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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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Snow White: I'm awfully sorry. I didn't mean to frighten you. But you don't know what I've been through. And all because I was afraid. I'm so ashamed of the fuss I made.


Queen: Magic Mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?


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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It took animator Wolfgang Reitherman nine tries to get the animation of the Slave in the Magic Mirror just right. He achieved it by folding the paper in half, drawing one half of the face, then turning the paper over and tracing the other half. He was then dismayed when his hard work was obscured by fire, smoke and distortion glass for the film.
To give Snow White a more natural look, some of the ink and paint artists started applying their own rouge on her cheeks. When Walt Disney asked one how they would apply the rouge correctly for each cel, she responded, "What do you think we've been doing all our lives?"
Walt Disney came up with the idea for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs when he was only 15, working as a newsboy in Kansas City. He saw a major presentation of a silent film version of the tale starring Marguerite Clark. The screening was held at the city's Convention Hall in February, 1917, and the film was projected onto a four-sided screen using four separate projectors. The movie made a tremendous impression on the young viewer because he was sitting where he could see two sides of the screen at once, and they were not quite in sync.
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Released 1937
Inducted 1989
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