Cinderella (1965)

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1965 TV-version of the classic fairy tale, set to a Rodgers and Hammerstein score.

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Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical retelling of the classic fairy tale. Cinderella is a teenage girl forced to do all of the menial tasks in the home she shares with her coldhearted stepmother and homely stepsisters. One day when home alone, Cinderella shares a cup of water with a thirsty and handsome traveler, not realizing until he continues on his journey that he is the crown prince of the kingdom. Shortly thereafter, the king and queen invite every young maiden in the kingdom to a royal ball so that the crown prince can find a girl to marry. Cinderella's stepmother and stepsisters go to the ball, leaving Cinderella behind to wish about how her life could be. While she is daydreaming, she is visited by her fairy godmother, who makes it possible for her wishes to come true. Written by Stephen Hughes

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This production features rare on-camera appearance by two notable movie musical dubbers, who appear as a couple. Betty Noyes, credited in this film as Mother, dubbed Debbie Reynolds' singing voice in Singin' in the Rain (1952). Bill Lee, credited as Father, dubbed for John Kerr in South Pacific and for Christopher Plummer in The Sound of Music (1965). The couple sings briefly about their daughter. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Aide: We are in sight of the towers of home and your father's palace.
Prince: It hardly seems like we've been gone for an entire year.
Aide: I sent messengers ahead to tell of your arrival.
Prince: I am dying of thirst. Let us stop at that cottage.
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March
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Music by Richard Rodgers
Orchestra conducted by Johnny Green
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just as I remember - excellent
4 September 2005 | by (Honolulu, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this as a little girl and loving it. I held a microphone up to the television to get the music and I would play it over and over again memorizing the lines and lyrics. When it came out on DVD last year I ordered it immediately. I waited until my family was out of the house and watched it over and over singing every word. It is just as I remembered. The sets are simple but that is part of its charm. The acting and singing are wonderful. Leslie Ann and Stuart make a perfect couple. The step sisters are hilarious at the ball. My favorite song is "10 minutes ago" Her gown is beautiful. If you remember seeing this as a child the DVD will not disappoint. Enjoy!


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