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The Resource The snowman, a Snowman Enterprise production for Channel 4 ; producer, John Coates ; screenwriter, Raymond Briggs ; director, Dianne Jackson, (DVD)

The snowman, a Snowman Enterprise production for Channel 4 ; producer, John Coates ; screenwriter, Raymond Briggs ; director, Dianne Jackson, (DVD)

Label
The snowman
Title
The snowman
Statement of responsibility
a Snowman Enterprise production for Channel 4 ; producer, John Coates ; screenwriter, Raymond Briggs ; director, Dianne Jackson
Title variation
Raymond Briggs' The snowman
Contributor
Composer
Film director
Film distributor
Production company
Screenwriter
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Awards note
British Academy Award for Best Children's Entertainment of 1982. ; Academy Award nominee: best animated short film.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music composed and conducted by Howard Blake ; orchestra, Sinfonia of London ; 'Walking in the Air' sung by Aled Jones
Dewey number
791.43/72
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S66 2014
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/orchestra
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PerformerNote
[Narrator at beginning of film, Raymond Briggs]
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson, Dianne
  • Briggs, Raymond
  • Blake, Howard
  • Jones, Aled
  • Sinfonia of London
  • Snowman Enterprises
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • NCircle Entertainment
Runtime
50
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Snowmen
  • Boys
  • Friendship
  • Dreams
  • Voyages and travels
  • North Pole
  • Christmas
  • Imagination in children
  • Briggs, Raymond
  • Stories without words
  • Short films
  • Children's films
  • Animated films
  • Film adaptations
Technique
animation
Label
The snowman, a Snowman Enterprise production for Channel 4 ; producer, John Coates ; screenwriter, Raymond Briggs ; director, Dianne Jackson, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the book by Raymond Briggs (New York : Random House ©1978)
  • Originally released in 1982
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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)
Control code
ocn892493008
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 50 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
843501003053
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
SOWM100305DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)892493008
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The snowman, a Snowman Enterprise production for Channel 4 ; producer, John Coates ; screenwriter, Raymond Briggs ; director, Dianne Jackson, (DVD)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the book by Raymond Briggs (New York : Random House ©1978)
  • Originally released in 1982
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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)
Control code
ocn892493008
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 50 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
843501003053
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
SOWM100305DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)892493008
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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