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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

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Tookey's Rating
9 /10
Average Rating
9.82 /10
Voices: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucilla La Verne
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Directed by: David Hand
Written by: Ted Sears, Otto Englander, Earl Hurd, Dorothy Ann Blank, Richard Creedon, Dick Richard, Merrill de Maris, Webb Smith, from the Grimm Brothers' fairy tale. Songs by Frank Churchill and Larry Morey.

Released: 1937
Origin: US
Length: 82

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"Sustained fantasy, the animated cartoon grown up... Among the genuine artistic achievements of the country."
(Otis Ferguson)
"Delightful, gay and captivating."
(Frank Nugent, New York Times)
"[Ranks] with the greatest motion pictures of all time."
(Howard Barnes, New York Herald Tribune)
"Probably the most lovely example of pure fantasy that has yet been seen on the screen ... It is difficult to find any flaws in this very lovely film; there is beauty here and tenderness, fantasy and humour and, above all, a perfect understanding of a young child's dreams. The animation is almost perfect, giving. .. the illusion of life... To see the film is to see Fairyland."
"Snow White has not aged a day... a work of enchanting perfection."
(Ian Johnstone, Sunday Times, 1987)
"55 years old and as delightful as ever... A work of pioneering innovation and magical, musical entertainment ... [it] earned Disney a special Oscar in the shape of Snow White and seven small dwarfs, which was presented by Shirley Temple."
(Geoff Brown, Times, 1992)
"The first full-length animated feature, the turning-point in Disney's career, a milestone in film history, and a great film."
(Leonard Maltin)

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