On february 15, 1950, walt disneys animated feature cinderella opens in theaters across the united states. Disney is an industry built on magic and happily ever after. But here are a few things you might not have known from the original animated film. Now part of the walt disney signature collection and the prestigious national film registry, disneys animated classic cinderella is beloved by generations of fans for its timeless story, unforgettable characters and iconic artistry.
As vinyl has made a comeback, vintage disney vinyl released before 1968 has soared in its attraction to collectors. Nov, 2009 on february 15, 1950, walt disneys animated feature cinderella opens in theaters across the united states. Cinderella 1812 the famous tale of a girl who is mistreated by her evil stepmother and stepsisters but goes on to marry the prince. In this version of the story, the heroine is born inside a gourd and accidentally.
The fairy godmother is really just a tree growing on her dead mothers grave. The disney version allows cinderella to have a room in the top of the house so they are a little kinder than the original family but the grimms version allows her to have no bed. Cinderella, as you might have noticed with all my trumpeting, has been released. The mice, for instance, are the creatures who draw us into the story. Jun 11, 2011 three little pigs, story for children clap clap kids, fairy tales and songs for kids duration. The classic cover art depicting favorite disney characters and the original soundtrack recordings on their original media type is irresistible. It is a moving story of a young girl that transorms into the princes date after the shoe fits perfectly into her foot.
Beginning where the classic cinderella film ended, this rousing musical is a fresh new take on the original disney story. The films plot is based on charles perraults 1697 rendition of the fairy tale. The cat, lucifer, is a kind of witchs familiar to the wicked stepmother. The story of cinderella original short version with a summary. Long ago in the ancient land of egypt were the green water of the nile river flows into the blue water of the mediterranean sea lived a young maiden named rhodopis. The terrifying origin stories behind your favorite disney. Cinderella is never negative or angry due to how poorly her stepsisters and stepmother. This cinderella isnt even close to the original one. In this version, cinderella forgives her stepmother and stepsisters, gives them lodging, and grants them to.
It is more kidfriendly than the original grimm version of the story. The story of cinderella disney version free stories for kids. Cinderella is one of the more endearing characters to come from a disney feature, her stepmother and stepsisters some of the meanest, and her mice and bird friends, some of the most charming. The story of cinderella original short version with a. The rest of talias story is too gruesome to be a childrens tale. Dating back to the first century, what was once a story about a greek slave girl. Cinderellas father remarries a cold, cruel woman who has two daughters, drizella and anastasia. Feb, 2018 perhaps the most popular cinderella story is portrayed in disney s 1950 animated version of cinderella. Delightful disney animation with some pleasant songs. Jacques then tells the other mice that hes sure cinderellas stepfamily is going to work her so hard, shell never be able to complete the alterations to her dress. She was born in a small house with her mother, lily, and her father, a hardworking merchant.
Make offer walt disney cinderella record story book album. Cinderella there was once a rich man whose wife lay sick, and when she. The original stories of cinderella sound more like a horror. The original or first cinderella story is thought to be rhodopis, which is an egyptian tale recorded by strabo, a greek historian in the first century. As the twelfth feature in the disney animated canon, the film had a limited release on february 15, 1950 by rko radio pictures before being released nationwide. Once there was a gentleman who married, for his second wife, the proudest and most haughty woman that was ever seen. Cinderella is a 1950 american animated film produced by walt disney which was based on the fairy tale cinderella by charles perrault. This short story is adapted from the disney movie cinderella that most children are familiar with. The original stories of cinderella sound more like a horror story. Cinderella 1950, a walt disney animated feature released on february 15, 1950, now considered one of disneys classics as well as the most well. Cinderella and her fairy godmother in the 1950 disney cartoon. A rich mans wife became sick, and when she felt that her end was drawing near, she called her only daughter to her bedside and said, dear child, remain pious and good, and then our dear god will always protect you, and i will look down on you from heaven and be near you. When asked about his favorite moment in animation history, walt disney replied. The messed up real story behind cinderella youtube.
