Cinderella Movie Review 1997

Information and Film Reviews for Cinderella the Movie

Staff rating

Visitor rating
2.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Disney does some multiracial casting in this lavish, latest TV version of the fairytale. Norwood is sweetly sincere in the title role, with Houston as her diva-like Fairy Godmother. Peters camps as wicked stepmama, Goldberg's the Prince's mother, and the Prince is handsome newcomer Montalban. And Alexander gets the role of comic relief as the princely confidante, Lionel. The Rodgers and Hammerstein score, written for the 1957 TV version, has been augmented with other Richard Rodgers tunes.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 92 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Musical Fantasy, Adapted from a Fairy Tale, Royalty, Rock Stars on Film
Robert Freedman
Brandy Norwood, Whitney Houston, Paolo Montalban, Jason Alexander, Bernadette Peters, Whoopi Goldberg, Victor Garber
Robert Iscove
Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein
Mike Moder, Debra Martin Chase, David R. Ginsburg, Whitney Houston, Citadel Entertainment, Storyline Entertainment, Brownhouse Productions, Walt Disney Television

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