In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters vie for the affections of a Frenchman who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.

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In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters vie for the affections of a Frenchman who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.

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Made it's New York TV debut on 1 October 1956 on WATV (channel 13). See more »

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Cinderella Sue
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Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Sung and danced by Avon Long and children
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Jerome Kern music stays in your mind
27 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

I first remember seeing this film on TV when I was a schoolgirl back in the late 1950s or early 1960s. I have only seen it once since that time. This is sad as the actors, the story, and the music most especially were engaging. From the costumes to the flirtations and the disappointments (poor William Eythe) the script was romantic, the actors attractive and appealing. My favorite scene was "Cinderella Sue" but the last time I actually saw the film on TV (unfortunately I did not tape it) that scene was missing. I wondered if a "censor" had considered it racially demeaning? But I honestly did not and the song has stayed in my head all these years. I would press for the company which owns the rights to release the movie on DVD or even VHS.


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