The Slipper and the Rose
The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella is a 1976 British musical film retelling the classic fairy tale of Cinderella. The film was chosen as the Royal Command Performance motion picture selection for 1976.
Prince Edward of Euphrania returns home after meeting the princess Selena of Carolsveld, whom his parents have arranged for him to marry. However, The Prince did not propose to the princess, and angrily denounces arranged marriages ("Why Can't I Be Two People?"). Edward prefers to marry for love while his parents want a political alliance ("What Has Love Got to Do with Being Married?").
|author||Bryan Forbes Richard M. Sherman Robert B. Sherman|
|keywords||arranged marriage brokenhearted bury exile fairy godmother getting married glass slipper id lost love love at first sight married meet remember suffer than the the king throne room warn wedding gown|
|musicBy||Angela Morley Richard M. Sherman Robert B. Sherman|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Original Song Score|
|productionCompany||David Paradine Productions|
|publisher||Cinema International Corporation Universal Pictures|
|theme||musical romantic fantasy romantic musical wish fulfillment|