Behind the Scenes: Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure (1985)


Tim Burton Behind the scenes of Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

“There’s a lotta things about me you don’t know anything about, Dottie. Things you wouldn’t understand. Things you couldn’t understand. Things you shouldn’t understand.” – Pee-Wee Herman, rebel

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the release date of Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure (1985), star and co-writer Paul Reubens has put up a few rare behind the scenes stills on his website. Here’s a sampling. Check out Reubens’s sight for more.

The film marked the feature directorial debut of Tim Burton, who was only 27 at the time of the film’s release. Check out Deep Fried Movies‘ retrospective of Burton’s career via set pics here.

Behind the scenes of Pee-Wee's Big Adventure Tim Burton and Paul Reubens on the set of Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

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