50 things you might not know about your favorite Disney films, 1937-1953 edition (51 items)
In honor of the release of the teaser trailer for Disney's next animated movie, "Big Hero 6," combined with the record-breaking popularity of "Frozen" and Utah's love for all things Disney, this list begins a multi-week behind-the-scenes dive into 38 of Disney's most beloved movies.
This week, here are 50 things you might not know about eight of the most well-known early full-length animated feature films produced by Disney — "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," "Pinocchio," "Fantasia," "Dumbo," "Bambi," "Cinderella," "Alice in Wonderland" and "Peter Pan."
1 of 51. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The film went on to become a smash hit, and laid the foundation for what has grown into a Disney empire.
Video: Watch a 1937 trailer for the film here, and a trailer for a re-release of the film below.
2 of 51. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The banker, according to stories, watched the whole presentation impassively and didn't say anything as Disney walked him to his car. As he was getting into the car to leave, though, the bank executive said, "Oh, by the way, that thing is going to make you a pile of money."
Disney got the check.
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4 of 51. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
5 of 51. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Clip: See Snow White's first meeting with the dwarfs