B2 Use of English Multiple Choice Exam 21
Snow White (1) in children's fairy tales across the whole of Europe.
The most famous version of the Snow White tale is that written by the Brothers Grimm, a pair of German academics who published books on folklore in the early 19th century, and which was made (2) an animated movie by Disney in 1937.
Snow White's appearance is very distinctive - she has jet black hair, full ruby-red lips and skin as white as snow. She is always (3) in blue, with a long yellow skirt with red and blue striped sleeves, and a white collar. She wears a red bow in her hair.
She is a sweet and innocent young girl, but is also a kind, (4) character.
Disney's Snow White was drawn by Hamilton Luske, and was (5) to be as lifelike as possible.
A pioneering film technique of the time was the use of live-action footage as a reference point for the animators. Marjorie Celeste Belcher, a young dancer, provided the motions as a live-action model, then the animation was drawn (6) on her moves. The end result was a very (7) animation.
The girl who provided Snow White's voice in the 1937 production was hired almost by (8) , as she was overheard singing during an assistant's telephone call. Adriana Cazelotti received only $970 for providing the silky voice of Snow White.
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