The Snowman (1982)

Genres - Children's/Family  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Fantasy, Holiday Film  |   Run Time - 26 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This half-hour British production faithfully recreates author Raymond Briggs' classic children's holiday tale, in which a young boy's snowman magically comes to life and whisks him away to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus. Appropriate for very young children, the film has no dialogue, relying instead upon its images to tell the tale. The score by veteran composer Howard Blake features one song with lyrics, the hymn-like "Walking in the Air." The Snowman was nominated for Best Animated Short of 1982.

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Christmas, composer, Santa-Claus, snow, snowman, holiday