Cinderella (1957)

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The first of three TV versions of the classic fairy tale that featured a Rodgers and Hammerstein score.

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The first of three TV versions of the classic fairy tale that featured a Rodgers and Hammerstein score.

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CBS originally broadcast this program live and in color. However the recently discovered kinescope is in black and white. See more »

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The shadow of the boom mic visible on the right side of screen when Cinderella sings "In My Own Little Corner". See more »

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Cinderella: [singing] It's possible!
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Music by Richard Rodgers
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seen at the Museum of Television and Radio in NYC
8 April 2002 | by (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This is the first that I had seen the original TV version. I had seen both of the other television versions -- the 1965 Lesley Ann Warren version and the 1997 Brandy version. This version is so superior to the others. The copy at the Museum of Television and Radio is in black-and-white although it had been presented in color. If you are in New York and get the chance to visit the museum, the presentation is well worth the 1-1/2 hours. Oh, yes. The commercials which are part of the recording are quite humorous.


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