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What year is Sweeney Todd based on?

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Although some people vehemently insist that Sweeney Todd was a real person (see the first Related Link below), most historians believe that he was only ever an urban legend. In other words, there is no real Sweeney Todd.

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Sweeney Todd takes place in the late 1800s in the more ghetto, much dirtier part of London.

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The U.S. release date for Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd was December 21, 2007. For a list of release dates in other countries, see the Related Link below.

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The characterof Sweeney Todd first appeared in a story in 1846. In 1973 Christopher Bond wrote a play about Sweeney Todd on wich the musical from Stephen Sondheim in 1979 was based.

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