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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937 Film) Part Five

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937 Film) Part Five

Appearances in other media
Theme parks

At Disneyland, Snow White and the Evil Queen take a photo with a visitor in 2012.
Snow White’s Scary Adventures is a popular theme park ride at Disneyland (an opening day attraction dating from 1955), Tokyo Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris. Fantasyland at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom underwent an expansion from 2012 to 2014. The Snow White’s Scary Adventures ride was replaced with Princess Fairytale Hall, where Snow White and other princesses are located for a meet and greet. Included in the 2013 expansion of Fantasyland is the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train roller coaster...

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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937 Film) Part Three

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937 Film) Part Three

Animation

The famous “Heigh-Ho” sequence from Snow White was animated by Shamus Culhane.
The primary authority on the design of the film was concept artist Albert Hurter. All designs used in the film, from characters’ appearances to the look of the rocks in the background, had to meet Hurter’s approval before being finalized. Two other concept artists — Ferdinand Hovarth and Gustaf Tenggren — also contributed to the visual style of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Hovarth developed a number of dark concepts for the film, although many other designs he developed were ultimately rejected by the Disney team as less easily translated into animation than Hurter’s...

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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937 Film) Part Two

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937 Film) Part Two

Cast

Walt Disney introduces each of the Seven Dwarfs in a scene from the original 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs theatrical trailer.
* Adriana Caselotti as Snow White: Snow White is a young princess. Her wicked stepmother has forced her to work as a scullery maid in the castle. Despite this, she retains a cheerful but naïve demeanor.
* Lucille La Verne as Evil Queen Grimhilde / Witch: The Queen is the stepmother of Snow White. Once her magic mirror tells her that Snow White is fairer than she is, she immediately enlists Humbert the huntsman to kill her in the woods. After she discovers that Snow White did not die, she disguises herself as an old hag and uses a poisoned apple to remove Snow White from her path without killing her.

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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937 Film) Part One

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937 Film) Part One

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937 film)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and originally released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the German fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, it is the first full-length cel animated feature film and the earliest Disney animated feature film. The story was adapted by storyboard artists Dorothy Ann Blank, Richard Creedon, Merrill De Maris, Otto Englander, Earl Hurd, Dick Rickard, Ted Sears and Webb Smith. David Hand was the supervising director, while William Cottrell, Wilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, and Ben Sharpsteen directed the film’s individual sequences.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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The Everly Brothers Part One

The Everly Brothers Part One

Don Everly
Born: February 1, 1937 (age 80), Brownie, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
Height: 5′ 10″
Spouse: Venetia Stevenson (m. 1962–1970), Mary Sue Ingraham (m. 1957–1961), Adela Garza
Children: Erin Everly, Edan Everly, Stacy Everly, Venetia Everly

Phil Everly
Born: January 19, 1939, Chicago, IL
Died: January 3, 2014, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA
Siblings: Don Everly
Spouse: Patrice Arnold (m. 1999–2014), Patricia Mickey(m. 1972–1978), Jacqueline Alice Ertel (m. 1963–1970)

The Everly Brothers

Phil (left) and Don (right) Everly performing on the 1970 Johnny Cash summer replacement show
Background information
Origin
Shenandoah, Iowa
Genres
Country, rockabilly, rock and roll
Years active
1951–1973, 1983–2005
Labels
Caden...

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Hank Williams Born: September 17,1923-Died: January 1,1953 Part Four

Hank Williams Born: September 17,1923-Died: January 1,1953 Part Four

Personal life

On December 15, 1944, Williams married Audrey Sheppard. It was her second marriage and his first. Their son, Randall Hank Williams, who would achieve fame in his own right as Hank Williams, Jr., was born on May 26, 1949. The marriage, always turbulent, rapidly disintegrated, and Williams developed a serious problem with alcohol, morphine, and other painkillers prescribed for him to ease the severe back pain caused by his spina bifida. The couple divorced on May 29, 1952.
In June 1952, Williams moved in with his mother, even as he released numerous hit songs, such as “Half as Much” in April, “Jambalaya (On the Bayou)” in July, “Settin’ the Woods on Fire”/”You Win Again” in September, and “I’ll Never Get Out o...

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Art Nelville Born: December 17,1937-Still Alive

Art Nelville Born: December 17,1937-Still Alive

Art Neville

Neville at the 2012 Jazz Fest
Background information
Birth name
Arthur Lanon Neville
Born
December 17, 1937 (age 79)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Genres
Funk, R&B, soul
Occupations
Singer, songwriter, bandleader
Instruments
Vocals, piano, keyboards
Years active
Early 1950s–present
Associated acts
Hawketts, Neville Sounds, The Meters, Neville Brothers, The Funky Meters
Arthur Lanon “Art” Neville (born December 17, 1937) is an American singer, songwriter and keyboardist from New Orleans.
Neville is a part of one of the notable musical families of New Orleans, the Neville Brothers. He is a founding member of The Meters, whose musical style represents New Orleans funk. He continues to play with the spinoff group The Funky Meters.
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Jerry Reed Born: March 20,1937-Died: September 1,2008 Part Two

Jerry Reed Born: March 20,1937-Died: September 1,2008 Part Two

1980s and 1990s

In January 1980, Reed began work on the “Guitar Man” re-recording being produced by Elvis’s producer Felton Jarvis. With a new “hopped up” guitar line, and Elvis on lead vocals, Reed and the band gave the song an adrenaline punch that shot it straight to No. 1 on the country charts.
In 1982, Reed”s career as a singles artist was revitalized by the chart-topping hit “She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)”, followed by “The Bird”, which peaked at No. 2. His last chart hit, “I’m a Slave”, appeared in 1983. That same year, he co-starred with Robin Williams and Walter Matthau in the Michael Ritchie comedy The Survivors...

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Hank Williams Born: September 17,1923-Died: January 1,1953 Part Two

Hank Williams Born: September 17,1923-Died: January 1,1953 Part Two

Early career

In July 1937, the Williams and McNeil families opened a boarding house on South Perry Street in downtown Montgomery. It was at this time that Williams decided to change his name informally from Hiram to Hank, a name he said was better suited to his desired career in country music. During the same year he participated in a talent show at the Empire Theater. He won the first prize of $15, singing his first original song “WPA Blues”. Williams wrote the lyrics and used the tune of Riley Puckett’s “Dissatisfied.” He never learned to read music and, for the rest of his career, based his compositions in storytelling...

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Jerry Reed Born: March 20,1937-Died: September 1,2008 Part One

Jerry Reed Born: March 20,1937-Died: September 1,2008 Part One

Jerry Reed

Reed circa 1970
Background information
Birth name
Jerry Reed Hubbard
Born
March 20, 1937
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Died
September 1, 2008 (aged 71)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres
* Country country rock outlaw country truck-driving country rock and roll rockabilly
Occupations
* Musician songwriter actor
Instruments
* Vocals guitar
Years active
1956–2008
Labels
* Capitol NRC RCA Victor
Associated acts
* Chet Atkins Elvis Presley Buster B. Jones Priscilla Mitchell Tommy Emmanuel
Jerry Reed Hubbard (March 20, 1937 – September 1, 2008), known professionally as Jerry Reed, was an American country music singer, guitarist, and songwriter, as well as an actor who appeared in more than a dozen films...

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