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Snow White (1987)

PG | | Family, Fantasy, Musical | 1989 (USA)
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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Angela Levinson ...
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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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The beloved fairy tale that will awaken your dreams. See more »


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Cannon Movie Tales: Snow White  »

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Part of the "Cannon Movie Tales" series, nine feature films based on classic fairy tales that were produced by Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus for the Cannon Group in the mid '80s. All of the films featured well-known actors from the U.S. and U.K. and were shot on-location in Israel. Although the series was originally conceived as a whopping sixteen films, production stopped at nine when Rumpelstiltskin (1987) flopped at the box-office and the remaining films were sent directly to video. Despite their commercial failure, the Movie Tales garnered a cult following after the Disney Channel began airing them as "Storybook Cinema" in 1988. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Iddy: It was the queen!
Snow White: But she looked nothing like the last time.
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Soundtracks

Lovely Hair
Performed by Diana Rigg
Music by Michael Berz and Arik Rudich
Lyrics by Michael Berz
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A magical Film
16 June 2004 | by (london England) – See all my reviews

My mum got me this film when I was about 2 and I still watch it to this day! It is fantastic so magical and so innocent,Diana Rigg makes a grand entrance as the evil queen and she does not have to put much effort into it! I love all the songs in it especially Diana Rigg's "beautiful hair! shes funny in this film as well as very scary, when I met Rigg earlier this year, I was very scared of her remembering her in this role!

I also love Patterson and Stapleton's performance and their lovely singing. I wish more cannon movie films were made as the same standard as this I really recommend it!!!


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