Adaptation #9: Snow White and the Stranger Danger

Everyone is back to talk about the Grimm Brothers’ Little Snow White and Tarsem Singh’s Mirror, Mirror (2012) plus many other interesting and occasionally disturbing adaptations of the classic fairytale.


Opening Music: “I’m Wishing” performed by Adriana Caselotti from Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Closing Music: “I Believe in Love” performed by Lily Collins from Mirror, Mirror
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-Collected by the Grimm Brothers
-Published in 1812
-Revised in 1819
-Themes: Beauty, Vanity, Envy, Strangers

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Other Versions (not a complete list)
1833: The Dead Princess and the Seven Knights by Alexander Pushkin
1933: Betty Boop as Snow White
-directed by Dave Fleischer
1937: Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
-adapted by team of storyboard artists
-directed by David Hand
1943: Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs
-adapted by Warren Foster
-directed by Bob Clampett
1961: Snow White and the Three Stooges
-adapted by Noel Langley, Elwood Ullman and Charles Wick
-directed by Walter Lang
1965: Mr. Magoo’s Little Snow White
-adapted by Barbara Chain
-directed by Abe Levitow
1971: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Anne Sexton
1979: The Snow Child by Angela Carter
1983: Red as Blood by Tanith Lee
1984: Faerie Tale Theatre’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (s3e05)
-adapted by Robert C Jones
-directed by Peter Medak
1994: Snow, Glass, Apples by Neil Gaiman
1997: Snow White: A Tale of Terror
-adapted by Tom Szollosi and Deborah Serra
-directed by Michael Cohn
2000: The 10th Kingdom
-adapted by Simon Moore
-directed by David Carson and Herbert Wise
2001: Hallmark’s Snow White: Fairest of Them All
-adapted by Caroline Thompson and Julie Hickson
-directed by Caroline Thompson
2003: Snow by Tracey Lynn
2006: Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
2007: Sydney White
-adapted by Chad Creasey
-directed by Joe Nussbaum
2011: Once Upon a Time
          -created by Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz
-Released March 30 in the US and April 2 in the UK
-Directed by Tarsem Singh
-Screenplay by Marc Klein and Jason Keller
-Starring Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane and Sean Bean

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