In Cendrillon, the original story of Cinderella, her real name was Lucette. The stepsisters gave her the nickname Cindarella because she always had to clean the chimney and was forced to sleep in the cinders by the fireplace, leaving her dirty. wikipedia.org/wiki/Cendri…
The 1973 Czech film "Three Wishes for Cinderella" is so popular in Norway that the Norwegian government financed a HD digital restoration of it in 2015. regjeringen.no/en/aktuelt…
In Vietnam's Cinderella, the heroine was killed thrice by her stepmother but she kept reviving. She eventually made her stepsister into paste and fed it to her stepmother en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In Cinderella's Vietnamese version, the heroine boiled her stepsister alive and tricked her stepmother into eating her cooked body en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In the original Cinderella Story the ball was set over three days, and Cinderella had eluded him the first two nights, so the prince had set a mousetrap and covered the palace stairs in tar to catch Cinderella before she escaped. pitt.edu/~dash/grimm021.h…
Disney princesses ages : Snow White (14), Jasmine (15), Ariel (16), Aurora (16), Mulan (16), Merida (16), Belle (17), Pocahontas (18), Rapunzel (18), Cinderella (19) and Tiana (19). huffpost.com/entry/young-…
Cinderella Castle at Tokyo Disneyland was once home to the Cinderella Castle Mystery Tour, an attraction involving encounters with classic Disney villains. This featured a finale with The Horned King from The Black Cauldron, making it one of the only uses of that movie in Disney Parks. youtube.com/watch?v=H6rnP…
That, in the original Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother is in fact a cynical device to show that while you may have intelligence, grace and charm, you will never succeed without the right connections en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
In the Brothers Grimm version of Cinderella, the stepsisters cut off their toes and part of their heel to fit into the slipper. Their plans are foiled when the Prince notices the shoe filling up with blood. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
Walt Disney used the term "weenie" to describe an enticing feature or visual magnet that would draw people unconsciously towards a certain area. He got the term from the way his dog would follow him around if he was holding an uncooked hot dog. Cinderella's castle at Disney World is a weenie. youtu.be/S7COKSbmXWk
The fairytale look of the Neuschwanstein castle inspired Walt Disney to create Cinderella's castle in the 1950 cartoon film. Neuschwanstein is the most visited German castle & also the basis for Disney logo, shown before every Disney film, & the Cinderella Castle in Disneyworld Florida. neuschwansteincastle.net/
Cinderella comes from the word "Cinder" (another term for ashes in the fireplace) and "Ella" (her real name) disney.fandom.com/wiki/Ci…
Cinderella is not the real name of the protagonist, instead it was an insulting nickname given to her. she was forced to sleep in the ashes and because of that she was always covered in dust and dirt pitt.edu/~dash/grimm021.h…
Lucy Punch, also known as Esme Squalor from A Series of Unfortunate Events, has played an evil stepsister in no fewer than four different versions of Cinderella en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luc…
South Korea bans children aged under 16 from playing online games between midnight and 6AM under a so-called "Cinderella Law" techspot.com/news/46867-k…
Today I learned of a Vietnamese fairy tale similar to 'Cinderella' called 'TαΊ₯m CΓ‘m'. The protagonist TαΊ₯m in this grim tale boils the stepsister into fish sauce and gives it to the stepmother to eat as revenge for the physical and emotional abuse that they put her through. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The ages of the Disney Princesses: Jasmine from Aladdin 15, Pocahontas 18, Cinderella 19, Mulan 16, Tiana from The Princess and the Frog 19, Ariel from The Little Mermaid 16, Rapunzel from Tangled 18, Belle from Beauty and the Beast 17, Aurora from Sleeping Beauty 16, Snow White, 14. disney.wikia.com/wiki/Dis…
In 2011, South Korea passed a law called "Cinderella Law" prohibiting children under 16 from playing online video games between 12 am to 6 am. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shu…
In the Vietnamese version of Cinderella (Tam Cam), at the end, Cinderella dismembered her step sister, put the body into a jar of food and sent it to her step mother to eat, which she enjoyed until she found the skull at the bottom of the jar and died of shock. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Cinderella's Castle at the Magic Kingdom uses a technique known as forced perspective, meaning it gets smaller as it gets taller, giving it the appearance of being much bigger than it really is. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
Strabo wrote the earliest variant of the Cinderella myth circa 24 AD, set in Egypt. Rhodopis, a Greek, was bathing when an eagle snatched one of her shoes, carried it to the sunset, and dropped it into the lap of the Pharaoh. He searched for the owner of the shoe, found Rhodopis and married her en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rho…
There is an effect called the Cinderella effect, which is the phenomenon of higher incidence of different forms of child-abuse and mistreatment by stepparents than by biological parents. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
South Korea has a 'Cinderella Law' that forbids children under the age of 16 to play online video games from 12:00 A.M. to 6:00 A.M. to prevent them from excessive 'Internet addiction' engadget.com/2011/11/23/s…
Cinderella's slipper in the Chinese version (AD 850) was so small that the King who found it sent all his men to track down the maiden because Chinese men like women with tiny feet. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ye_…
