G | | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother.
Disney restored and re-mastered the movie for its 4 October 2005 DVD release as the sixth installment of Disney's Platinum Edition series. According to the Studio Briefing, Disney sold 3.2 million copies in its first week and earned over $64 million in sales.
Once upon a time in a faraway land, there was a tiny kingdom; peaceful, prosperous, and rich in romance and tradition. Here in a stately chateau, there lived a widowed gentleman, and his little daughter, Cinderella. Although he was a kind and ...
An earlier goof report described the full moon at midnight during Cinderella's midnight escape in the carriage as being too close to the horizon for anywhere but polar regions. In fact the moon did not appear at all during this scene. Just before the clock started to chime at midnight, with Cinderella and the Prince on the bridge, the moon appears as a reflection in the water and can easily be high in the sky. Later, in the view of the palace in the wee hours with the Grand Duke agonizing about facing the King, the moon is rather low but not excessively so for a summer night at a hypothetical location in central Europe, which is much farther north than most of the USA. This looks like reasonable artistic liberty.
In lieu of a cast list, the opening credits specify "with the talents of" followed by nine names: Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton, Claire Du Brey, Rhoda Williams, James MacDonald, Helene Stanley, Luis Van Rooten, and Don Barclay. However, only seven of these persons provided voices for the animated characters (according to studio records) and are listed in the cast. Both Stanley and Du Brey were live action models to help the artists animate the humans. They were placed in the miscellaneous section.
The 2005 DVD includes additional end credits listing members of the restoration team and previously uncredited participants of the voice cast.
$1,300,000 20 December 1981
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