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Cindy (1978)

TV Movie  -   -  Musical  -  24 March 1978 (USA)
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This version of the Cinderella tale with an all-black cast has Cinderella, who wants to marry a dashing army officer, finding out out that her father, who she thought had an important job ... See full summary »

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Cindy (as Charlaine Woodard)
Cleavant Derricks ...
Michael Simpson
Mae Mercer ...
Sara Hayes
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Capt. Joe Prince
W. Benson Terry ...
Miles Archer
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Venus
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Olive (as Nell-Ruth Carter)
Scoey Mitchell ...
Cindy's father
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Sergeant
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Swearing-in officer
John Hancock ...
Wilcox
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Flower lady
Graham Brown ...
Minister
Bill Phillips Murry ...
M.C. (as Bill P. Murry)
Don Dandridge ...
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This version of the Cinderella tale with an all-black cast has Cinderella, who wants to marry a dashing army officer, finding out out that her father, who she thought had an important job at a big hotel, is actually the men's room attendant. Her wicked stepmother finds out, too, and complications ensue. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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24 March 1978 (USA)  »

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Cinderella in Harlem  »

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Glad someone else has seen this! What ever happened to it?
19 January 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was a senior in high school. I asked a couple of people the next day if they saw it; no one had. To this day, I still haven't met anyone who saw it. Sometimes I, too, thought I imagined it.

I remember laughing all the way through. The part I remember most is the deadpan way the father (I think) told Cindy that the stepmother(?) was excommunicated from her church for belting out a gospel song in their staid congregation.

I've always wondered if their was some particular reason why it was never shown again.

I can't even find it on video, not even at alternative or "art" video stores.


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