written by David Bowie, produced by David Bowie and Arif Mardin, ©1986 Jones Music and Brookwood Productions N.V.
"Dance Magic," written by David Bowie, produced by David Bowie and Arif Mardin, ©1986 Jones Music and Brookwood Productions N.V.
"Chilly Down," written by David Bowie, produced by David Bowie and Arif Mardin, ©1986 Jones Music and Brookwood Productions N.V.
"As The World Falls Down," written by David Bowie, produced by David Bowie and Arif Mardin, ©1986 Jones Music and Brookwood Productions N.V.
"Within You," written by David Bowie, produced by David Bowie and Arif Mardin, ©1986 Jones Music and Brookwood Productions N.V.
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PERFORMER
COMPOSER
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 June 1986
Premiere Information:
Los Angeles and New York openings: 27 June 1986
Production Date:
began 15 April 1985
Copyright Claimant:
Labyrinth Enterprises
Copyright Date:
29 August 1986
Copyright Number:
PA301209
Physical Properties:
Sound
Dolby Stereo ® in Selected Theatres
Color
Duration(in mins):
101
MPAA Rating:
PG
Countries:
United Kingdom, United States
Language:
English
PCA No:
28090
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After receiving her stepmother’s tongue lashing for being late to babysit her infant brother Toby, teenager Sarah angrily retreats to her room, which is decorated with toy fantasy creatures and literature. Her father tells her that he and her stepmother will return by midnight. Sarah notices that her stuffed bear, Lancelot, is missing and angrily goes to baby Toby’s room to retrieve it. As Toby cries in his crib, Sarah tells him a story in which a king of the goblins fell in love with a young girl and gave her special powers. The girl wanted goblins to abduct her baby brother, freeing her to go about her life, but when she realized that the king of the goblins would keep the baby forever and turn it into a goblin, she suffered in silence. Toby’s crying upsets Sarah, who commands the goblins to kidnap the boy. After uttering the proper incantation, Sarah places the still-crying Toby in his crib and returns to her room. Suddenly, Toby stops crying, and Sarah finds that the baby has vanished. A white owl pushes open the bedroom window and flies past Sarah. The owl transforms into Jareth, the goblin king, and tells Sarah she cannot reverse her command. Jareth offers Sarah a small crystal ball that will let her see her dreams. When she refuses the gift, he transforms the crystal into a small snake and throws it at her. As she struggles to remove the reptile, it turns into a colorful scarf. As it falls to the floor, a goblin appears. When Sarah insists on Toby’s return, Jareth points to his castle and says Toby is being held captive inside. Jareth ... +


After receiving her stepmother’s tongue lashing for being late to babysit her infant brother Toby, teenager Sarah angrily retreats to her room, which is decorated with toy fantasy creatures and literature. Her father tells her that he and her stepmother will return by midnight. Sarah notices that her stuffed bear, Lancelot, is missing and angrily goes to baby Toby’s room to retrieve it. As Toby cries in his crib, Sarah tells him a story in which a king of the goblins fell in love with a young girl and gave her special powers. The girl wanted goblins to abduct her baby brother, freeing her to go about her life, but when she realized that the king of the goblins would keep the baby forever and turn it into a goblin, she suffered in silence. Toby’s crying upsets Sarah, who commands the goblins to kidnap the boy. After uttering the proper incantation, Sarah places the still-crying Toby in his crib and returns to her room. Suddenly, Toby stops crying, and Sarah finds that the baby has vanished. A white owl pushes open the bedroom window and flies past Sarah. The owl transforms into Jareth, the goblin king, and tells Sarah she cannot reverse her command. Jareth offers Sarah a small crystal ball that will let her see her dreams. When she refuses the gift, he transforms the crystal into a small snake and throws it at her. As she struggles to remove the reptile, it turns into a colorful scarf. As it falls to the floor, a goblin appears. When Sarah insists on Toby’s return, Jareth points to his castle and says Toby is being held captive inside. Jareth warns her that she has thirteen hours to rescue her brother. If she fails, Toby will remain in the goblin world forever. Sarah announces that she is game to make the journey and navigate the complex labyrinth that surrounds Jareth’s castle. She asks a goblin named Hoggle for his help. Although Hoggle is more interested in killing fairies with his pesticide sprayer, he shows her the door into the labyrinth. Hoggle is pessimistic about Sarah’s chances of survival, but offers no shortcuts. Sarah bravely walks down a never-ending alleyway. A small worm tells her that she is not looking in the right places for an opening to the labyrinth. Sarah does not see anything as she gazes at the opposite wall. The worm directs her into the maze but away from the castle, not realizing it is her destination. Off in the distance, Sarah hears Toby’s crying. In the castle, Jareth and the goblins sing and party with Toby in their midst. Sarah marks stones with chalk to create a path along the way, but creatures turn the stones over, removing her path from view. She realizes that her path is being altered and the shape of the labyrinth keeps changing. In despair, she asks four guards for help. They tell her that one of the doors they guard will lead her to the castle at the center of the maze, while the other will bring about her certain death. When Sarah quizzes