Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Continuity mistake: When Snow White first enters the cottage you can see the organ in the background with the pipes higher on the right. But when Grumpy is playing it during the Silly Song the pipes are longer on the left side. (00:16:10 - 00:52:10)

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Continuity mistake: When the seven dwarves run scared down the stairs and out of the door, Dopey pulls the handle of the door from the inside until it breaks out and falls away. The next scene when the dwarf opens the door, the handle is there again. (00:33:00)

Continuity mistake: In the dance scene, Dopey stands on top of Sneezy and dances with Snow White. But while he is dancing, there are some shots of him back on the ground, banging on the cymbals and drums again. (00:55:40)

Continuity mistake: The stick that the hag uses to try to push the rock over the cliff to the dwarfs appears out of nowhere between shots.

Continuity mistake: When Snow White falls asleep on three beds, the rabbits sleep on one more and the deer on another, making 5 beds occupied, but when the dwarves come back three more beds of animals wake up making a total of 8 beds. In a previous scene Snow White looks at the 7 beds with names, not 8!

Continuity mistake: When Snow White cuts of the dough around the pie container, the container has lines all around it. In the next shot, when the birds are putting their footprints on the pie, the lines are all gone.

Continuity mistake: When the dwarves see Snow White for the fist time, a green pot and a towel can be seen over the beds. But later in the film, when Snow White says her prayers after the dance, the pot and towel are on the far right of the beds.

Continuity mistake: When Dopey hangs up the key to the store at the mine, the key changes shape. It starts off with the handle wider than long, then, when it is hung up, it changes to longer than wide.

Continuity mistake: The chipmunk, on the back of the deer on which Snow White is putting the dirty clothes, "flickers".

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Continuity mistake: After the Queen's transformation into the Witch she heads to the Dwarfs' cottage, and when it cuts to the shot of Doc leaving the cottage there are two steps at the front door, but in the next shot there's only one step. The steps change in other shots as well.

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Continuity mistake: When the queen is transformed into a hag, there is a big wart on her left hand. This wart later disappears.

Continuity mistake: After the dwarves attack Dopey because they think he is a monster, the items behind Dopey keep changing.

Continuity mistake: When the queen is holding the poisoned apple on a string, the knot on the stem changes between shots.

Continuity mistake: From the beginning to the end of the scene where Snow White is making the pie for Grumpy, the items and animals on the table keep changing.

Continuity mistake: When the dwarves see their table in the beginning, some of the dinner utensils are blue. But later, when the dwarves run down for dinner, none of them are blue, they're all white.

Continuity mistake: There are six doves sitting on the wishing well in the start, but at least eight different ones are seen flying away when the prince comes.

Continuity mistake: When the animals all run away from the cottage because the dwarves are coming home, there are only white sheets over Snow White. However, we later see her with a multi-colored quilt over her too.

Continuity mistake: When Dopey comes into Snow White's room alone, there is a pot on a shelf next to the door. The next time anyone comes in the door is when the dwarves all come together, and in that scene the pot is gone.

Continuity mistake: When Doc makes Dopey go up the stairs to investigate, he hands him the candlestick and Dopey grabs the side opposite the handle. In the next shot he's holding it with his thumb through the handle.

Continuity mistake: During "Whistle While You Work," while the birds are arranging flowers in a pot, an extra flower suddenly appears out of nowhere.

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Other mistake: When the Dwarfs first leave the mine entrance, the first few animation cells seem to have been omitted, so that at first the entrance is empty and then the Dwarfs appear out of thin air.

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Grumpy: Angel, ha! She's a female! And all females is poison! They're full of wicked wiles.
Bashful: What are wicked wiles?
Grumpy: I don't know, but I'm agin' 'em.

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Trivia: When making this movie, Walt Disney turned the script into a comic at first and they used these "comic strips" to move around shots and scenes, replace things and generally see what would work or not. This technique is now known as storyboarding and pretty much every single movie production uses it.

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Question: When the animals go to tell the dwarves about the witch trying to kill Snow White, why is Grumpy all of a sudden concerned about her? He's the first one to say that they have to go rescue her and then is leading them back to the cottage, although up to that point he hasn't liked her at all.

Answer: He's oppositional, sure, but that's just who he is. It doesn't mean he doesn't like her.

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