Cinderella, or the little glass slipper, is a folk tale embodying a mythelement of unjust. Cinderella golden record with original sleeve 78rpm hard to find disney 1950. Since its release, the life action version of disneys cinderella is doing incredibly well at the boxoffice. Ever after 1998 ever after was the most successful retelling of the original story with significant adaptations to the original storyline. Cinderella is the oldest disney princess in the movie, cinderella is 19 years old, making her the oldest princess followed by. The stepmother urges the first to cut off her toe and the second to cut off part of her heel to fit her foot in the shoe. The story on cinderella has been passed on for many generations. The movie became the greatest commercial hit for the studio, and is still considered one of the best american animated films. Cinderella fairytale bedtime story for kids in english this is the fairytale story of cinderella. Also, while the prince remains a main motivator, the mermaid in the story is also motivated because humans have eternal souls, and mermaids dont. Jacques then tells the other mice that hes sure cinderella s stepfamily is going to work her so hard, shell never be able to complete the alterations to her dress.
An original twist on the cinderella story is a live broadwaystyle musical performed aboard the disney magic cruise ship. The original 17thcentury italian tale has similar beginnings. Memorable scenes include the nightingale number, with cinderella s reflection in the soap bubbles, the evil sisters tearing her dress to shreds, her. Cinderella is one of our favorite animated disney movies of all time, and while watching it again recently, we realized its incredibly quotable, too. She had to sweep the floors, do all the dishes, while they dressed up in fine clothes and went to lots of parties. Perhaps the most popular cinderella story is portrayed in disneys 1950 animated version of cinderella. The stories have been inspiring and exciting children since the first animated disney film, snow white and the seven dwarfs, came out in 1937. This ancient egyptian version of cinderella is considered the oldest version of the story, recorded by the roman historian strabo in the first century bc. In the brothers grimm version, the wicked stepsisters in turn try the shoe on but cant fit the shoe.
Cinderella, gus, jaq, lady tremaine, the grand duke. Oct 04, 2017 cinderella is one of the most famous disney movies of all time. The original stories of cinderella sound more like a. Jan 29, 2015 the cinderella story as we know it now is largely the product of the simpering 1950 animated disney film. The film was directed by clyde geronimi, hamilton luske, and wilfred jackson. Nov 19, 2016 12 disney movies that have horrifying origin stories. In the charles perrault version, when the prince arrives at cinderellas house, the stepmother orders her two.
The movie became the greatest commercial hit for the studio, and is. The story of cinderella follows the fortunes of young ella whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. It was one of a handful of childrens records of its day to actually hit big on the. All of the animals loved her, especially two mice named gus and jaq. In the original story, the snow queen isnt a misunderstood teenager struggling to bear the weight of her epic icemaking powers and the. Charles perrault from the original classic by, bill peet story, erdman penner story. As the twelfth feature in the disney animated canon, the film had a limited release on february 15, 1950 by rko radio pictures before being released nationwide on march 4. Memorable scenes include the nightingale number, with cinderellas reflection in the soap bubbles, the evil sisters tearing her dress to shreds, her. The messed up origins of cinderella disney explained. Clap clap kids nursery rhymes and stories 9,544,220 views.
After the passing of her mother, cinderella is no longer welcome as a family member to the father or the household. When cinderellas cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the royal ball, she gets some. Rhodopis and her little gilded sandals is the story of an egyptian slave girl who marries the king. In the charles perrault version, when the prince arrives at cinderella s house, the stepmother orders her two.
Cinderella is a 1950 american animated musical fantasy film produced by walt disney and originally released by rko radio pictures. Cinderella was a spiteful nickname which derived from the word cinder, and her real name was never revealed although some fans believe it to be ella. The 1949 rca records little nipper release of disneys story of cinderella is one of the most significant releases in the history of the disney company, as well as in the childrens record industry. Children from all over the worls have been told the story of cinderella. Three little pigs, story for children clap clap kids, fairy tales and songs for kids duration. Cinderella, coming from one of the most iconic fairy tales of all time, keeps much of her character continuity from the original charles perrault story. Dec 29, 2016 the creepy stories behind disney s princess movies. In 1922, walt disney produced a laughogram cartoon based on cinderella, and he had been. Cinderella quickly returns to her room, and finds an old dress that was once her mothers.
