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The First Snow of Winter (1998)

Sean is a little duck with a big problem. Due to a mishap with a jet aircraft Sean misses the annual migration South and has to face the winter alone. However, he is befriended by a water ... See full summary »

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3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Sean (voice)
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Voley (voice)
Kate Sachs ...
Puffin (voice)
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Mother (voice)
Neil McCaul ...
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Sean is a little duck with a big problem. Due to a mishap with a jet aircraft Sean misses the annual migration South and has to face the winter alone. However, he is befriended by a water vole, and with Vole's help, Sean learns the lessons of survival, and most importantly, the value of friendship. Written by Anonymous

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5 November 1999 (Norway)  »

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A Primeira Neve de Inverno  »

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This short is dedicated to the memory of Dermot Morgan. See more »

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When Sean and Voley are preparing for the winter Voley insults the squirrels to get provisions for the winter. Sean tells Voley that "ducks don't eat nuts and berries". The RSPB lists the food of wild mallard ducks and includes acorns and berries at the top of the list. See more »

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References Riverdance: The Show (1995) See more »

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A brilliant must see!!!
17 June 1999 | by (Wiltshire) – See all my reviews

This animated story about Sean McDuck is well written and well made. The drawings are sweet and lively, especially the Irish dancing part. A must see for all ages.


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