ByCherylann Castanza Price, writer at Creators.co

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 was produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the German fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, it is the first full-length cel animated feature film and the earliest in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. The movie premiered on December 21, 1937 and it was released nationwide on February 4, 1938. As one of the highest grossing films at the time it grossed $8 million dollars, number one until the release of Gone with the Wind on January 17, 1940. The movie made a depute return on home video in the 1990's.

Walt Disney was awarded and honorary Oscar at the 11th Academy Awards and Snow White was nominated for "Best Musical Score". In 1989 it was added to the United States National Film Registry within the rank of the 100 greatest American Films. It was listed as the Greatest American Animated Film of all times in 2008 with the American Film Institute.

Disney's take on the fairy tale has had a huge cultural impact, resulting in popular theme park attractions
Disney's take on the fairy tale has had a huge cultural impact, resulting in popular theme park attractions

Disney's take on the fairy tale has had a huge cultural impact, resulting in popular theme park attractions, a video game, and a Broadway musical.


Broadway Musical (Snow White)
Broadway Musical (Snow White)

Video games

The first attempt at a Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs video game was for the Atari 2600 as part of their line of children's games. It was never officially released, although a "homebrew" version was made available on a limited basis.

Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was released for the Game Boy Color system in 2001.

Snow White also makes an appearance in the PlayStation 2 game Kingdom Hearts as one of the seven fabled Princesses of Heart. A world based on the movie, Dwarf Woodlands, appears in Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep for the PSP.

In 2013's free-to-play mobile game Snow White: Queen's Return (also known as Seven Dwarfs: The Queen's Return). The Queen has survived the fall at the climax of the film and then reverted to her youthful form to cast a curse on Snow White and the dwarfs and their entire forest.

Atari 2600 (Never officially released)
Atari 2600 (Never officially released)

Walt Disney Snow white 1937 trailer

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