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Ella Cinders (1926)

Passed  -  Comedy | Romance  -  6 June 1926 (USA)
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Poor Ella Cinders is much abused by her evil step-mother and step-sisters. When she wins a local beauty contest she jumps at the chance to get out of her dead-end life and go to Hollywood, ... See full summary »

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Poor Ella Cinders is much abused by her evil step-mother and step-sisters. When she wins a local beauty contest she jumps at the chance to get out of her dead-end life and go to Hollywood, where she is promised a job in the movies. When she arrives in Hollywood, she discoves that the contest was a scam and the job non-existant. But through pluck, luck, and talent, she makes it in the movies anyway, and finds true love. Written by John Oswalt <jao@jao.com>

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A COMEDY ON THE MOVIES WITH THE IRREPRESSIBLE COLEEN MOORE! (original print ad-all caps) See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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6 June 1926 (USA)  »

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O Prêmio de Beleza  »

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An updated Cinderella
12 March 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

A better than average comedy of the period that includes a backstage look at Hollywood. It includes a scene with Harry Langdon playing his typical screen character.

Best scenes are Ella on the lam backstage at a Hollywood studio; at the photo studio; Ella's first cigar and the eye exercises. Some of the womens costumes and the titles are also very good.


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