7 thoughts on “Cinderella (1950)

  1. [...] on its opening weekend. Hercules may not evoke feelings of that quintessential Disney magic, like Cinderella or Beauty and the Beast, but that certainly doesn’t mean it’s not worthy of its place [...]

  2. [...] Even after the war, as his studio was ramping up animation and preparing for the release of Cinderella, the threat of communism overwhelmed the U.S. and Walt was called before the House Un-American [...]

  3. [...] the first Disney villain to die on screen. Eleanor Audley, who voiced Maleficent and previously Cinderella‘s evil stepmother, ended her Disney career with Maleficent’s death, though continued [...]

  4. [...] Disney, by this point in the game, had a strong stable of regular voice actors. The voice of Lady was Disney regular Barbara Luddy, who’s credits include Kanga (Winnie the Pooh), Mother Church Mouse (Robin Hood) and Merryweather (Sleeping Beauty). Aunt Sarah, who brings the dreaded Siamese Cats into the house, was voiced by Verna Felton who previously brought the Queen of Hearts to life in Alice in Wonderland, and perhaps most famously the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella. [...]

  5. Ryan W Isenor says:

    Cinderella will always have that dish of magic that made me love Disney. I remember it being one of the later Disney movies that I saw as a child, but I was awe-struck by its majestic quality. I’m in full agreement with Walt, the scene where her dress changes; I’m not sure I know any other scene in the early films that has such elegance in style and quality. Well, maybe some of the artwork in Sleeping Beauty.

    Great job guys!

  6. [...] it not been for the fantastic success of Cinderella the previous year, Alice may have been enough to bankrupt the studio. The Times declared that the [...]

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