Category Archives: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Babbitt’s Footage of the 1938 Oscars

Happy Oscar season, everyone! The 10th Academy Awards was a unique event for the Disney Studios: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs received a nomination for best score, and The Old Mill won for best animated short. It was March 10th, 1938 … Continue reading

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Disney Studio with Ice Cream

I love this photo.  This was taken at the dawn of the Disney Golden Age.  Walt’s brother and business partner Roy had secured licensing deals, and with extra money from Mickey Mouse ice cream, wristwatches, cereal, etc., Walt had the … Continue reading

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Dina Babbitt: The Comic

Dina Babbitt was many things: Art Babbitt’s third wife (married April 17, 1948), the mother of his children, an artist, a Holocaust survivor, a hero, an activist. A Jewish art student in WWII Czechoslovakia, she survived Auschwitz – and bargained … Continue reading

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Dopey Scamble

Here’s closer look at an Art Babbitt scene from the “Spooks” sequence of Snow White.  If there were ever a chance to identify the style of animator, here is one.  This crazy scramble when Dopey thinks there’s a ghost in … Continue reading

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“Spooks” Scene from Snow White

Happy Halloween, animation fans! The “Spooks” Sequence of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs contained some beautiful Dwarf animation by Babbitt. Along with the Wicked Queen, Dopey was Babbitt’s other main character in the film. . Watching these scenes two … Continue reading

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