If you are looking for your own disney records, you can find them on ebay. The disney movie leaves out that the penalty the mermaid pays for having legs. Did you know that the first story of cinderella comes from ancient greece, via ancient egypt. Mack david, jerry livingston, and al hoffman wrote the songs, which include.
Cinderella is never negative or angry due to how poorly her stepsisters and stepmother treat her, and she keeps working hard despite things seeming hopeless. Keeping in my usual timeless fairy tale pattern, today i wanted to take a look at the original cinderella fairy tale. Disneys sleeping beauty is a classic tale of a princess in distress and the prince who comes gallantly to her rescue. Cinderella fairy tale based on the original story by charles perrault once upon a time in a land much like yours and mine, lived a young girl named ella. The chicagoborn disney began his career as an advertising cartoonist in kansas city. But the original disney film was based on the charles perrault story. Once upon a time there was a beautiful girl called cinderella and she had two ugly step sisters who were very unkind who made her do all the hard work. Cinderella is one of the most famous disney movies of all time. Once upon a time there was a beautiful girl called cinderella and she had two ugly. The beloved fairy tale becomes pure disney magic as beautiful cinderella shares her dreams of romance and a better life with the lovable mice gus and jaq. The story is first recorded by the greek geographer strabo in his geographica book 17, 33, the eagle snatched one of her sandals from her maid and carried it to memphis.
The complete american horror story timeline season 1 to. For kids around the world, disney movies are what dreams are made of. That story, called aschenputtel cinderella in the english translations, appeared more than 100 years after perraults version in the 19th century. Cinderella has come a long way from its origins as a tale about persecution and the dangers of systemic oppression. The real stories behind these disney movies will ruin your.
Here are the dark original stories and fairy tales behind your favourite disney films, from hans christian andersens the little mermaid to the original cinderella story from the brothers grimm. Share the magic as kind and hardworking cinderella is rewarded with an enchanted evening at the royal ball. The prince is notified by little doves that there is blood on the shoe, and finally discovers that the true owner is cinderella. This disney animated version of cinderella took the somewhat violent tale of a downtrodden young woman who uses her wits, her beauty, her goodness and a little magical intervention to rise above. As she looks in a sewing book on ways to improve it, she is called away by her stepfamily. The moral of cinderella is that people should always fight for what they want with a good heart and hard work. The story on this page is the story of cinderella in its original form, as translated from the story written in french by charles perrault in 1697. In the charles perrault version, when the prince arrives at cinderellas house, the stepmother orders her two daughters to cut off their toes and put on their slippers. A rich mans wife became sick, and when she felt that her end was drawing near, she called her only daughter to her bedside and said, dear child, remain pious and good, and then our dear god will always protect you, and i. Cinderella has enchanted generations with its spellbinding story, charming music, and endearing characters that live in your heart forever.
This, the original cindrella, differs greatly from many of its modern variations. I think it would be when cinderella got her ball gown. The oldest known oral version of the cinderella story is the ancient greek story of rhodopis, a greek courtesan living in the colony of naucratis in egypt, whose name means rosycheeks. This is the first part of disneys cinderella story. The story of disneys cinderella buy cinderella products at discount prices. Based on the fairy tale cinderella by charles perrault, it is the twelfth disney animated feature film. In the brothers grimm version, one of cinderellas evil stepsisters cuts off her toes, and the other her heel so they can both fit into the tiny glass slipper. Once upon a time there was a very beautiful and kind young woman who had lost both her parents, and was left with her stepmother. Once upon a time, there was a kind girl named cinderella. The real and horrifying stories behind the classics. The messed up origins of cinderella disney explained jon.1137 817 922 273 1489 507 366 1068 362 1096 264 20 728 1241 1173 896 517 498 767 1044 1436 649 953 282 1350 958 731 736 177 990 828 507 29 907 1025 1137 133 1201 350