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Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cinderella (as Brandy)
Minerva (as Natalie Desselle)
Michael Haynes ...
Scott Fowler ...
Dancer #1
Noel Peters
Dancer #2
Dancer #3
Jennifer Lee Keyes ...
Dancer #4


Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.

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Release Date:

2 November 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The song "Falling in Love With Love", from the Rodgers and Hart musical "The Boys from Syracuse", was added and sung by Bernadette Peters as the Stepmother. See more »


When Lionel is talking to the baker, the eight women carrying bread can be seen in the background waiting for their cue. See more »


Cinderella: The sweetest sounds I'll ever hear are still inside my head / The kindest words I'll ever know are waiting to be said / The most entrancing sight of all is yet for me to see / And the dearest love in all the world is waiting somewhere for me / Is waiting somewhere, somewhere for me.
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Featured in Whitney Houston: The Greatest Hits (2000) See more »


Stepsisters' Lament
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Veanne Cox and Natalie Desselle Reid
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What's not to like about this Disney-fied movie?
16 December 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What's not to like about this lively, romantic movie? It's fun for both kids and adults, it has some areas everyone can appreciate. Just relax and enjoy it, it IS a fairy tale. Adults can appreciate the 'politically correct' social overtones if they will just 'lighten up' (the adults I mean). The music is modernized, yet still done wonderfully. It's also refreshing to see actors from other genres perform believably here. All in all, a beautiful escape for a short while then back to reality. So sweet and vaguely Wizard-of-Oz-like set appearance. But it is a good movie that does what it intends.

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