Snow White (1916 film)

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Snow White
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Advertisement (1917)
Directed by J. Searle Dawley
Produced by H. Lyman Broening (uncredited)
Written by Winthrop Ames
Based on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 
by Jessie Graham White
Starring Marguerite Clark
Creighton Hale
Cinematography H. Lyman Broening
Production
  company
Famous Players Film Company
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s)
  • December 25, 1916 (1916-12-25)
Running time 63 min. (18 frame/s)
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles
Snow White

Snow White (1916) is an American silent romantic fantasy film directed by J. Searle Dawley based on the Winthrop Ames (using the pseudonym "Jessie Graham White") Broadway play, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1912). Tha latter was adapted from the Grimm brothers 1812 fairy tale. In the film's lead roles were: Marguerite Clark and Creighton Hale. A print of the film survives in George Eastman House collections.[1] The Walt Disney 1937 animated film is an adaptation.

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Home media[edit]

Snow White (1916) is included in the boxed DVD set: Treasures from American Film Archives: 50 Preserved Films (2000), Disc 4.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Snow White at silentera.com
  2. ^ "Treasures from American Film Archives". silentera.com. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 

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