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The Story of Sleeping Beauty


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#1 scff249

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 09:58 PM

Apparently, I have never heard of the original Sleeping Beauty until now.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUy1XJo6iOY...feature=related

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.......yeah.....it must be sad that I've never really heard of the original....then again, not many people hear the original fairy tales that Disney make adaptations for (such as The Little Mermaid where
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Posted 19 May 2010 - 06:21 PM

Actually, the Grim brothers' version isn't the original either. That story was based on an even earlier myth-type story. Many of the "fairy" stories are, and those originals get quite gruesome.

The Little Mermaid, however, was a story written by Hans Christian Andersen and thus is a different category of story.

Incidentally, Cinderella didn't have glass slippers, she had fur slippers, but the word was improperly translated from French into English.

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