A Kiss for Cinderella (1925)

Fantasy | December 1925

Director:

Herbert Brenon

Cinematographer:

J. Roy Hunt

Production Designer:

Julian Boone Fleming

Production Company:

Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
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HISTORY

According to several articles in Chicago Tribune, A Kiss for Cinderella was first exhibited in Chicago at a private showing for 800 orphans and invited guests on 22 Dec 1926. As reported in her 2008 LAT obituary, actress Anita Page appeared in an uncredited role in the ... More Less

According to several articles in Chicago Tribune, A Kiss for Cinderella was first exhibited in Chicago at a private showing for 800 orphans and invited guests on 22 Dec 1926. As reported in her 2008 LAT obituary, actress Anita Page appeared in an uncredited role in the film. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Chicago Tribune
23 Dec 1925
p. 3.
Chicago Tribune
25 Dec 1925
p. 19.
Chicago Tribune
27 Dec 1925
p. D1.
Exhibitors Trade Review
9 Jan 1926
p. 21.
Film Daily
3 Jan 1926
p. 5.
Los Angeles Times
25 Dec 1925
p. A11.
Los Angeles Times
27 Dec 1925
p. C28.
New York Times
26 Dec 1925
p. 11.
Photoplay
Feb 1926
p. 49.
Variety
6 Jan 1926
p. 41.
DETAILS
Release Date:
December 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 25 December 1925
Los Angeles and Chicago opening: 26 December 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
11 January 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22254
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
9,686
Length(in reels):
10
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Cinderella, a little slavey, works for a pittance cleaning up after a kindly artist during the World War. By inadvertently exposing a light during an air raid scare, she arouses the suspicion of a policeman, who follows her home and discovers that, in her spare time, she runs the Penny Friend Shop, devoting herself to the care and feeding of four war orphans. The policeman loses his heart to Cinderella and helps her to care for the little ones. Cinderella falls asleep in the snow one night and dreams of pumpkin coaches, fairy godmothers, and good fairies. She becomes ill from exposure, and the policeman proposes that they be married; Cinderella gratefully ... +


Cinderella, a little slavey, works for a pittance cleaning up after a kindly artist during the World War. By inadvertently exposing a light during an air raid scare, she arouses the suspicion of a policeman, who follows her home and discovers that, in her spare time, she runs the Penny Friend Shop, devoting herself to the care and feeding of four war orphans. The policeman loses his heart to Cinderella and helps her to care for the little ones. Cinderella falls asleep in the snow one night and dreams of pumpkin coaches, fairy godmothers, and good fairies. She becomes ill from exposure, and the policeman proposes that they be married; Cinderella gratefully accepts. +

GENRE
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Legend
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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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