two guards, she does the opposite of what the lying guard advises, and walks through the right door but falls down a hole surrounded by helping hands. When the hands ask her which direction she wants to go, she chooses “down.” Through his crystal, Jareth discovers that Sarah has landed in the “oubliette,” a dungeon of sorts in which people are sent to be forgotten. He is surprised that she is not discouraged, but he believes that she will become so when goblins lead her back to the beginning of the labyrinth. However, Sarah barters a plastic bracelet in return for Hoggle’s shortcut to the castle. While they walk, great stone faces remark that the two are going the wrong way. Jareth accuses Hoggle of being too helpful to Sarah and threatens him. Hoggle denies any wrongdoing and pleads for his life. Sarah makes the mistake of telling Jareth the labyrinth will be easy to solve. He punishes her by moving the clock ahead and sending “the cleaners,” a stainless steel, multi-brush machine, after them. Sarah and Hoggle run and break through into a new passageway as the cleaners collide with a locked gate. In the new passageway, Hoggle insists they climb a ladder, which leads to an outdoor courtyard. Sarah is not happy when Hoggle announces he is through helping her. She steals the jewelry he keeps tethered to his belt, and insists he continue as her guide. They hear a roar and Hoggle runs away. Sarah sees several guards torturing a massive, hairy creature named Ludo, who is hanging upside-down from a tree. She scares away the guards and rescues Ludo, but he does not know the way to the castle. Sarah discovers two talking doorknockers. She knocks on one door, and it leads Sarah and Ludo into a forest. Ludo falls down a hole, but Sarah does not realize the earth has swallowed him up. As she calls Ludo’s name, Hoggle hears Sarah, but Jareth stops Hoggle before he can come to her aid. Again, Jareth warns Hoggle not to help, and tosses Hoggle the crystal ball to give to Sarah. It transforms into a peach. Hoggle assures Jareth that he is going to lead Sarah back to the start of the labyrinth. Jareth also warns Hoggle that if Sarah kisses him, Jareth will turn him into the prince of the Bog of Eternal Stench. As Sarah searches for Ludo, a group of birdlike creatures called Fireys distract her until she pulls their heads off and runs away. Hoggle throws her a rope and she climbs to safety. In gratitude, she kisses him although Hoggle pleads with her to restrain herself. They fall through a trap door and narrowly miss falling into the stinky Bog, and reunite with Ludo. They make their way to a bridge but are prevented from crossing by a foxlike guard named Didymus until they win his confidence. The bridge collapses as Sarah crosses and she hangs from a tree branch. Ludo roars and boulders rise to the bog’s surface and become stepping stones for her and the others. Hoggle attempts to throw the disguised crystal ball in the bog, but Jareth’s voice warns him to complete his task. When Sarah is hungry, Hoggle gives her the fruit. She takes a bite of the peach and immediately feels strange. Jareth releases more crystal balls that float like bubbles in the forest, where Sarah lies drugged. In one crystal ball, Sarah is elegantly gowned in a ballroom surrounded by goblins and dancers. Across the room, Jareth waits for Sarah to find him. Sarah dances with Jareth but breaks away when she notices the time. She shatters the glass ballroom wall, and lands in a junkyard. Sarah disturbs a junk lady but cannot remember what she was searching for. The junk lady hands Lancelot, the stuffed bear, to Sarah, claiming the stuffed toy is what Sarah was looking for. She goes into the junk lady’s cave and finds herself back in her own bedroom. She believes she has been dreaming, but the junk lady returns and hands her more familiar toys. Sarah discovers the Labyrinth book on her vanity table and remembers that she has to save Toby. She escapes back into the forest, and reunites with her friends. They enter the gate to Goblin City by slipping past a sleeping guard but are soon attacked by a giant goblin in a suit of armor. Hoggle wrestles the controls of the giant goblin machine away from its smaller goblin operator and stops the attack. Sarah is so grateful to Hoggle that she returns his jewelry. Meanwhile, a guard warns Jareth that Sarah and her friends are in the castle. Jareth orders all his guards to stop her. Goblin soldiers battle while Sarah and her friends run to safety. The friends take cover in a tower and defend themselves against the soldiers. However, Ludo roars, summoning boulders to destroy the goblin king’s men. Sarah and her friends search for Toby. With only a few minutes left, Sarah climbs stairs that lead nowhere. She can see Toby but cannot reach him. When she discovers Toby sitting on a precarious ledge below her, she closes her eyes and leaps. When she lands, Jareth confronts her and claims she has not appreciated his generosity. She recites from the Labyrinth book, but Jareth interrupts, shows her a crystal and offers dreams that can be hers. All he wants is to rule his kingdom, and she can have anything she wants. However, when Sarah realizes that he has no power over her, Jareth transforms into a white owl, while the clock in her home chimes. Transported home, Sarah runs upstairs to Toby’s room, finds him asleep in his crib, and tucks Lancelot under his arm. As Sarah cleans out the vanity in her room, she notices Hoggle, and confesses that she needs all her friends. She swivels around and all her creature friends appear in her room, where there is much rejoicing and dancing. +

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