The dwarfs from Disney's Snow White originally looked pretty creepy!

Aristocats

Aristocats

2016-05-27 13:12:28

There's an amazing sale of rare Disney memorabilia taking place at Bonhams next month, with cool original animation cels and concept artwork.

I took a look through the catalogue, and there's soooo much I'd want to own if I could afford it. But I had to share this one item as it's really interesting and a little weird.

It's a concept drawing from pre-production on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, with early ideas of how the characters should look.

I think it makes Snow White look weirdly like a Japanese manga character, but still beautiful. But those dwarfs are really creeping me out! Dopey looks like he's wearing weird clown make-up, Sleepy looks really drunk, and who the heck are Baldy and Deafy?

It's a good job they replaced them with Bashful and Sneezy, otherwise I think a few people would be complaining about it today!

This drawing is such a great piece of Walt Disney history, whoever wins it at the auction is a lucky collector!

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