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: 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!


Queen: [Passes the skeleton of a prisoner reaching for a pitcher] Thirsty? Have a drink!
[Kicks the pitcher; the skeleton crumbles and a spider skitters out]


Snow White: Want to know a secret? / Promise not to tell? / We are standing by a wishing well / Make a wish into the well / that's all you have to do / And if you hear it echoing / Your wish will soon come true.


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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 26, 1938 with many of the Walt Disney voice artists reprising their film roles.
Publicity material relates that production employed 32 animators, 102 assistant, 167 "in-betweeners", 20 layout artists, 25 artists doing water color backgrounds, 65 effects animators, and 158 female inkers and painters. 2,000,000 illustrations were made using 1500 shades of paint.
Sergei M. Eisenstein, director of Bronenosets Potyomkin, called it the "Greatest film ever made."
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Released 1937
Inducted 1989
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