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Cinderella Liberty (1973)

A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty, due to his service records being lost.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... John Baggs Jr.
... Maggie Paul
Kirk Calloway ... Doug
... Lynn Forshay
... Master at Arms
... Alcott (as Bruce Kirby Jr.)
... Miss Watkins
... Executive Officer
Fred Sadoff ... Dr. Osgood
... Drunken Sailor
... Dental Corpsman
... Lewis
Ted D'Arms ... Cook
... Fleet Chick
Diane Schenker ... Nurse
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A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty, due to his service records being lost. Written by Dana Luke <danaluke@iname.com>

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A story for everyone who thinks they can never fall in love again. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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7 April 1974 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Cinderella, i garsona tis nyhtas  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

James Caan, Bruno Kirby, and Eli Wallach starred in The Godfather trilogy: Caan in Parts I and II, Kirby in Part II, and Wallach in Part III. See more »

Goofs

James Caan is wearing on his right shoulder rocker assigned to the USS Orlando. The only USN ship named USS Orlando was was sold for scrap 10 November 1947, 25 years before the time setting of the movie. See more »

Quotes

[as they are walking outside late at night, John places his arm around Maggie]
Maggie Paul: I ain't cold.
John Baggs Jr.: I hope not.
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Connections

Featured in No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

You're So Nice To Be Around
Music by John Williams
Lyrics and vocals by Paul Williams
Harmonica solo by Toots Thielemans (as Jean 'Toots' Thielemans)
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Social Commentary
1 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

This film is a mini-classic. It addresses the lives of the ordinary people who have to struggle to make a living. It shows how enlisted people are really no better off than the rest of us when is comes to coping with bureaucracy and officialdom. Ignore the extreme prejudice in the comment from the Oklahoma poster. The acting is excellent and the characters never descend in to the sentimental clichés that right wing critics accuse social commentary of. It's a shame that the gap between the rich and poor has grown since this film was made. A remake of this film would be timely but probably could not catch the moment like the original does.


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