Jens ' numerous television appearances include episodes of L. Jens' numerous awards include several L. She was also the narrator of The Great War and Shaping of the 20th Century, the acclaimed eight hour mini-series. For the past six years she has been a visiting Associate Professor at U.
Storyline[ edit ] The Queen in her secret lair in an illustration by the Brothers Hildebrandt In "another land, far away,"  "many, many years ago," about the time of fairy tales of castles, knights, fair maidens, romance, magic and witches,"  hallmark reading writing and romance 2014 dodge mysterious and icily beautiful woman with magical powers a promotional brochure suggests she is able to work her witchcraft having sold "herself body and soul to the bad spirits" of the Harz mountains  has gained her royal position by marrying the widowed Kinggiving her rule over his kingdom before he died.
She regularly asks the mirror who is the fairest in the realm "Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all? One day, however, the mirror tells her that there is a new fairest woman in the land, her year-old  stepdaughter, Princess Snow White.
After observing the handsome Prince from another kingdom singing a love song to Snow White, the proud Queen, in a jealous rage, commands her faithful HuntsmanHumbert, to take the princess deep into the forest and kill her. He is ordered to bring back her heart in a box to prove that he had done so.
When she questions her mirror, it again replies that Snow White is the fairest in the land, and that she is living at the cottage of the Seven Dwarfsrevealing that the box contains the heart of a pig. She goes down the dungeon to her secret room where she practices her dark magic, complete with a pet raven that "knows all her secrets,"  and in desperation uses her spellbook and cauldron to mix a potion that transforms her into a hag.
Her beauty is shrouded in ugliness and age, though presumably reversible. She is sure that no one would know or perform the counter-curse to her spell, and believes the Dwarfs would bury her rival alive, thinking her dead. The Queen comes to the cottage, followed by two vicious vultures, and finds Snow White baking a pie for Grumpy the dwarf.
The Queen tricks the princess into letting her inside the cottage and eating the bewitched apple, telling her that it is a magic wishing apple.
Snow White takes a bite and falls to the floor, apparently dead. The Queen rejoices in her victory, but is soon discovered by the angry Seven Dwarfs, who grab pickaxes and chase her deep into the forest as a great storm begins. She climbs up into the mountains, where she gets trapped upon a precipice that overlooks a seemingly bottomless canyon.
She tries to push down a large boulder to crush the approaching Dwarfs. Before she can do so, a lightning bolt strikes between her and the boulder, destroying the precipice and sending the Queen along with the boulder down the cliff to her death, screaming while she falls to the jagged rocks below this scream was reused in Sleeping Beauty when Maleficent is stabbed in the heart by the Sword of Truth.
No magic would ever bring her to life again.
However, Walt Disney became concerned that such an approach would make the character seem less plausible. Sensing that more time was needed for the development of the Queen, he advised that attention be paid exclusively to "scenes in which only Snow White, the Dwarfs, and their bird and animal friends appear.
The Queen was also the first character to meet death in a Disney film. She also invites her own downfall while pushing the boulder, and her fate is only suggested rather than shown. She then has him given to the torturers, described as "the Nubians ",  and "exits with a dirty laugh.
The books Snow White: She informs the Prince of her plan to have the Dwarfs bury Snow White alive and then leaves him to his death, still chained and trapped in a subterranean chamber filling with water  to slowly drown.
It is said that Disney "knew that the Queen would have to look scary without being too scary. After the failure of this, her Mirror convinces her to finally quit "this whole curse business" and focus on her current career as a television horror host.
The Queen voiced by Susanne Blakeslee is the main villain in the direct-to-video animated film Once Upon a Halloweenbut appears only in the Witch version despite misleading cover art furthermore, only her shadow is shown.
In it, the Queen plots to conquer Halloween and asks her cauldron to show several villains to which one of them helps her in her plan. The cauldron also explains its origins as it is one of the cauldrons formerly owned by the three witches from The Black Cauldron.
Eventually, the cauldron turns against the Wicked Queen and makes her vanish into nothingness. Its title image features the iconic red apple of the Evil Queen,   which was also prominently featured in a teaser trailer.
Jiminy Cricket and the player venture into the worlds of the stories to restore the happy endings. The player needs to correctly mix ingredients for several potions including the True Love Potion to magically summon the Prince and save the day.
It is followed by the fight with the Queen where she tries to get away and the player has to reflect her magic ball spells, until she retreats to her lair. There, while asking her mirror, she suddenly transforms into a hag and the mirror breaks.
She recruits the protagonist Terra to kill Snow White and bring back her heart in return for allowing him to use the Magic Mirror to locate Master Xehanort. Terra, like the huntsman, ultimately does not go through with this, and the Queen, learning of his betrayal, forces the Mirror to consume him, but Terra manages to fight the Mirror off and the Queen reluctantly gives him the information he looks for.
She drops the poisoned apple, which Ventus returns to her. She then reverted to her youthful form and, seeking revenge, cast an evil curse on Snow White as well as the dwarfs and their entire forest. A weekly challenge in Disney Infinity: Power of Illusionthe previously defeated Mizrabel returns to transform into various Disney villains, including the Queen,  before setting on Maleficent.
Literature[ edit ] In the audiobook release, the Queen voiced by Eleanor Audley wears a yellow dress and a red cape. She tells the Huntsman to take Snow White to the forest and leave her there to die. In the end of the book, after being chased by the dwarfs, the Queen dies when she slips while climbing the mountain and falls into the sea.
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