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Title The snowman [videorecording] / a Snowman Enterprise production for Channel 4 ; producer, John Coates ; screenwriter, Raymond Briggs ; director, Dianne Jackson.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Snowman Enterprises, [2014]
Dallas, TX : NCircle Entertainment, [2014]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Juvenile Holiday - WOLY-11  J DVD SNO CHRISTMAS    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 50 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical rda
video file DVD video rda
System Details DVD.
Note Based on the book by Raymond Briggs (New York : Random House 1978).
Performer [Narrator at beginning of film, Raymond Briggs].
Credits Music composed and conducted by Howard Blake ; orchestra, Sinfonia of London ; 'Walking in the Air' sung by Aled Jones.
Note Originally released in 1982.
Summary A young boy wakes up to find a thick blanket of snow outside. He decides to build a snowman using coal for his buttons and eyes, a tangerine for his nose, and a hat and scarf. Later that night, the snowman comes to life, and the two set forth on a magical journey to the North Pole.
Contents Featured film: The Snowman (27:15 minutes). -- Bonus features: Snow business : the story of The Snowman (24:15 minutes : sound, color with black and white sequences) -- Alternative introduction [to The Snowman] / from David Bowie (1:19 minutes : sound, color)
Awards British Academy Award for Best Children's Entertainment of 1982. ; Academy Award nominee: best animated short film.
Subject Briggs, Raymond. Snowman -- Video recordings.
Snowmen -- Juvenile films -- Video recordings.
Boys -- Juvenile films -- Video recordings.
Friendship -- Juvenile films -- Video recordings.
Dreams -- Juvenile films -- Video recordings.
Voyages and travels -- Juvenile films -- Video recordings.
Christmas -- Juvenile films -- Video recordings.
Imagination in children -- Juvenile films -- Video recordings.
North Pole -- Juvenile films -- Video recordings.
Genre/Form Animated films.
Added Author Jackson, Dianne, film director.
Briggs, Raymond, screenwriter.
Blake, Howard, composer.
Jones, Aled, 1970- singer.
Sinfonia of London, orchestra.
Snowman Enterprises, production company.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
NCircle Entertainment, film distributor.
Added Title Raymond Briggs' The snowman
Standard No. 843501003053
Music No. SOWM100305DVD NCircle Entertainment

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