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The Snowman Animated Short Film

Updated on December 5, 2013

The Snowman Charming British Animated Short Film

I love good animation! I discovered a charming British animated short film (it's just 23 minutes long) called The Snowman.

You and your small children should be entranced (I was) "by this story of a small boy in rural England whose lovingly constructed snowman comes to life and takes him on a magical journey flying over the white-blanketed landscapes in a beautiful 'raced' sequence based on live-action flying footage."

The Snowman introduced by David Bowie - 1982 Full 26 minute animation

"The Snowman" is a great British animated Cartoon/Film, based on the award winning children's novel "The Snowman" by Raymond Briggs

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I love watching this with my grandson!

The Snowman
The Snowman

"An Academy Award Nominee (Best Animated Short Film, 1982), this delightful animation weaves a spell of magical enchantment as a young boy's snowman comes to life and escorts him on a magical flying visit to the North Pole. Absolutely superlative family enjoyment." ~Amazon


This is one of the very few Christmas tapes on the market that really deserves to be a holiday perennial, a gentle fable of friendship and the power of imagination. --David Chute

Academy Award Nominee

The Snowman is a 1982 production of London's TV Channel 4. An Academy Award Nominee (Best Animated Short Film, 1982) The Snowman is based on the classic children's book The Snowman by Raymond Briggs. It is beautifully crafted with a colored-pencils-on-paper look, like fluffy, hand-drawn illustrations.

Vintage Christmas

Winter Short Film

Walking In The Air from the animated short 'The Snowman'

The song 'Walking In The Air' from the animated short 'The Snowman' by Raymond Briggs. It was written by Howard Blake and in this recording sung by Peter Auty.

Absolutely superlative family enjoyment

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Raymond Briggs's The Snowman won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and this wintertime classic continues to win the hearts of kids every year. Preschool and older

Do You Love The Snowman? - I would love to hear from you

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