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Writers:
Charles Perrault (from the original classic by)
Bill Peet (story) ...
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Release Date:
4 March 1950 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
The greatest love story ever told. (1957 reissue) See more »
Plot:
When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Enchanting and enthralling adaption of a classic fairy tale. See more (89 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Ilene Woods ... Cinderella (voice)

Eleanor Audley ... Lady Tremaine (voice)

Verna Felton ... Fairy Godmother (voice)
Rhoda Williams ... Drizella (voice)
James MacDonald ... Bruno / Gus / Jaques (voice) (as James Macdonald)
Luis Van Rooten ... King / Grand Duke (voice)
Don Barclay ... Doorman (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Lucille Bliss ... Anastasia (voice) (uncredited)
Marion Darlington ... Birds (voice) (uncredited)

Mike Douglas ... Prince Charming (singing voice) (uncredited)

June Foray ... Lucifer (voice) (uncredited)
Betty Lou Gerson ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Earl Keen ... Bruno (voice) (uncredited)
Clint McCauley ... Mouse (voice) (uncredited)

Marni Nixon ... Main Title Soloist (voice) (uncredited)
William Phipps ... Prince Charming (voice) (uncredited)
Thurl Ravenscroft ... Additional Voices (voice) (uncredited)
Helen Seibert ... Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Jeffrey Stone ... Additional Voices (voice) (uncredited)
June Sullivan ... Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Lucille Williams ... Perla - a Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
John Woodbury ... Additional Voices (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Clyde Geronimi 
Wilfred Jackson 
Hamilton Luske 
 
Writing credits
Charles Perrault (from the original classic by)

Bill Peet (story) (as William Peed) &
Erdman Penner (story) &
Ted Sears (story) &
Winston Hibler (story) &
Homer Brightman (story) &
Harry Reeves (story) &
Ken Anderson (story) (as Kenneth Anderson) &
Joe Rinaldi (story)

Produced by
Walt Disney .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Paul J. Smith 
Oliver Wallace 
 
Film Editing by
Donald Halliday 
 
Production Management
David Candiff .... post-production manager (restored version)
Ben Sharpsteen .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mike Holoboff .... assistant director (uncredited)
Larry Lansburgh .... assistant director (uncredited)
Ted Sebern .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Robert O. Cook .... sound recordist
C.O. Slyfield .... sound director
Harold J. Steck .... sound recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Jack Boyd .... effects animator
Rachel Clement .... restoration artist: restoration (restored version)
Ub Iwerks .... special processes
April McMorris .... digital producer: restoration (restored version)
Josh Meader .... effects animator
Joshua Meador .... effects animator (as Josh Meador)
George Rowley .... effects animator
Bruce Tauscher .... digital color timing supervisor: restoration (restored version)
 
Animation Department
Hal Ambro .... character animator
Dick Anthony .... backgrounds
Mary Blair .... color and styling
Tim Campbell .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
Fox Carney .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
Les Clark .... directing animator
Claude Coats .... color and styling
Tom Codrick .... layout
Merle Cox .... backgrounds
Don DaGradi .... color and styling (as Don da Gradi)
Marc Davis .... directing animator
Phil Duncan .... character animator
Doug Engalla .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
Norman Ferguson .... directing animator (as Norm Ferguson)
Hugh Fraser .... character animator
Don Griffith .... layout
Ann Hansen .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
John Hench .... color and styling
Hugh Hennesy .... layout
Ray Huffine .... backgrounds
Ralph Hulett .... backgrounds
Ollie Johnston .... directing animator
Milt Kahl .... directing animator
Tamara Khalaf .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
Ward Kimball .... directing animator
Hal King .... character animator
Eric Larson .... directing animator
John Lounsbery .... directing animator
Don Lusk .... character animator
Brice Mack .... backgrounds
Fred Moore .... character animator
George Nicholas .... character animator
Lance Nolley .... layout
Cliff Nordberg .... character animator
Ken O'Brien .... character animator
Kendall O'Connor .... layout artist (as A. Kendall O'Connor)
Charles Philippi .... layout
Vivian G. Procopio .... animation research library: restoration (restored version) (as Vivian Procopio)
Thor Putnam .... layout
Wolfgang Reitherman .... directing animator
Art Riley .... backgrounds
Lella Smith .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
McLaren Stewart .... layout artist (as Mac Stewart)
Frank Thomas .... directing animator
Harvey Toombs .... character animator
Matt Tsugawa .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
Judge Whitaker .... character animator
Thelma Witmer .... backgrounds
Marvin Woodward .... character animator
Edwin Aardal .... animator (uncredited)
Blaine Gibson .... animator (uncredited)
Jerry Hathcock .... animator (uncredited)
Dan MacManus .... animator (uncredited)
John McManus .... animator (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Cory Hansen .... post-production coordinator: restoration
Timothy Peeler .... digital colorist: restoration
 
