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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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Chamberlain
Julian Orchard ...
Montague
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Palatine
Rosalind Ayres ...
Isobella
John Turner ...
Major Domo
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Willoughby
Polly Williams ...
Lady Caroline
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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.


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9 April 1976 (UK)  »

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La zapatilla y la rosa  »

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Trivia

The dog in the film was the director's own dog, Fred. See more »

Quotes

The King: Half the size of your mother's!
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Version of Cinderella (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

I Can't Forget The Melody
Composed by Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman
Performed by Gemma Craven
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The Long-Lost Top-Notch Musical that I Never Got to See Again
28 November 1999 | by (Newark, DE, USA) – See all my reviews

I, too, have been longing forever (since VCRs appeared) for this musical to become available on video. The Sherman & Sherman (& Morley) songs are perfectly good, and the choreography is super, but what I remember best is the great, iconoclastically non-chalant Fairy Godmother character (Annette Crosbie). I put her among the greatest steal-the-show supporting characters of all time, right along with Nicol Williamson's Merlin in "Excalibur."


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