Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

96EPISODE # 21:  SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS is based on one of the Brothers Grimm collection-of-folk-tales, and follows a beautiful young princess, Snow White. Her stepmother is the evil queen, and she is jealous of Snow White’s beauty and irked by the blossoming attraction between Snow White and a handsome young prince. An attempt by the queen to have Snow White killed causes Snow White to flee into the forest where she befriends the animals –the squirrels and birds and deer — and seven lovable dwarfs with silly names that match their personalities. Snow White and the seven dwarfs have a great time singing and dancing with the animals, until the evil queen hatches yet another devious plot…

James and Lara are joined by Audience of One Susan Eisenberg, a voiceover superstar who is well-known for her role as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman on the animated series, THE JUSTICE LEAGUE. Is this animated film one for kids? Susan and Lara comment on how it was much darker than they remembered when they saw it as young girls. Is a kiss from a handsome prince the answer to all of life’s problems? What was unique about a soundtrack being released for the film? And which German expressionist horror film was a big influence on SNOW WHITE? After watching this classic, you might find yourself whistling while you heigh-ho your way to work and wait for your prince to come…

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