SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN
OVERVIEW: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (WDSHE) proudly marks two groundbreaking milestones with the highly-anticipated
October 6 high definition debut of the most acclaimed animated movie ever made. Walt Disney’s original classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which made history in 1937 as the first full-length animated feature, is the premiere
entry in a spectacular all-new product line—Disney’s Diamond Collection. And, in an industry first, the historic release will make its bow on Disney Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack (two Blu-ray discs + DVD) a
full seven weeks before the Deluxe Two-Disc Classic standard definition DVD becomes available on
Perfectly timed for holiday gift giving and available for a limited time only, the historic Snow White
and the Seven Dwarfs Diamond Edition comes with a spectacular assortment of all new bonus
Celebrated as an entertainment landmark for over 70 years, the first full-length animated film ever
made, and still the ‘fairest of them all,” Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ world premiere
represented a major milestone for the world of animation, a giant leap forward for The Walt Disney
Company. It is one of the most beloved and most watched films in history. As one of the first films
ever to be designated for preservation by the Library of Congress, it has been entertaining
moviegoers and critics alike for decades. It is also the first film ever to have a motion picture
soundtrack, as well as the first film that uses music to advance the story. To date, Snow White and
the Seven Dwarfs has been released theatrically a total of nine times.
SYNOPSIS: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is the time-honored story of a beautiful princess whose
blossoming beauty disturbs her stepmother the Queen. Each day the Queen asks a mysterious magic
mirror the quintessential question: "mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all." As long as
the mirror answers the Queen's name, all is well. However, when one day the mirror replies with Snow
White’s name, the evil Queen begins her quest to kill the young girl, so she may once again be "the
fairest of them all." Snow White’s escape from the evil Queen's plan leads her deep into the forest and to a small cottage
where she meets, in one of the most famous scenes in motion picture history, the Seven Dwarfs.
Once "off to work" they go, the wicked Queen persuades Snow White to take a bite of a poisonous
apple that places a powerful sleeping curse on the young beauty. Heartbroken, the dwarfs make a
glass coffin for their friend, because she is too beautiful to bury. Only when a handsome Prince -- who
had previously fallen in love with Snow White -- finds her and kisses
her, does she awaken, "to live happily ever after."
timeless classic that has being the face of Disney for more
than 70 years, just when through a state-of-the-art digital
restoration that is as perfect as it can be. The richly
detailed animation it is just amazing in this release.
Early this year we had the pleasure of seen the magical
restoration of another classic, Pinocchio. However visually
speaking this is by far the best digital restoration
performed by Disney Animation Studios. After watching this
classic in high definition, it is just hard to believe that
this masterpiece was released more than 70 years ago.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Diamond Edition is
presented in a full screen format 1.33:1. For me it was
surprising to see that the studio did not expanded the picture
to a widescreen format, nevertheless it doesn't take anything
away from the quality of the picture. Even with the full screen
format, I was stunned by array of bright colors.
Not just the picture was
restored in this diamond edition, also the sound was upgraded
with an all new 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio (48kHz/24bit) that
completes the delightful experience of this memorable classic,
however I have to mention that the sound restoration is not as
perfect as the pictures. Nevertheless it is an upgraded.
Disney Home Entertainment has
done it again with this diamond edition, making it a must see
and own before it goes back to the Disney's vault. The beautiful
animation and the unforgettable music will continue to deliver
the Disney magic for generations to come.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Diamond Edition three disc
blu-ray set presentation is very similar to the first blu-ray
release of "Sleeping Beauty. Loaded with new bonuses and
features that will keep the whole family fully entertained by
providing amazing details on how this wonderful film was made
This new digitally restored video comes with many surprises
typical of the wonderful world of Disney. To celebrate the
diamond edition of the film and to prepared movie fans to the
next level in video and sound. Disney Home Entertainment it is
releasing to own the new Platinum Edition on 2-disc Blu-ray
Hi-Def and 1 disc DVD. The 2-disc Blu-ray is a Special Offer
Combo Pack that also includes a DVD copy of the of the classic
movie, allowing fans to own this classic story on standard def
DVD while they are preparing to upgrade to 1080p Hi-def Blu-ray,
so consumers can “future-proof” their collection.
1080P Full Screen (1.33:1) Enhanced for 16 x
DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby
Digital 2.0 Surround - Spanish French
Subtitles - English, Spanish,
Magic Mirror – Using the latest in Blu-ray technology, the iconic magic Mirror guides theaudience through the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Diamond Edition features with
ease, serving as the host for an incredibly immersive experience. The Mirror will recognize
viewing patterns, knows where the audience has left off and will even suggest where to navigate
next. This marks the first use of this technology in a Disney Blu-ray release and provides
viewers with the control to personally create a customized Snow White experience
DisneyView – Disney’s pioneering animated feature is brought to the modern era of widescreen
high definition viewing by allowing the user to expand their viewing experience beyond the
original aspect ratio of the film. Utilizing Disney Blu-ray technology, acclaimed Disney artist Toby
Bluth was able to draw beyond the borders of the classic full frame cinema and fill the otherwise
dark edges of the screen with beautiful custom imagery, giving audiences a new view of the
animated classic favorite.
About Toby Bluth – Disney artist Toby Bluth tells how the movie inspired him to
create the superb DisneyView art.
Audio Commentary with Walt Disney, hosted by John Canemaker
“The Princess and the Frog” Sneak Peek
Snow White Returns - Newly discovered storyboards suggest a brand new Snow White
featurette that never got made. For the first time, current Disney animators show how this short
story would have played.
Mirror, Mirror On The Wall – Through BD-Live, this mirror can find the secret princess inside
each viewer, then create for them a personal message from their favorite princess who will call
them on the telephone.
Hyperion Studios – Audiences are digitally transported to 1937 to discover first-hand Hyperion
Studios, the original studio Walt Disney himself built where Snow White was conceived and
developed. Viewers will virtually walk the halls of this historic landmark, experiencing life at
Hyperion Studios in the 1930s. This amazing “Backstage Disney” feature contains newly
dimensionalized archival photos, never-before-heard animator recordings, archival transcripts
and rare footage of Walt himself revealing how Disney’s gifted filmmakers crafted the very first
The One That Started It All - This featurette reveals how Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
forever changed the world of movies and the world at large.
“Someday My Prince Will Come” – Music video by Tiffany Thornton
What Do You See? – To win this exciting interactive game, players must untangle scrambled
Jewel Jumble – Players put jewels from the Dwarfs’ mine in the proper order to win this
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