America's first animated feature film, and in extension the first animated feature film of Walt Disney. Disney's take on the fairytale had a huge cultural impact, leading to a musical, video game, and theme park. Walt was awarded an honorary Oscar for this animated masterpiece. Snow White was proclaimed the greatest animated work of all time in 2008 by the American Film Instittute. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was released by RKO Radio Pictures, premiering on December 21, 1937.