• Peter Berthoud

Snow White (1st Edition)

Updated: Sep 4

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pepys Series


First Published: 1938, Pepys Series, Castell Brothers Ltd., Bow Street, London, North Wallace Street, Glasgow

Illustrator or Designer: After Walt Disney Studios


Contents: 45 Cards + Rules Booklet


Snow White Box Front
Snow White Box Front

There are 45 cards in the pack with 4 suits, Diamonds, Stars, Circles and Squares. 3 suits have 11 cards and 1 suit (Stars) has 12. No suit has a number 9. Only Stars and Diamonds have a number 12.


Snow White cards - Diamonds: Snow White, The Prince, Snow White and Prince, Home of the Seven Dwarfs, The Fawn, The Queen and Huntsman, The Seven Dwarfs, Bashful

Snow White cards - Diamonds: Snow White, The Prince, Snow White and Prince, Home of the Seven Dwarfs, The Fawn, The Queen and Huntsman, The Seven Dwarfs, Bashful.


Snow White cards - Diamonds: Doc, Sneezy, Sleepy,

Snow White cards - Diamonds: Doc, Sneezy, Sleepy.


Snow White cards - Stars: Snow White, The Prince, Snow White and Prince, Home of the Seven Dwarfs, The Fawn, The Queen and Huntsman, The Seven Dwarfs, Happy

Snow White cards - Stars: Snow White, The Prince, Snow White and Prince, Home of the Seven Dwarfs, The Fawn, The Queen and Huntsman, The Seven Dwarfs, Happy.


Snow White cards - Stars: Dopey, Sneezy, Sleepy, The Witch

Snow White cards - Stars: Dopey, Sneezy, Sleepy, The Witch


Snow White cards - Circles: Snow White, The Prince, Snow White and Prince, Home of the Seven Dwarfs, The Fawn, The Queen and Huntsman, The Seven Dwarfs, Happy

Snow White cards - Circles: Snow White, The Prince, Snow White and Prince, Home of the Seven Dwarfs, The Fawn, The Queen and Huntsman, The Seven Dwarfs, Happy.


Snow White cards - Circles: Dopey, Grumpy, The Witch

Snow White cards - Circles: Dopey, Grumpy, The Witch.


Snow White cards - Squares: Snow White, The Prince, Snow White and Prince, Home of the Seven Dwarfs, The Fawn, The Queen and Huntsman, The Seven Dwarfs, Bashful

Snow White cards - Squares: Snow White, The Prince, Snow White and Prince, Home of the Seven Dwarfs, The Fawn, The Queen and Huntsman, The Seven Dwarfs, Bashful.


Snow White cards - Squares: Doc, Grumpy, The Witch

Snow White cards - Squares: Doc, Grumpy, The Witch



Produced after the 1937 success of Walt Disney's Snow White, the first full-length animated film and the first of many by Walt Disney.


The Pepys game was also issued in French and German editions. You can read more about the background to the game and the Pears Soap promotion in Rex Pitts' feature: The Story of Pepys Card Games at World of Playing Cards.


Disney artwork



Advert for Snow White from an unknown publication dated 30th June 1938
Advert for Snow White from an unknown publication dated 30th June 1938

The main pack featured here has the rules in French and was part of Rex Pitts' personal collection.


Game & Version Details



Snow White - Card Back



Snow White - Rules Front



Snow White - Rules Back



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Snow White - Box Back



Snow White - Box Top



Snow White - Box Side Left



Snow White - Box Base



Snow White - Box Side Right


​Snow White - Box Back With Flap