Saturday, June 24, 2017

1949 Snow White London Stage Show - Poster

Jack Hylton was a well-known English band leader and impresario. In 1949, he produced a London stage show based on Disney's Snow White. A poster from the period advertises it's opening at the Victoria Palace "by arrangement with Walt Disney-Mickey Mouse Ltd."

Poster image courtesy of the Richard Holliss Collection.

The show was directed by Harry Benet and ran from 24 December 1949 to 4 February 1950. It's listed here in The London Stage: 1940-1949 by J.P. Wearing.

See a couple postcards from the stage production in the next post.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

1937 Snow White Bath Powder by Lander

A Snow White "After Bath Powder" box produced by Lander, Fifth Avenue, New York. Copyright imprint, "© 1937 WD Ent." Octagonal in shape. Measures approximately 3.25" high and 4" across. Splendid graphics of Snow on the lid, plus the princess with the dwarfs around the side panels.

A plastic bag inside holds the powder and a second one contains the powder puff.

"Lavender" is stamped on the bottom.

Images via flynglizrd.

Another box has also been seen online, but that one held gardenia-scented powder .