Frosty the Snowman (TV Short 1969) - Plot Summary Poster

(1969 TV Short)

Plot Summary

  • A discarded silk top hat becomes the focus of a struggle between a washed-up stage magician and a group of schoolchildren after it magically brings a snowman to life. Realizing that newly-living Frosty will melt in spring unless he takes refuge in a colder climate, Frosty and a young girl who he befriends stow away on a freight train headed for the north pole. Little do they know that the magician is following them, and he wants his hat back. This animated short is based on the popular Christmas song of the same name.

    - Written by Steve Derby <sderby@sdeco.com>
  • A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm


In an unnamed town, the local schoolchildren are enraptured by the snowfall happening the day before Christmas. Their teacher has hired a magician named Professor Hinkle to entertain the children...

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