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

Genres - Fantasy, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Fantasy, Musical Fantasy  |   Release Date - Apr 24, 1976 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 129 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom, United States  |   MPAA Rating - G
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Synopsis by Clarke Fountain

Filmed in Austria, this British-made musical retells the story of Cinderella as it is found in books of fairy tales. The Prince, Edward, is played by Richard Chamberlain, Cinderella by Gemma Craven. In her role as the Prince's witty mother, Dame Edith Evans provides many of the movie's highlights. The musical score and songs written by Richard Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, who also provided the music to the movie Mary Poppins, were nominated for Academy Awards.



love, prince, servant, fairy-tale-romance, ball [dance], godmother, stepdaughter, fairytale