Sunday, November 20, 2011

Starlog's CineMagic Magazine (50th Annivesary - 1987)

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Starlog comes through again, this time with their Cinemagic: The Guide to Fantastic Filmmaking, Number #36, Fall 1987. The quarterly periodical spotlighted the Evil Queen on the cover with the text "Snow White at 50." Retail price $3.95 (USD).

Featured in the Epics of Animation section was an 8-page article by Howard Green celebrating the 50th anniversary of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Of particular interest are a few not-often-seen photos. On page 45, layout artist Tom Wood is shown drawing the dwarfs in a lead up to the deleted bed-building scene. On the same page is Fern Ahlstrand in the Ink and Paint Department "inking" a cel of Snow White. Animators Dick Lundy and Berk Anthony are on page 66 working at their drawing boards in a shared office.

It's a nice overall piece on the making of the film and it's 1937 premiere.

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Image scans from personal collection.

4 comments:

  1. Haha I always laugh when I see the sketch of Snow-White as zasu pitts ^^

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  2. I never saw that sketch before, but it immediately leapt out at me. Extremely entertaining!

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  3. Some of those early test sketches were quite unique. I've always thought the one of SW as a blonde looked interesting.

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