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Snip and Snap

Directors: Thoki Yenn, John Halas

Producer: John Halas

Genre: Childrens/Family

Year: 1960

Running time: 6 minutes

Territory: International

Studio: Halas & Batchelor

This pioneering stop-motion series from Halas & Batchelor stars a "magic" pair of scissors called Snip, and an eager origami puppy dog called Snap. Snip can bring things to life by cutting round them. He even has a hand in Snap's creation, as we witness the pup's assembly during the opening credits. Snap then heads off to explore a sublime blend of household and papercaft landscapes, encountering a host of card characters and animated everyday objects who confound and amuse him. Snip's never too far away, mind, so he's ready to cut in and save the day with some more papercraft magic, when required...


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