Coal Black and De Sebben Dwarfs
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : January 16, 1943 Series: Merrie Melodies
Cumulative rating:
(6 ratings submitted)


A politically incorrect parody of the Grimm Fairy tale, "Snow White" starring racist African American caricatures.


Stepin Fetchit


Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.


Robert "Bob" Clampett


Rod Scribner
Art Babbitt
Robert "Bob" McKimson (unverified)


Warren Foster


Carl W. Stalling


Vivian Dandridge
Danny Webb
Lillian Randolph
Leo L. "Zoot" Watson
Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Character Design

Gene Hazelton


Leon Schlesinger

Film Editor

Treg Brown (unverified)

Music Sources

Emmett, Dan D. : "Dixie "
Arlen, Harold and Johnny Mercer : "Blues in the Night "
Jones, Isham, Tell Taylor, & Ole Olsen : "We're in the Army Now "


Warner Bros.

Contains Reused Animation from:

The Isle of Pingo-Pongo (one of the dance sequences is reused from Pingo-Pongo is reused in this short.)


  • The scene where the Prince boasts about how his kiss will revive Coal Black references the Rosebud shot from the 1941 Orson Welles film, "Citizen Kane".

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 7:45
Production No.: 827
MPAA No.: 8394
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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