Snowman stills melt the hearts of bidders

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PICTURED: The Snowman: An original animation cel of the Snowman and James. The most valuable a picture of James and the Snowman embraced in a hug. The 13ins by 10.5ins sketch, that sold for £2,550, depicts one of the most heartwarming moments in the 1982 animation film.<br />
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Original animation cells from the Christmas film 'The Snowman' have sold at auction for £14,000.<br />
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The 16 drawings were sketched on celluloid plastic and then filmed in sequence to give the impression they were moving.