Censorship, Deleted Scenes and Secrets From 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,' Disney's First Hit

Censorship, Deleted Scenes and Secrets From ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,’ Disney’s First Hit

The Disney Princess has her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Photo: @Disney/Instagram

Few stories manage to mark a before and an after within the film industry, so much the impact they generate on the public that they are transmitted from generation to generation become classics that everyone must see at least once. times in his life. Such is the case of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the children’s story which, among negative reviews, was brought to the big screen in 1937 under the seal from disney start the stories of princesses in animated films.

It was in the 19th century that Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm launched a collection of children’s stories and among them was Snow White. It didn’t take long for the stories to become popular as parents used to read this type of content with the little ones in the house and over time it became internationally relevant.

Snow White is a sweet orphan princess who lives in a castle with her strict stepmother who, by his mere presence, causes fear among the citizens. After learning of the queen’s dark intentions against her because she is considered the most beautiful woman in the kingdom, she decides to escape and enter a thick forest in search of help. Yes indeed manages to meet seven dwarfs who offer him accommodation in exchange for household attention.

However, the Evil Queen discovers that her stepdaughter is still alive and sets out to find her with a poisoned apple among her belongings. Although the story reached hundreds of children, it wasn’t until the company – which was originally dedicated to the world of animation – turned the story into a movie that it became popular.

A) Yes, the feature film became the first mega production of waltz disney in the USA. Critics at the time weren’t sure the efforts would bear fruit as the story envisioned a large group of dwarvesbut they were wrong, it didn’t just mean box office success, it also marked a successful generation of princess movies that decades later the same company made live action.

The innovation of the production house was so great thate The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded a Honorary Oscar at Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1939. On this occasion, the prize surprised the whole world because, in addition to the famous golden statuette which continues to be awarded to this day, seven miniature replicas were ordered to be made representing the seven dwarfs: Clumsy, happy, sleepy, shy, grumpy, sneeze Yes A nice guy.

The film also received the award New York Fil Critics Circle Special Award Yes Art Trophy of the Grande Biennale. Overtime, disney He revealed a few curiosities about the film’s production, among which he highlighted a deleted scene that was a sample of the close relationship the seven little men had before the princess arrived.

The sequence in question provides continuity as the miners take their places at the table to taste the soup that the princess has prepared., right after asking them to wash their hands. In the pictures of disney which work on YouTube, you can see the moment when everyone is served with their plate straight from the pot that was in the center of the table and they start to sing.

The song would be part of soundtrack from the film, but was ultimately cut. According to information obtained by Aztec Television, originally clumsy I wasn’t going to be stupidbut due to the fact that the creators did not find the ideal voice they had imagined for the character, they decided to leave it without speaking, a feature that notably enriched the character, becoming one of everyone’s favorites. film due to his innocence.

The Mexican company which has an agreement with disney to transmit some of his films and series to open television, he contemplates another curious fact and that is that Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs he also has among his images a reference to mickey mouse, the iconic mouse that propelled the designer to stardom. The drawing would be hidden among the trees of the forest where the young princess is hiding.

The story has another live-action version, "Snow White and the Hunter".  Photo: @Disney/Instagram
The story has another live-action version, “Snow White and the Huntsman”. Photo: @Disney/Instagram

The following fact is related to the royal pioneer in fantasy stories. Snow White her cheeks weren’t flushed In the first edit of the film, her face was only distinguishable by her skin tone as white as her stepmother’s mirror description, however, in the final edit the creators decided to paint her face with a little red to give it a softer look.

But not only, the first princess of disney deserved to be recognized for the undeniable imprint she left on the memory of the public and in 1987 he got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. With himSnow White joins other characters who have their own space, among which stands out Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny, Woody Woodpecker, Paco Pico, The Simpsons, Rugrats, Kermit the Frog -better known in parts of Latin America as Rein-, Donald Duck, Godzilla, Winnie the Pooh, to name a few.

Walter Disney with a stuffed animal he created, Mickey Mouse (Photo: Facebook / The Walt Disney Family Museum @WDFMuseum)
Walter Disney with a stuffed animal he created, Mickey Mouse (Photo: Facebook / The Walt Disney Family Museum @WDFMuseum)

Among the new generations, a movement has arisen to identify inappropriate activities that are normalized within society. A few months ago, some social network users made a compilation, ranging from entire films to scenes with content that they considered unacceptable according to the values ​​of the time of the Me too.

So in May 2021 it became a trend Snow White. The movie moment in question belongs to the final sequence, when the prince meets the princess inside a glass coffin, opens it and gives her a “tender” kiss on her red lips. The debate has centered on the fact that the children’s classic has outdated scenes and this would be one of them, however, many others have defended the film.

“They are more concerned about the non-consensual kiss than the fact that Snow White was poisoned by another woman who couldn’t stand her being prettier than her. In short, hypocrisy.” Those who make a scandal because they want to undo Snow White’s kiss are worse than the person or medium who wanted to invent that they wanted to undo Snow White’s kiss.” “Now it turns out that the kiss that the prince gives to Snow White was not consensual because she was sleeping”, reacted some reactions on Twitter.


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