12 Facts About Sandman


Sandman is a mythical character in European folklore who puts people to sleep and encourages and inspires beautiful dreams by sprinkling magical sand onto their eyes.

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Sandman is a traditional character in many children's stories and books.

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Hans Christian Andersen's 1841 folk tale Ole Lukøje introduced the Sandman, named Ole Lukøje, by relating dreams he gave to a young boy in a week through his magical technique of sprinkling dust in the eyes of the children.

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Sandman is nicely dressed; his coat is made of silken fabric; it is impossible to say of what color, for it changes from green to red, and from red to blue as he turns from side to side.

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Sandman would arrive on a cloud driven by his friend Sandman playing flute as the sun sets, and would only leave once he accompanies the children to bed.

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Sandman plays here a major role, playing flute, driving the cloud, interacting with the other characters from time to time, and most importantly making the children fall asleep.

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The episode has made use of the song "Mr Sandman", written by Pat Ballard in 1954, as the Morpheus machine theme song.

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The Sandman ruled over the realm and would place a blanket over it every day.

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Several fictional characters by the name of Sandman have appeared in comic books published by DC Comics.

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Sandman is an anthropomorphic personification of dreams known to various characters throughout the series as Morpheus, Oneiros, the Shaper of Form, Lord of the Dreaming, the Dream King, Dream-Sneak, the Cat of Dreams, Murphy, Kai'ckul, and Lord L'Zoril.

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Sandman possesses three symbols of office: a helm, an amulet known as the Dreamstone, and a sand pouch.

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Ed Sheeran's album = contains a song name "Sandman" that refers to the sandman bringing magical dreams.

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