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Cinderella (1965)

TV Movie  -   -  Musical | Fantasy | Romance  -  22 February 1965 (USA)
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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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Trivia

Richard Rodgers was on the television set acting as a non-credited production supervisor. 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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Version of Schneewittchen und das Geheimnis der Zwerge (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Waltz for a Ball
Music by Richard Rodgers
Orchestra conducted by Johnny Green
Danced by Lesley Ann Warren and Stuart Damon
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The most memorable movie I remember seeing as a child!
17 February 2004 | by (Chicago area, Illinois USA) – See all my reviews

I was only about 6 years old, and back in the 60's, there weren't too many movies on television for children. I remember sitting in front of the small television on the floor mesmerized. The movie was a fantasy come to life! I have been looking for the movie for decades. Everytime I see a Cinderella movie, I check it to see if it is the one that I have been searching for these past 40 years. I have finally found it, and I can assure you, it is just as mesmerizing today, as it was back when I was just 6 years old. For a true fantasy, you can't find a better Cinderella than Lesley Ann Warren!


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