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The Slipper & The Rose - Preview

The Slipper & The Rose

Preview by Jack Foley

THE Slipper & The Rose is Brian Forbes’ classic Oscar-nominated musical that re-tells the much-loved fairy story of Cinderella.

The film features a wonderful score by the renowned Sherman Brothers whose numerous credits include Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and The Jungle Book and comes to DVD on March 5, 2012 courtesy of Second Sight.

Richard Chamberlain plays Prince Edward, the heir to throne of Euphrania, who is expected to find a wife. His parents the King and Queen (Dame Edith Evans) plan a Royal Ball to which all the princesses in the land will be invited so that he can find his bride.

Meanwhile, Cinderella (Gemma Craven) lives in misery, her father has died and her wicked stepmother and awful sisters have made her the house servant. But with the arrival of her fairy Godmother (Annette Crosbie) comes three wishes and the chance for Cinderella to got to the ball.

The Slipper & The Rose is a truly magical fairy tale and will make the ideal Mother’s Day gift.

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Q. Which classic fairytale is The Slipper & The Rose based upon?

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