Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Overview:

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) was a Animation - Family Film directed by Ben Sharpsteen and William Cottrell and produced by Walt Disney.

The film was based on the books Snow White from (Kinder - und Hausm?rchen) written by The Brothers Grimm published in 1857.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1989.

Academy Awards 1938 --- Ceremony Number 11 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringWalt Disney Studio Music Department, Leigh Harline, head of department (Score by Frank Churchill, LNominated
Special AwardTo Walt Disney for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, recognized as a significant screen innovation which has charmed millions and pioneered a great new entertainment field for the motion picture cartoon.Won
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Queen: Magic Mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?


Queen: Now, a formula to transform my beauty into ugliness. Change my queenly rainment to a peddler's cloak. Mummy dust, to make me old. To shroud my clothes, the black of night. To age my voice, and old hag's cackle. To whiten my hair, a scream of fright. A blast of wind to fan my hate. A thunderbolt to mix it well. Now, begin thy magic spell.


Queen: But wait! There may be an antidote. Nothing must be overlooked.
[Reads]
Queen: Ah, here it is! "The Victim of the Sleeping Death can be revived only by Love's First Kiss." "Love's First Kiss." Bah! No fear of that. The dwarves will think she's dead. She'll be buried alive!
[Cackles]
Queen: Buried alive!


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Facts about

One of the first films to have related merchandise available at the time of premiere.
Was the first of many Disney films to have its premiere engagement at New York City's Radio City Music Hall. At the end of the film's initial engagement there, all the velvet seat upholstery had to be replaced. It seems that young children were so frightened by the sequence of Snow White lost in the forest that they wet their pants, and consequently the seats, at each and every showing of the film.
The movie was to start with scenes involving Snow White's mother, but they had to be cut to avoid the wrath of the censor.
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Released 1937
Inducted 1989
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