The Snowy day

United States, 1962

Film
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The silent wonder of city snow and Peter’s delight in it as he slides down snow mountains and takes a snowball home in his pocket are told in exquisite collages that reflect the sparkling quality of snow and the contrasting warmth of the home and family. Narrated by Jane Harvey.

Credits

production company

Weston Woods Studios

co-producer

Mal Wittman

Morton Schindel

director
Duration

00:06:07:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1962

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009950

Language

English

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Snow

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Winter

Crafts & Visual Arts → Collage

Literature → Storytelling

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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