Twenty-three years ago today, Sotheby's auction book (from Wednesday, June 28, 1989) featured the art of Who Framed Roger Rabbit. In this particular cel set up, several other Disney characters make an appearance including the marching Dwarfs and Snow White with the Old Witch. Asking price was $5000-$7000 (USD).
The Dwarfs march out of subway and Snow White helps the "old woman" next to Cindy's wishing apples...
The catalog sold for $15 at the Disney Store back then. Catalog page...
Ron Miles is the father of Ben, the last person to ever ride Snow White's Scary Adventures at Walt Disney World. Because it was such a special moment, the news of the event has spread online including a write-up on Boing Boing. And just this past weekend, Ron was interviewed via Face Time on Sacramento Good Day television...
Video and screen captures copyright Sacramento Good Day.
Grumpy t-shirts and sweat tops are some of the few Snow White clothing items manufactured for men. And when it comes to the sheer numbers of shirt designs produced, this dwarf wins hands down. None of the other six dwarfs have more, not even Dopey. The clothing tends to come in browns, grays or other dark colors, and Grumpy's trademark scowl and crossed arms are a common motif. The following is just a sampling of what's out there.
This Grumpy "classic" theme park t-shirt was originally sold at Disneyland but then appeared online at the Disney Store in December 2011.
Disneyland Grumpy (Item No. 7505002523708M), 2011. Part of the D-Tour Collection. $24.95. Stock images copyright Disney.
"Grumpy for Life" was sold in 2011 at Walt Disney World, but it too showed up at disneystore.com.
Grumpy For Life (Item No. 7505002522114M), 2011. Retail Price: $21.95 (USD).
Disney Store shirts...
Dude With the Tude, 100% organic cotton t-shirt (Item No. 104411M). Disney Store. $16.50.
Grumpy t-shirts, 2011. Disney Store Outlet.
Organic Cotton ''All Grumpy All the Time'' Grumpy Tee for Men (Item No. 5701047784612MS), 2011. Disneystore.com $16.50.
Have A Grumpy Day and Grumpy Since 1937 t-shirts. Disney Store.
I'm Grumpy t-shirt (Item No. 102190MS). Disney Store. $14.50.