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When it comes to your childhood you think back on all the things that made it great and what shaped it as a lasting memory. I look at the things I ate, the things I played with, and the movies I have watched. Of course, Disney has played a major role in the way we look at life and what we think it should be from the fairy tale wedding, prince charming and the glass slipper. We never really look at the detail and the time that goes into the movies, which our children love until this day and age. This is paper is to go into detail about the ever so classic “Cinderella” (Jackson, 1950). This is to break down the basis about the genre and the technique components of the movie as well. | | Ilene Woods | (Voice of Cinderella) | | | | | | Helene Stanley | | (Model for Cinderella and Anastasia) | | | | | Eleanor Audley | | (Voice of Lady Tremaine) | | | | | Luis Van Rooten | | (Voices of the King and the Grand Duke) | | | | | Verna Felton | | (Voice of Fairy Godmother) | | | | | Don Barclay | | | | | | | Claire DuBrey | | (Model for Fairy Godmother) | | | | | Rhoda Williams | | (Voice of Drizella Tremaine) | | | | | James Macdonald | | (Voices of Jaq, Gus-Gus and Bruno) | | | | | Betty Lou Gerson | | (Narrator) | | | | | Lucille Bliss | | (Voice of Anastasia Tremaine) | | | | | William Phipps | | (Speaking voice of Prince Charming) | | | | | Mike Douglas | | (Singing voice of Prince Charming) | |
The Title of the movie is “Cinderella”, directed by Wilfred Jackson, was released on March 4, 1950. There was no cinematographer or this movie since it did fall in the animation genre. However, several people were behind bringing the characters to life and making the movie come together. It falls under the genre Children’s work and then the sub-genre Animation. With it being an animated film it was based around voice overs for the different characters involved. The character list as follows:
It was stated that “Information in the MPAA/PCA Collection at the AMPAS Library indicates that producer Walt Disney had registered the title Cinderella with the MPPA by 1930, and a modern "making of" documentary about the film, which accompanied its 1995 video release, notes that Disney, who had previously made a 1922 silent short of the story, intended to produce a Silly Symphony based on the fairy tale. The PCA file also contains a letter revealing that the organization had granted a tentative certificate number to the studio for a feature-length Cinderella cartoon in Mar 1940, and that the studio had to request a more current number when the picture was finished in 1949. According to a Dec 1945 HR news item, Sergei Prokofiev's symphonic ballet of Cinderella had been submitted to Disney for consideration by agent Lou Levy. In Feb 1947, Disney notified Monogram producers the King Brothers that his version of the story had been "in work" for seven years, and that they should "take proper heed" in proceeding with their announced version of the fairy tale, which they were developing from an idea suggested to them by Leo McCarey. Ultimately, Monogram's planned film of Cinderella was not produced” (www.afi.com). It was definitely a huge success in theatres and later it went to become a blockbuster and re-released several times.
In a mythical kingdom, Lord Tremaine remarries so that his beloved young daughter Cinderella can have a mother. Tremaine's new wife is a seemingly kind widow with two daughters, Anastasia and Drizella, but after his death, Lady Tremaine's true, greedy nature emerges. Banishing Cinderella to the attic and forcing her to become their servant, Lady Tremaine squanders the family fortune on Anastasia and Drizella. Growing up to be a lovely young woman, Cinderella patiently bears the cruelties of her family while continuing to believe in her dreams and comforting herself with the friendship of her dog Bruno, horse Major and the chateau's mice and birds. At the castle, meanwhile, the King watches in frustration as a bored Prince Charming greets his guests, including Drizella and Anastasia. The prince's attention is captured by Cinderella, however, and the King arranges for the couple to be alone. Prince Charming and Cinderella fall in love as they waltz, although they do not know each other's names. Just as the prince is about to kiss his new love, the clock begins to strike twelve and Cinderella flees. Prince Charming and the Grand Duke chase her as she races away but succeed only in finding one of her glass slippers, which fell off during her flight down the grand staircase. Cinderella is in rags again when the final chime is heard, but still has one glass slipper as a souvenir of her magical evening. The next morning, Cinderella overhears Lady Tremaine inform her daughters that no one knows the identity of the girl loved by the prince, and that the King has ordered him to marry whomever the slipper fits. Realizing her sweetheart's identity, and that he is searching for her, Cinderella goes to get her shoe. Seeing the dreamy look on Cinderella's face, Lady Tremaine deduces that she is the mystery woman and locks her in the attic. Just then, the Grand Duke arrives and offers the slipper to Drizella and Anastasia. While the two big-footed women attempt to don the dainty shoe, Jaq and Gus-Gus steal the key to Cinderella's door from Lady Tremaine's pocket. After dragging the heavy key up the stairs to the attic, Jaq and Gus-Gus succeed in freeing their friend despite interference from Lucifer. Before Cinderella can try on the slipper, however, the vindictive Lady Tremaine trips the lackey carrying the slipper and it shatters. The Grand Duke is devastated until Cinderella happily shows him the slipper's mate and dons it. Soon after, Cinderella and the prince are married.
When it comes to the plot vs. the story that vary in many way. When it comes to the plot of the story it starts to unfold after Cinderella father dies and she comes to realize that her stepmother isn’t as nice as she might have led at the beginning. She than comes to realize now that her stepmother banished her to the attic and makes her the maid to come to the beckon of her and her step sisters. When it comes to the story it pretty much puts you in the place of a young girl who left in the care of her evil stepmother and stepsisters after her mother and father passed away. Cinderella is made to think that she isn’t good enough to do the same as her step sisters since she is now considered as the maid for them.
The aesthetic choices of the film go a lot deeper than what meets the eye.

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