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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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Master at Arms
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Alcott (as Bruce Kirby Jr.)
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Executive Officer
Fred Sadoff ...
Dr. Osgood
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Drunken Sailor
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Dental Corpsman
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Ted D'Arms ...
Cook
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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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She's 32. She drinks too much. She hustles pool. She's got a 10-year old mulatto son. She's got a different boyfriend every night. She's in trouble. And he's in love. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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R | See all certifications »

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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

"Cinderella Liberty" is Navy slang for temporary absence from ship or station, which ends at midnight on the last day. Typical periods of liberty are twenty-four to seventy-two hours. See more »

Goofs

When John and Doug go fishing off the pier, the fish they catch is obviously dead when they pull it in. See more »

Quotes

Maggie Paul: [to John] You got a terrific knack for being nice and a prick all at the same time.
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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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