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Poor Cinderella (1934)

In her only color cartoon, Betty Boop goes to the ball thanks to the good fairy; later, only her foot fits the glass slipper.

Director:

Dave Fleischer
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Jack Mercer ... Various (voice) (uncredited)
Bonnie Poe Bonnie Poe ... Betty Boop / Fairy Godmother / Ugly Stepsisters (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

In her only color cartoon, Betty Boop goes to the ball thanks to the good fairy; later, only her foot fits the glass slipper.

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Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 August 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Бедная Золушка See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fleischer Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Color:

Color (Cinecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The title is based on the classic French fairy tale "Cinderella; or, The Little Glass Slipper" about a young woman living in unfortunate circumstances that are suddenly changed to remarkable fortune. See more »

Connections

Version of Señorella and the Glass Huarache (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Poor Cinderella
Written by Charles Tobias, Murray Mencher, Jack Scholl
Sung by Betty Boop
Performed by Phil Spitalny and his orchestra
Later sung by Betty and by the singer with the megaphone
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Betty's Color Debut

This is one of favorite Betty Boop cartoons, and also "Cinderella" is one of my favorite fairy stories. I also would like to point out that this short was made 16 years ago before Disney's animated theatrical version.

Like I said I love animation from Fleischer Studios (also from Disney, Hanna/Barbera, Rankin/Bass and Studio Ghilbi from Japan) and Betty Boop is one of my favorite cartoon characters beside Bugs Bunny, Tweety, Pepe le Pew of Looney Tunes and Disney's Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse. I love the ballroom scene, where Betty/Cinderella and The Prince dance (until midnight that is). And I also love the main title song :

"I'm just a poor Cinderella Nobody loves me it seems And like a poor Cinderella I find my romance in dreams.

For that's where I meet my Prince Charming When I'm with him, cares stay away I'm just a poor Cinderella But I'll be a princess someday!"


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