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Writers:
Jacob Grimm (fairy tales) &
Wilhelm Grimm (fairy tales) ...
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Release Date:
10 January 1938 (Brazil) See more »
Tagline:
Walt Disney's new characters in his first full-length production! See more »
Plot:
Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen feeds her a poison apple, but Prince Charming awakens her with a kiss. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 10 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in alphabetical order) (verified as complete)
Roy Atwell ... Doc (voice) (uncredited)
Stuart Buchanan ... Huntsman (voice) (uncredited)

Adriana Caselotti ... Snow White (voice) (uncredited)
Hall Johnson Choir ... Finale Chorus (voice) (uncredited)
Eddie Collins ... Dopey / Chipmunk / Squirrel sneezes (voice) (uncredited)
Pinto Colvig ... Sleepy / Grumpy (voice) (uncredited)
Marion Darlington ... Birds (voice) (uncredited)

Billy Gilbert ... Sneezy (voice) (uncredited)
Otis Harlan ... Happy (voice) (uncredited)

Lucille La Verne ... Queen / Witch (voice) (uncredited)
Scotty Mattraw ... Bashful (voice) (uncredited)
Moroni Olsen ... Magic Mirror (voice) (uncredited)
Purv Pullen ... Birds (voice) (uncredited)
Harry Stockwell ... Prince (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
William Cottrell (sequence director)
David Hand (supervising director)
Wilfred Jackson (sequence director)
Larry Morey (sequence director)
Perce Pearce (sequence director)
Ben Sharpsteen (sequence director)
 
Writing credits
Jacob Grimm (fairy tales) (as Grimm) &
Wilhelm Grimm (fairy tales) (as Grimm)

Ted Sears (story adaptation) &
Richard Creedon (story adaptation) &
Otto Englander (story adaptation) &
Dick Rickard (story adaptation) &
Earl Hurd (story adaptation) &
Merrill De Maris (story adaptation) &
Dorothy Ann Blank (story adaptation) &
Webb Smith (story adaptation)

Produced by
Walt Disney .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Frank Churchill 
Leigh Harline 
Paul J. Smith  (as Paul Smith)
 
Art Direction by
Ken Anderson  (as Kenneth Anderson)
Tom Codrick 
Hugh Hennesy 
Harold Miles 
Kendall O'Connor 
Charles Philippi 
Hazel Sewell 
Terrell Stapp 
McLaren Stewart 
Gustaf Tenggren 
John Hubley (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hal Adelquist .... assistant director (uncredited)
Ford Beebe Jr. .... assistant director (uncredited)
Carl Fallberg .... assistant director (uncredited)
Mike Holoboff .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Purv Pullen .... sound of birds (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
William L. Arance .... digital restoration artist (restored version) (uncredited)
Bob Broughton .... visual effects (uncredited)
Jim Carbonetti .... restoration artist: Cinesite (restored version) (uncredited)
Heather Davis Baker .... digital artist (restored version) (uncredited)
Andy Engman .... effects animator (uncredited)
Thomas Rosseter .... digital restoration artist (restored version) (uncredited)
Olivier Sarda .... digital artist (restored version) (uncredited)
Thomas J. Smith .... restoration supervisor: Cinesite (restored version) (uncredited)
James Valentine .... digital artist (restored version) (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Max Morgan .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
James Algar .... animator
Samuel Armstrong .... backgrounds
Art Babbitt .... animator (as Arthur Babbitt)
Jack Campbell .... animator
Les Clark .... animator
Claude Coats .... backgrounds
Merle Cox .... backgrounds
Shamus Culhane .... animator (as James Culhane)
Ugo D'Orsi .... animator
Phil Dike .... backgrounds
Al Eugster .... animator
Norman Ferguson .... supervising animator
Bernard Garbutt .... animator
Joe Grant .... character designer
Albert Hurter .... character designer
Milt Kahl .... animator (as Milton Kahl)
Ward Kimball .... animator
Eric Larson .... animator
Ray Lockrem .... backgrounds
Dick Lundy .... animator
Hamilton Luske .... supervising animator
Robert Martsch .... animator
Joshua Meador .... animator
Fred Moore .... supervising animator
Grim Natwick .... animator
Mique Nelson .... backgrounds
Maurice Noble .... backgrounds
Stan Quackenbush .... animator
Wolfgang Reitherman .... animator (as Woolie Reitherman)
Bill Roberts .... animator
George Rowley .... animator
Fred Spencer .... animator
Robert Stokes .... animator
Frank Thomas .... animator
Bill Tytla .... supervising animator (as Vladimir Tytla)
Marvin Woodward .... animator
Cy Young .... animator
Paul Busch .... animator (uncredited)
Marc Davis .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Lou Debney .... layout artist (uncredited)
Jack Dunham .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Hugh Fraser .... animator (uncredited)
Campbell Grant .... animator (uncredited)
Ollie Johnston .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Bill Keil .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Jeanne Lee Keil .... ink artist (uncredited)
John Lounsbery .... assistant animator (uncredited)
John McManus .... animator (uncredited)
Rae McSpadden .... ink and paint artist (uncredited)
Lester Novros .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Kendall O'Connor .... layout artist (uncredited)
Amby Paliwoda .... animator (uncredited)
Tony Rivera .... animator (uncredited)
Louie Schmitt .... animator (uncredited)
Sandy Strother .... animator (uncredited)
David Swift .... animator (uncredited)
Riley Thomson .... animator (uncredited)
Clair Weeks .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Cornett Wood .... animator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Virginia Lockwood .... costume designer: Snow White's (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Freeman High .... music arranger (uncredited)
Freeman High .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Walt Disney .... presenter
Edmundo Santos .... (spanish version direction )
Marge Champion .... movement model: "Snow White" (uncredited)
Eddie Collins .... performance model and voice effects: "Dopey" (uncredited)
Louis Hightower .... movement model: "Prince Charming" (uncredited)
S. Barret McCormick .... press representative (uncredited)
Edmundo Santos .... dubbing director: Spanish version (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Blancanieves y los siete enanos" - USA (Spanish title) (imdb display title)
"Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
83 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
3 Channel Stereo (RCA Sound Recording) (5.0) (L-R) | 4-Track Stereo (RCA Sound Recording) (5.0) (L-R)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Brazil:Livre | Canada:G | Chile:TE | Denmark:7 (DVD release) | Denmark:A (video premiere) | Denmark:7 (video re-release) | Finland:S | Germany:o.Al. | Iceland:L | New Zealand:G | Norway:A | Peru:PT | Portugal:M/4 (Qualidade) | Singapore:G | South Korea:All | Spain:T | Sweden:Btl | UK:U (re-rating) (1987) | UK:U (1938) (cut) | USA:Approved (PCA #3870) (original rating) | USA:G (re-rating) (1975) | West Germany:6

