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Comedy / Musical (1939) 84 minutes ~ Black & White

In this reworking of Cinderella, orphaned Connie Harding is sent to live with her rich aunt and uncle after graduating from boarding school. She’s hardly received with open arms, especially by her snobby cousin Barbara. When the entire family is invited to a major social ball, Barbara sees to it that Connie is forced to stay home. With the aid of her uncle, who acts as her fairy godfather, Connie makes it to the ball and meets her Prince Charming in Ted Drake, her cousin’s boyfriend.

Director: Henry Koster

Writers: Bruce Manning (screenplay), Lionel Houser (screenplay), Henry Myers (original story), Gertrude Purcell (original story)

Stars: Deanna Durbin, Robert Stack, Eugene Pallette

Category:

Comedy, Musical