Music Department
Mack David .... songs by
Joseph Dubin .... orchestrator
Al Hoffman .... songs by
Jerry Livingston .... songs by
Paul J. Smith .... musical director (as Paul Smith)
Al Teeter .... music editor
Oliver Wallace .... musical director
Lyn Murray .... music arranger: vocals (uncredited)
Edward H. Plumb .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Claire Du Brey .... live action model: Fairy Godmother (as Claire DuBrey)
Helene Stanley .... live action model: Cinderella and Anastasia
Eleanor Audley .... live action model: Lady Tremaine (uncredited)
Marie Dasnoit .... secretary (uncredited)
Eloise Tobelman .... secretary (uncredited)
Rhoda Williams .... live action model: Drizella (uncredited)
Ruth Wright .... secretary (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La cenicienta" - USA (Spanish title) (imdb display title)
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Runtime:
74 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Brazil:Livre | Canada:G (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Quebec) | Canada:F (Ontario) | Canada:G (video rating) | Finland:S | Peru:PT | Portugal:M/6 | South Korea:All | Sweden:Btl | UK:U | USA:G | USA:Approved (PCA #14083) (original rating) | USA:G (re-rating) (1973)

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Trivia:
The story takes place roughly in June. In the movie, the sun rises slightly before 6:00 AM (in France), as it would within a few weeks of the summer solstice. Also by this time, a pumpkin would have grown to 20-40 pounds.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: After Gus drops his breakfast in the kitchen, Lucifer starts to go after Gus. As Lucifer starts to creep up on Gus, Jaq pulls out one of Lucifer's whiskers. But after Gus drops his breakfast again and the next shot goes to Lucifer, Lucifer's whisker is back.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Narrator:Once upon a time in a faraway land, there was a tiny kingdom; peaceful, prosperous, and rich in romance and tradition. Here in a stately chateau, there lived a widowed gentleman, and his little daughter, Cinderella. Although he was a kind and devoted father...
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Soundtrack:
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25 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Enchanting and enthralling adaption of a classic fairy tale., 20 May 2000
Author: Raymond Valinoti, Jr. (raymondva@comcast.net) from Murray Hill, NJ

Walt Disney's CINDERELLA takes a story everybody's familiar with and embellishes it with humor and suspense, while retaining the tale's essential charm. Disney's artists provide the film with an appealing storybook look that emanates delectable fairy tale atmosphere. It is beautifully, if conventionally, animated; the highlight being the captivating scene where the Fairy Godmother transforms a pumpkin into a majestic coach and Cinderella's rags to a gorgeous gown. Mack David, Al Hoffman, and Jerry Livingston provide lovely songs like "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" and "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" that enhance both the scenario and the characters.

Even though CINDERELLA's story is predictable, it provides such thrilling melodrama that one shares the concerns and anxieties of the titular heroine and her animal friends. Both the wicked stepmother and her dreadful cat Lucifer present a formidable menace that threatens the dreams and aspirations of Cinderella and the mice. It is this menace that provides the story with a strong conflict that holds the viewers' interest. The film's suspense, however, is nicely balanced by a serene sweetness, especially in the musical numbers. It is in these segments that reveal the appealing personalities of Cinderella and her friends, moving the viewers to care for them. Overall, Walt Disney's CINDERELLA is wonderful family entertainment that has held up remarkably well after half a century.

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