Cinderella (1965)

TV Special  -   -  Musical | Fantasy | Romance
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 1,389 users  
Reviews: 41 user | 4 critic

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

Director:

Writer:

(teleplay)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 28 Nov 2010
 
a list of 32 titles
created 21 Dec 2011
 
a list of 1471 titles
created 24 Jun 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 01 Nov 2013
 
a list of 23 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Cinderella" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Cinderella (1965– )

Cinderella (1965– ) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Cinderella.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cinderella (1950)
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley
Cinderella (Video 1994)
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A beautiful girl attends a royal ball where she meets the love of her life and must then fight for it.

Directors: Toshiyuki Hiruma, Takashi
Stars: Tony Ail, Nathan Aswell, Chera Bailey
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In the tiny kingdom of Euphrania, the King and his court are most anxious to get Prince Edward wed. But Edward wants to marry for love. Meanwhile, young Cinderella finds life drastically ... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Forbes
Stars: Gemma Craven, Margaret Lockwood, Michael Hordern
Cinderella (Video 1996)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The tale of Cinderella who lives with her stepmother, the Dame, and her two horrid stepsisters. The family is unkind to Cinderella and makes her sleep in cinders near the fire. Short of ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Slapczynski
Stars: Caz Adams, Robbie McGregor, Lee Perry
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Jacques and Gus tell the story of how Cinderella becomes a princess but loses touch with herself.

Director: John Kafka
Stars: Jennifer Hale, Rob Paulsen, Corey Burton
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Lady Tremaine gets her hands on the Fairy Godmother's wand, then turns back time to the day Cinderella tried on the glass slipper. She enlarges the slipper to fit one of the stepsisters, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Nissen
Stars: Jennifer Hale, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Susanne Blakeslee
Cinderella (TV Special 1957)
Musical | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The first of three TV-versions of the classic fairy tale that featured a Rodgers and Hammerstein score.

Director: Ralph Nelson
Stars: Julie Andrews, Ilka Chase, Edie Adams
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

After being snubbed by the royal family, a malevolent fairy places a curse on a princess which only a prince can break, along with the help of three good fairies.

Director: Clyde Geronimi
Stars: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Willa places the ancient "Snow White" story in a realistic America setting about 1915. The jealous queen is Regina Worthington, an aging beauty whose stage career has soured. Snow White is ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Davenport
Stars: Jonny Elkes, Mark Jaster, Floyd King
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen feeds her a poison apple, but the handsome prince awakens her with a kiss.

Directors: William Cottrell, David Hand, and 4 more credits »
Stars: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne
Cinderella (TV Movie 1997)
Musical | Romance | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.

Director: Robert Iscove
Stars: Brandy Norwood, Bernadette Peters, Veanne Cox
Cinderella (TV Movie 1950)
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Sally Ann Howes, Joy Nichols, Martin Tiffen
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Stuart Damon ...
...
Barbara Ruick ...
...
Joe E. Marks ...
Don Heitgerd ...
Butch Sherwood ...
Bill Lee ...
Betty Noyes ...
Trudi Ames ...
Myra Stephens ...
1st Maiden
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 February 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The white dress that Cinderella wears to the ball was so heavy that after 12 hours of shooting, Lesley Ann Warren was unable to move her shoulders and had to be injected with a muscle relaxant. 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.
See more »

Connections

Version of Willa: An American Snow White (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

In My Own Little Corner
(reprise)
Sung by Lesley Ann Warren
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
'Magical' is a word sometimes over-used...but not so here
10 January 2002 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Absolutely enchanting live-television broadcast of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical play, with Lesley Ann Warren letter-perfect as the girl who sleeps among the ashes, taunted by her step-family until the night her fairy godmother comes to help her. Having seen this on network television as a rerun sometime in 1969/1970, I couldn't wait to see this again but feared it would be outdated and corny. It certainly isn't. Although not extravagant or technically-smooth, "Cinderella" connects with the viewer on a purely emotional basis, and that's its key charm. Stuart Damon is a gentle prince, Walter Pigeon and Ginger Rogers (!) are fine as the King and Queen, Celeste Holm is sweet as the good fairy. The songs are incredibly lilting and...well, NICE. What a treat for young and old alike!


24 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
9 minutes of nothing happy_gurl_2003
1965 through 197??? TalphaLyra
Stuart Damon fiveoaks
Cinderella 1965 tepalmer-1
Memory? garypatk
Sountrack beckybear16
Discuss Cinderella (1965) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?