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The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976)

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 »

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Julian Orchard ...
Montague
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Isobella
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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 altered with her father's death as she's forced to be a servant in her own house. But a cheery fairy godmother helps her with her impossible tasks, and even gets her to take an evening out at the King's bride-finding ball. But when the magic wears off, and the prince with shoe-in-hand searches for Cinderella and finds her, what is going to happen to Euphrania without the needed marriage alliance to prevent war? Written by Kathy Li

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You'll forget every other love story you ever saw . . . or sang to. See more »


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Margaret Lockwood's last film. See more »

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Fairy Godmother: You're not meant to understand it. You're meant to accept it. Graciously.
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Referenced in Frost/Nixon (2008) See more »

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Secret Kingdom
(reprise)
Composed by Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman
Performed by Richard Chamberlain and Gemma Craven
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Rainbows raced around the room when I saw this film!
28 June 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite movies of all time. I just wish they'd make a soundtrack so I could listen to the songs in my car. This isn't your average Cinderella story; it's so much better! And this version has added scenes and songs that were omitted in the television and first release versions. I would very much recommend this film if you like fairy tales and humor.


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