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TCM Classic Film Fest & D23 Team for Screenings of 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,' '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea'

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood March 20, 2012 at 3:56PM

Two Disney classics, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" and "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," will be presented at the TCM Classic Film Festival in collaboration with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club...
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Kirk Douglas in "20,000 Leagues"
Kirk Douglas in "20,000 Leagues"

Two Disney classics, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" and "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," will be presented at the TCM Classic Film Festival in collaboration with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. The 75th anniversary screening of "Snow White" (1937; recognized with a special Oscar for innovation, as well as a nomination for score) will be held on April 14. The film was included on AFI's 1997 list of the 100 Greatest Films of All Time, and topped their list of the greatest Animated Films in 1998. Kirk Douglas will present the newly restored live-action "20,000 Leagues" (1954; winner of Visual Effects and Art Direction Oscars) making its first public appearance, on April 13. Both screenings will take place at Grauman's Chinese. Festival passes and more information available here.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.