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Snow White (1987)

PG  |   |  Family, Fantasy, Musical  |  1989 (USA)
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Dame Diana Rigg (TV's "The Avengers"), Billy Barty ("Willow") and Sarah Patterson ("The Company of Wolves") as Snow White star in this feature-length, live-action, musical version of the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Biddy (as Mike Edmunds)
Gary Friedkin ...
Tony Cooper ...
Douglas Sheldon ...
The King (as Tony Sheldon)
Dorit Adi ...
James Ian Wright ...
Chana Eden ...
1st Lady in Waiting
Angela Levinson ...
2nd Lady in Waiting


A prince, seeking the greatest treasure, stumbles upon seven little men guarding a coffin. They tell him the story of Snow White, a beautiful princess who was forced to run away from home after her jealous stepmother tried to have her killed. When she realizes that the girl is still alive and living with the dwarfs, she sets out to destroy her only rival once and for all. Written by Max Vaughn/Reid Taylor

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Cannon Movie Tales: Snow White  »

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In 2008, composer Arik Rudich sued MGM for $1.9 million, claiming that they ignored his copyright and failed to negotiate any royalties for the use of his score on the 2005 DVD. The case was dismissed in 2009 when Rudich and MGM failed to conduct a court-ordered settlement conference. See more »


When Snow White begins walking through the forest after being spared by the huntsman, she is seen wearing a ribbon in her hair. In one shot, it is seen falling out, and in the next it re-appears. See more »


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Iddy, Biddy Names
Performed by Billy Barty, David Baron, Leslie Bisno, Bill Parry, Rick Stoneback, Nicola Stapleton, Neil Benari, & Bob Spillman
Music by Arik Rudich
Lyrics by Michael Berz
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The best adaptation ever!
3 December 2001 | by (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

The rarest Cannon Movie Tale, and the best adaptation of Snow White ever made. I really love this film because of the very strong female leads. Diana Rigg is exactly cast as the wicked queen. NO ONE else could have played that scheming evil and annoyed queen, while singing in perfect tune. Sarah Patterson IS the living Snow White-the Brothers Grimm themselves couldn't have chosen a better one. This film is very hard to find, but it is so worth the effort. I highly recommend it.

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