Since there are two Snow White inspired movies being released in 2012, I am splitting this post in two parts. Part One will compare “Mirror Mirror” and Part Two will compare “Snow White & the Huntsman.” Happy reading!
Little Snow-White –Fairy Tale from the Brothers Grimm
Little Snow-White can be considered the beginning of fairy tales in popular culture. The story was first adapted by Disney in 1937 with “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves” which also marked the first animated feature film of the Disney corporation. Snow White as a character became the quintessential Fairy-Tale Princess, accompanied with her sweet singing voice and cute animal friends… but this concept of Snow White is very off-track with its original telling.
The Brothers Grimm debuted Little Snow-White in 1812; a story that reflects the one we have come to love, but with much deeper complications. It begins as usual…
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