Cinderella's Twin (1920)

Comedy, Fantasy | 27 December 1920

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HISTORY

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
12 Feb 21
p. 1061.
MPN
30 Oct 20
p. 3387.
MPN
18 Dec 20
p. 4617.
MPW
13 Nov 20
p. 914.
Variety
14 Jan 21
p. 41.
Wid's
9 Jan 21
p. 11.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Metro Special
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITERS
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the fairy tale "Cendrillon ou la petite pantoufle de verre" by Charles Perrault in Histoires et contes du temps passé, avec moralities (Paris, 1697).
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 December 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
13 January 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16022
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Connie McGill, a scullery maid at the Valentines, dreams of better things. One day, while serving, she sees her Prince Charming, Prentice Blue. Although Blue has nothing but his social standing, the nouveau riche Nathaniel Flint wishes his daughter Helen to marry him in order to gain family status. Flint gives a big party for Helen, which attracts the attention of the Du Geen band of crooks. In a scheme, they furnish the unsuspecting Connie with proper clothes, transforming her, and she ends up at the party dancing with Blue, who is enchanted with her. As she departs, she accidentally leaves her slipper with Blue. Unknown to her, she has aided the crooks in stealing jewels that night, and her slipper contains the key to Flint's safe. Blue is suspected of the larceny, but Connie realizes what has happened and tells the police the entire story, incriminating the thieves. Blue is released, and he and Connie are happily ... +


Connie McGill, a scullery maid at the Valentines, dreams of better things. One day, while serving, she sees her Prince Charming, Prentice Blue. Although Blue has nothing but his social standing, the nouveau riche Nathaniel Flint wishes his daughter Helen to marry him in order to gain family status. Flint gives a big party for Helen, which attracts the attention of the Du Geen band of crooks. In a scheme, they furnish the unsuspecting Connie with proper clothes, transforming her, and she ends up at the party dancing with Blue, who is enchanted with her. As she departs, she accidentally leaves her slipper with Blue. Unknown to her, she has aided the crooks in stealing jewels that night, and her slipper contains the key to Flint's safe. Blue is suspected of the larceny, but Connie realizes what has happened and tells the police the entire story, incriminating the thieves. Blue is released, and he and Connie are happily married. +

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Offscreen Credit
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AFI Life Achievement Award

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