American Experience

The Success of "Snow White"

Clip: Season 27 Episode 8 | 2m 4s

In its first year, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" grossed $8 million -- more than any other film before it. Walt Disney was hailed as a true American original, one who had found the balance between art and commerce. "Walt Disney" premieres September 14 & 15 on PBS American Experience.

Aired: 09/14/15

Rating: NR

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