Unrated | | Musical, Romance
Tomboyish outcast "Cinder" Ella and the duke's charming son Charles fall in love in this comedic rendition of the classic fairy tale.
Tommy Rall, Jacques d'Amboise and James Mitchell were all considered for the role of Prince Charles. Michael Wilding, despite having no professional dance training, was cast due to the rash of publicity surrounding his marriage to fellow MGM contract player Elizabeth Taylor.
You're not well Charles. You're not yourself.
Kovin: Kovin: You know what ails you. Careful Charles, remember your special weakness.
Prince Charles: She's frightened sad and hurt. afraid to hope, expecting ridicule. A tender heart half afraid to love.
Kovin: Oh careful Charles.
Prince Charles: ...
The amount of soot on Ella's face changes constantly in the early scenes of the film.
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