Sunday, 18 April 2010

Animation Timeline: Entry 11 - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was created by Walt Disney in 1937. Its was the first feature length cel-animated movie ever created and was of great success. Previous to Snow white and the Seven Dwarfs, Walt Disney had focused on creating animated shorts which featured well known characters of today such as Mickey Mouse.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs features the characters of a princess named Snow White, and a set of seven well known dwarfs named, Sneezy, Sleepy, Dopey, Doc, Happy, Bashful and Grumpy. Snow White is ordered to be killed by the queen due to her being 'the fairest of them all' through jealousy, the queen believes that she is dead, but little does she know, Snow White is secretly living her life with seven mining dwarfs in the woods.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs trailer link



Due to its success Walt Disney then went onto create many more feature length animations which are still of great success today, just as they were when they were on release.

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