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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Cinderella in Harlem  »

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Soooo relieved!!!
13 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I CAN NOT believe that there are other people on this planet that have seen this movie besides me!! I have never, and I mean NEVER found anyone else that has seen this movie but me!! I recorded it when I was little back when ABC showed a Disney movie every Saturday but my mom eventually threw it away because it was on some old tape. I swear I thought I had dreamed up the entire movie. I remember asking my sister if she remembered it, from Cindy's "worn" little white keds shoes, to the step sister putting Vaseline on her foot to squeeze her foot in Cindy's shoe, but she just looked at me like I was crazy. Man, I really loved this movie and if anyone out there has a copy, please let me know. I'll buy it from you!! No bull. That movie is a classic. Where in the world did it ever go?!?!


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