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Trivia:
Storyboards for a sequel to this movie were discovered in the Disney Company vault titled "Snow White Returns". Upon examining the length of the script and storyboards, it seemed like it was meant to be a short film than a full length movie. It was also meant to include revised versions of the "Soup" & "Bed Bulding" scenes that were excluded from the movie itself. The real reason for why this sequel never went further than preproduction is anyone's guess. It's unknown if Walt Disney really wanted this to be made in the first place. The whole storyboard to this unmade short is viewable on the Snow White Blu-ray.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Just before Dopey tries to jump towards the bar of soap, the soap moves a few inches towards him.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Queen:Slave in the magic mirror, come from the farthest space, through wind and darkness I summon thee. Speak! Let me see thy face.
Magic Mirror:What wouldst thou know, my Queen?
Queen:Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?
Magic Mirror:Famed is thy beauty, Majesty. But hold, a lovely maid I see. Rags cannot hide her gentle grace. Alas, she is more fair than thee.
Queen:Alas for her! Reveal her name.
Magic Mirror:Lips red as the rose. Hair black as ebony. Skin white as snow.
Queen:Snow White!
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Soundtrack:
Bluddle-uddle-um-dum (Dwarfs' Washing and Yodel Song)See more »

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22 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
"Wanna know a secret?", 20 March 2006
Author: Gary170459 from Derby, UK

It's spellbinding! I've just watched Snow White for the umpteenth time, and decided it's still as wondrous and lustrous as ever. The music, humour, and animation are stuck magically in the 1930's but it all seems as timeless as the story itself. The best place to see it is in a cinema of course, the same as my daughter and I did over and over again before Disney released it on video in '94.

All available positive epithets (magnificent, amazing, stupendous etc) apply to this one, nearly a 10 in my book. For good or bad SW will never be surpassed, because of capitalist pressures to ensure everything makes money: animation designed and drawn by human beings has lost out to the precise but soulless computer. Ditto music with tunes and marvellous lyrics played well. Gentle humour that the entire family can appreciate has given way to appreciation of smut and cynicism. And that's just Disney! My favourite bits: The song "Wishing", and looking up the well at SW; the dwarfs first seeing her SW in their beds asleep; the dwarfs' washing sequence and song. The only thing I never liked was the apparently rushed ending - the dwarfs are looking after SW's "inanimate" body through the seasons, this handsome guy comes along, kisses her and they both skedaddle into the massive sunset at warp speed! I think I wanted it to last another couple of hours.

Overall, to my feeble mind this is High Art! Highbrows probably don't like it because it was charming and incredibly popular, so does any normal person in the world dislike this film, and if so, why?

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