Cinderella (1950 Animated Movie)
Cinderella has faith her dreams of a better life will come true. With help from her loyal mice friends and a wave of her Fairy Godmother’s wand, her rags are magically turned into a glorious gown and off she goes to the Royal Ball. But when the clock strikes midnight, the spell is broken, leaving a single glass slipper… the only key to the ultimate fairy-tale ending!
- A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes
- Sing Sweet Nightingale
- So This is Love
- The Work Song
Fun Facts and Statistics:
Prior to the 1950 version, 6 other Cinderella movies had been made including a Disney short in 1922.
A similar version of the movie was almost released as a shorter Silly Symphony in the 1930’s.
This movie has been partially credited for reviving Walt Disney Productions after their World War II-related box office slump.
A number of the movie’s animators, including Marc Davis and Ward Kimball would go on to create some of the most iconic Disneyland and Walt Disney World attractions.
Number of copies the Cinderella children’s album sold when it was released in 1950: 750,000
The movie was re-released to theaters 5 times after its initial run.
It was the 6th biggest movie of 1950.
Disney Character(s) in this Post:Anastasia Tremaine (Cinderella)
- “Cinderella” joins iconic Disney films in National Film Registry, December 15, 2018