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
A few years before playing "Snow White," Sarah Patterson portrayed another fairy tale heroine: "Rosaleen" (a re-imagining of "Little Red Riding Hood") in the Neil Jordan fantasy-horror film The Company of Wolves (1984). Perhaps not by coincidence, that movie was also released by Cannon Films. 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 »
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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