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The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976)

In the tiny kingdom of Euphrania, the King and his court are most anxious to get Prince Edward wed. But Edward wants to marry for love. Meanwhile, young Cinderella finds life drastically ... See full summary »

Director:

Bryan Forbes

Writers:

Bryan Forbes (screenplay), Robert B. Sherman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Chamberlain ... Prince Edward
Gemma Craven ... Cinderella
Annette Crosbie ... Fairy Godmother
Edith Evans ... Dowager Queen
Christopher Gable Christopher Gable ... John
Michael Hordern ... King
Margaret Lockwood ... Stepmother
Kenneth More ... Chamberlain
Julian Orchard ... Montague
Lally Bowers ... Queen
Sherrie Hewson ... Palatine
Rosalind Ayres ... Isobella
John Turner ... Major Domo
Keith Skinner ... Willoughby
Polly Williams ... Lady Caroline
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In the tiny kingdom of Euphrania, the King and his court are most anxious to get Prince Edward wed. But Edward wants to marry for love. Meanwhile, young Cinderella finds life drastically altered with her father's death as she's forced to be a servant in her own house. But a cheery fairy godmother helps her with her impossible tasks, and even gets her to take an evening out at the King's bride-finding ball. But when the magic wears off, and the prince with shoe-in-hand searches for Cinderella and finds her, what is going to happen to Euphrania without the needed marriage alliance to prevent war? Written by Kathy Li

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You'll forget every other love story you ever saw . . . or sang to. See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Latin | French

Release Date:

25 March 1976 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Cinderella See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono | 4-Track Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Over 300 costumes were made for this film. See more »

Quotes

Dowager Queen: [after the wedding has been interrupted by Cinderella's entrance] Is the ceremony over? What a relief!
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Alternate Versions

NBC edited 16 minutes from this film for its 1981 network television premiere. See more »

Connections

Version of Cinderella (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Secret Kingdom
(reprise)
Composed by Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman
Performed by Richard Chamberlain and Gemma Craven
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Rainbows raced around the room when I saw this film!
28 June 2000 | by kiiteSee all my reviews

This is one of my favorite movies of all time. I just wish they'd make a soundtrack so I could listen to the songs in my car. This isn't your average Cinderella story; it's so much better! And this version has added scenes and songs that were omitted in the television and first release versions. I would very much recommend this film if you like fairy tales and humor.


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