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Snow White (1987)

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

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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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CANNON MOVIE TALES: Lavish, feature-length new versions of the world's best-loved storybook classics! See more »


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For years, the film was out-of-print on VHS in the U.S. and highly sought-after by fans, with used copies selling for nearly $100 on eBay. The demand finally prompted MGM to release it on DVD in 2005. See more »

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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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Where Am I Going
Performed by Simon Green
Music & Lyrics by Michael Berz
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marvelous version!
6 January 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This story most closely depicts the origional Grimm Farie Tale as we know it. It has the apple, the corsett, and the comb! It has the seven little men, it has snow white, it has the hunter, it has the father... it's only missing one SINGLE tiny thing... the fact that Snow White's MOTHER, and not her STEP mother, is the one that wanted her dead. Then again, that's EVERY version that I've ever seen... unless the Disney version was the right way there. Don't remember. Anyhow, my favorite part of the movie is "Billy Barty". He is in SO MANY of my movies, I can pick out his voice like THAT. *Snaps*. Sure, he's only one of 7 adorable men, but still... and a couple of the songs are so precious. Not the absolutely best of the Cannon Films, but one of my long time favs.


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