Patricia Medina later recalled that Carol Heiss repeatedly tried to get her fired from the film. Grade D- Well, this was an interesting movie to me. Curious, I watched it, wondering how my memories played out. A good film, but definately not the best from the DeRita era. Their usual antics seemed drowned amid the Cinemascope colour and spectacle. As the prince recovers, he realizes that his memory has returned, and so he knows that he is indeed a Prince, and that Snow White is the princess he was destined to marry.
The good longed for a to love. Three Stooges films are based on a childish slapstick violence; the film here unfortunately wants to squeeze them into roles where they must play cute. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission directly from the copyright owner. They serve to protect and join Snow White and Prince Charming together, and they are convincingly benevolent and sincere. Jack had but to the lake with his fiingers. Her two skating sequences are dazzling: beautifully choreographed, filmed and played out deftly in the context of the story, they are unique, singular, and quite innovative. No one as fair as thee.
A witch smashing in a mountain side, a man falling in a barrel of boiling water, prince hit with an arrow, men stabbed with swords, a man stretched in admitting something. It had no less than Walter Lang directing, his big credit being The King and I, and one of the screenwriters was Noel Langley, one of his credits being The Wizard of Oz. Mirror, on the wall, who is of them all? Guy Rolfe and Patricia Medina convey appropriate comic-book villainy in their respective roles each receive their just desserts in memorable fashion but while his is particularly gruesome, hers is done in a rather clever way ; burly Buddy Baer is their evil henchman who subsequently has a change of heart. The special effects are astonishingly good, some gripping, suspenseful sequences, lots of magic, spells, and a few scenes of fairly decent action. The queen's prayers were answered.
But, alas, the new queen's heart was cold and evil. Stroll does an uncommonly fine job in this role. The only use-of violence in this short is when Moe bops Curly-Joe on the head - that's it! This can be considered somewhat of a benefit to non-Stooges fans like myself in that it means that their usual slapstick stupidity has been substantially curtailed. Released by , this was the trio's take on the classic fairy tale. I wish I had never sat through this.
Fox then replaced him with , who had previously directed the Stooges in 1933's. Snow White and the Stooges. Medina goes into full camp mode here, cooing and cackling with wonderfully batty mirth. If you like Snow White and the Three Stooges Original Film Soundtrack, we strongly recommend to buy it. Snow White escapes her hired assassin and finds refuge in the empty cottage of the seven dwarfs, soon to be joined by the Three Stooges, who are traveling to the castle with their ward Quatro. The first time I watched this when I got the tape for my birthday 2 years ago, I found myself fast forwarding through almost the whole movie, then the next day I promised myself I would watch the whole movie but ended up falling alseep after only a few minutes! The studio was unable to recover the film's costs because the comedy-fantasy was tailored specifically to children who paid only fifty cents each for admission.
It is not, however, a typical Stooges vehicle. Besides the 3 Stooges, the main attraction is the first and only appearance of 1950s Olympic skating champion Carol Heiss in the title role. In evidence is the double axel jump which originated with her, among other features that made her a skating star. The king her with a heart. As she rides back to the palace, she encounters the Stooges, and thanks to an inadvertent wish they make on a magic sword stolen from Count Oga , she crashes her broom into a mountainside and falls to her death.
Meanwhile, the queen learns from her magic mirror that Snow White is still alive. An affectionate, respectful homage, you might say. After the wicked queen condemns Snow White to a prison cell, her faithful guard vows to watch over her 'til she's freed. In accordance with Title 17 U. Studio executives apparently afforded the film a huge budget in the belief that it would be a hit. As the beauty of Snow blossomed.
The only thing good about this movie were the sets and the color. Unfortunately, The Three Stooges look decidedly out of place amid what is largely a straight-faced ie. It's just a complete waste of your time, my time, and even the Stooges time. I watched this all the way through, today, for the first time since it was released when i was a kid. Seeking refuge in the cottage of the seven dwarfs, she accidentally meets the Stooges, who are for them while they are away.