Sunday, March 19, 2017

1970 Snövit Storybook Record from Sweden

A Snow White storybook record issued in Sweden. Vinyl disc, 33 13 rpm. Includes 24 page book. Catalog no. LLP-15. Printed in Finland. Album cover marked copyright 1970 by Walt Disney Productions. Record disc imprinted ℗ 1971 Producer Tommy Halldén.

The record is part of the "Look, Listen, Read, Sing" (Titta, Lyssna, Läs, Sjung) series, a counterpart to the English-language "See, Hear, Read" series. The album cover displays the same Snow White artwork used in a 1956 US record release.

The recording features female narrator, Kerstin Franzen, with no other voice actors. A musical tone lets readers know when to turn the page in the booklet. At the end of Side B are two songs, Hej-Hå (Heigh-Ho) performed by Rasmus and Nu Visslar vi ett Slag (Whistle While You Work) sung by Anni-Frid Lyngstad (of ABBA fame).

Sample pages.

The record disc.

Images scans courtesy of Greg Philip of A Lost Film.

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