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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

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Exiled into the dangerous forest by her wicked stepmother, a princess is rescued by seven dwarf miners who make her part of their household.

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Roy Atwell ... Doc (voice) (uncredited)
Stuart Buchanan ... Huntsman (voice) (uncredited)
Adriana Caselotti ... Snow White (voice) (uncredited)
Eddie Collins ... Dopey / Chipmunk and Squirrel Sneezes (voice) (uncredited)
... Sleepy / Grumpy / Dopey Blowing Bubbles (voice) (uncredited)
Marion Darlington ... Birds (voice) (uncredited)
... Sneezy (voice) (uncredited)
... Happy (voice) (uncredited)
... Queen / Witch (voice) (uncredited)
James MacDonald ... Yodeling (voice) (uncredited)
Scotty Mattraw ... Bashful (voice) (uncredited)
... Magic Mirror (voice) (uncredited)
Purv Pullen ... Birds (voice) (uncredited)
Harry Stockwell ... Prince (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

The beautiful and kindhearted princess Snow White charms every creature in the kingdom except one - her jealous stepmother, the Queen. When the Magic Mirror proclaims Snow White the fairest one of all, she must flee into the forest, where she befriends the lovable seven dwarfs - Doc, Sneezy, Grumpy, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy, and Dopey. But when the Queen tricks Snow White with an enchanted apple, only the magic of true love's kiss can save her. Written by Lesley (from the back of the Snow White DVD)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Behold - The Miracle Of The Movies! - Coming To Amaze You, Charm You, Thrill You! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

Disney [United States]

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Release Date:

4 February 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,017,914, 15 July 1983, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$184,925,485

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$418,200,000
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Sound Mix:

(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)| | (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In 1937 Shirley Temple represented Walt Disney with a normal and seven mini Oscars representing Snow White and the dwarfs respectively. See more »

Goofs

As Snow White kisses each of the Dwarfs as they leave for work, Happy is the only Dwarf who doesn't get kissed, and is bizarrely is nowhere to be seen at all. 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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Crazy Credits

My sincere appreciation to the members of my staff whose loyalty and creative endeavor made possible this production - (signed) Walt Disney See more »

Connections

Referenced in Kidsongs: A Day at Camp (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

With a Smile and a Song
(1937) (uncredited)
Music by Frank Churchill
Lyrics by Larry Morey
Sung by Adriana Caselotti
Played also as background music
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A classic!!
15 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

Snowwhite and the 7 dwarfs is one of the best cartoon-movies ever made, and is much better than many of Disney`s newer movies. The animation is brilliant, and could teach many modern cartoons a lesson or two about how to make a good cartoon-movie. I guess that I don`t have to tell you much about the story, since most of you are familiar with it, but I`ll tell you some of it(in case some of you have missed out on this classic). Snowwhite(a princess) is the most beautiful woman in the country, which her stepmother(the queen) doesn`t like. The queen orders her best hunter to kill Snowwhite when she is picking flowers. The hunter is not able to kill Snowwhite, and she runs deeper into the forest. The eventually discovers a small house, which is the dwarfs` house. The queen finds out that Snowwhite is still alive. Snowwhite is a true classic, with superb animation and stunning soundtrack. It was also a groundbreaking movie, which meant that Disney could produce more high-class cartoon-movies to an audience which was gasping for more. 9,5/10


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