The artist that created the Cinderella Castle Mosaics at Walt Disney World was an interrogator for the Nazis en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han…
There's a Vietnamese Cinderella-type story, where 'Cinderella' kills her step-sister by pouring boiling water on her and feeds her to their step-mother who finds out and dies of shock. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Caddyshack was improvised so much that the initial cut was about 4 1/2 hours long (Bill Murray's "Cinderella Story" monologue alone was over 30 minutes long), and had to be edited down. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cad…
In Charles Perrault's version of Cinderella (most popular one), some interpreters have suggested that the "glass slipper" (pantoufle de verre) had actually been a "squirrel fur slipper" (pantoufle de vair). In French, verre/vair are homonyms. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
In the Brothers Grimm version of Cinderella the ugly stepsisters cut off their toes and heels respectively to fit into the slipper. Each time the Prince is fooled, and requires doves to point out dripping blood. The same birds later peck out the sisters' eyes during Cinderella's wedding. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
Walt Disneys "Cinderella" (1950) was actually inspired by Betty Boops earlier version "Poor Cinderella" (1934) youtu.be/wjpCaEhBNJU
Whitney Houston produced the Emmy awarding winning Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella(1997), The Princess Diaries starring Anne Hathaway(2001), and Disney's The Cheetah Girls(2003) en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
Because of a court ruling, any movie made prior to 1953 is public domain in Japan, including many Disney movies such as Song of the South, Fantasia, Snow White, Bambi, and Cinderella. You can tape them, sell it, and legally pocket any money you make. contactmusic.com/paramoun…
The oldest documented version of folk tale Cinderella is from China, not Europe en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
TΕ™i oΕ™Γ­Ε‘ky pro Popelku/ Three wishes for cinderella, a popular Christmas movie showed in several European countries was actually supposed to be a "summer movie", set in summer en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T%C…
The myth of Cupid and Psyche contains the core elements for a huge number of Disney movie fairy tales, including Beauty and the Beast, Snow White, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cup…
The former Master Interrogator of Nazi Germany, Hanns Scharff, was also a skilled mosaic artist. After the war, he created a 15-foot mosaic of the story of Cinderella, featured in the Cinderella Castle at Disney World, Florida. stevehely.com/2013/03/13/…
A misheard word or phrase that makes sense in your head, but is, in fact, entirely incorrect is called a "Mondegreen." Example In one Wallflowers hit, for instance, she somehow turned β€œme and Cinderella” into β€œthe incinerator.” newyorker.com/science/mar…
The story of Cinderella can be traced as far back as the 6th century BCE with the story of Rhodopis, a Greek courtesan whose shoe led to her marriage to an Egyptian pharaoh. perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/…
There's one hotel room inside Disney World, the Cinderella Castle Suite - only 600 people have stayed there, and you can't reserve it. everythingmouse.com/how-d…
David Schwimmer's (Ross from Friends) first exposure to acting was at the age of 10 when he was cast as the fairy godmother in a Jewish version of Cinderella en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dav…
The 80's Band Cinderella had three consecutive top 20 platinum selling albums, but their fourth album only managed to reach #178. That fourth album was unfortunately titled 'Still Climbing' en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sti…
In the original story, the slippers in Cinderella were made from squirrel fur, and the glass slipper likely came from a mistranslation. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/V…
There is an abandoned Disney 'Wonderland' site complete with desolate 'Cinderella Castle' in Chenzhuang, China news.nationalgeographic.c…
Cinderella's original name was "Cinder Butt". Cucendron = Cul (butt) + Cendre (cinder) fr.wiktionary.org/wiki/cu…
Underage online gaming addiction is such a problem in South Korea that they have a "Cinderella Law", preventing anyone under age 16 from playing online video games after midnight. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shu…
Today I learned of Katherine Swynford, a real life Cinderella. She was born a commoner in Hainaut (France/Belgium) and through her love affair with Prince John of Gaunt, became the most powerful woman in England and the ancestress of every British monarch since Edward IV. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kat…
The oldest known version of the Cinderella story is the ancient Greek story of Rhodopis, a Greek courtesan living in the colony of Naucratis in Egypt, whose name means "Rosy-Cheeks." The story is first recorded by the Greek geographer Strabo in his Geographica, written around 7 BC en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
In the Brothers Grimm version of Cinderella, her stepsisters had cut off parts of their feet to fit into the glass slippers and deceive the prince. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
The first volumes of Grimms' Fairy Tales were widely criticized and deemed unsuitable for children. As a result, they changed the character of the "wicked Mother" in some of their most famous stories (Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel) to an "evil stepmother". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gri…
Lucy Punch has played the role of Cinderella's stepsister four itmes themovienetwork.com/conte…

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