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Poor Cinderella
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Betty Boop / Fairy Godmother / Ugly Stepsisters


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Poor Cinderella

2 years, 10 months ago at Sep 9 21:01
Poor Cinderella is a fine vehicle for beloved cartoon icon Betty Boop. By plucking our favorite Bronx flapper kewpie doll into the European fairy tale, the Fleischer’s found a way to breathe some life into the well-known story. While the Disney version remains the more widely watched version, Betty Boop’s does a few things much better. Granted, Disney had Technicolor and an army of the best in... read more
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In her only color cartoon, Betty Boop goes to the ball thanks to the good fairy; later, only her foot fits the glass slipper.
Tags: 1934 (6), Comedy (5), Short (5), Musical (4), Betty Boop (4), Animation (4), Family (3), 1930s (3), Usa (2), English (2), Fantasy (2), Magic (2), Royalty (1), Fairy Tale (1), Talking Animal (1), Dave Fleischer (1), Bonnie Poe (1), Animals (1), Technicolor (1), Adaptation (1)
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1001 Animated Shorts You Must See - The Full List (1001 movies items)

"DIR: Dave Fleischer SUMMARY: A retelling of the Cinderella story with Betty Boop in the title role. WHY IT'S HERE: The Fleischer brothers started their Color Classics series with this lavish Betty Boop cartoon, the only original Boop short in colour. At the time of 'Poor Cinderella's production, Disney still held an exclusive contract with Three Strip Technicolor so the Fleischer's had to use 2 strip Cinecolor. Though less striking visually, the more faded colours of this process somehow fit"

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