The real story of Snow White, the evil Queen and the mirror

The true story behind fairy tale ‘Snow White’. Source:Supplied

Many of us grew up with the fairy tale Snow White: the beautiful princess, the evil stepmother, seven dwarfs, a poisoned apple and a handsome prince who saves the day and proves that love will conquer all.

It began as a rather macabre tale by the Brothers Grimm … until Disney took over the storytelling and made the story as saccharine and wholesome as could be.