When her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming stepsisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.
A girl named Ella (Cinderella) has the purest heart living in a cruel world filled with evil stepsisters and an evil stepmother out to ruin Ella's life. Ella becomes one with her pure heart when she meets the Prince and dances her way to a better life with glass shoes, and a little help from her fairy godmother, of course.
In the painting room, there are few paintings that are real-life monarchs, in the beginning there is a young Queen Victoria with her mother, the Duchess of Kent, and during the ball scene. Two of the portraits are King Philip II of Spain and Catherine the Great of Russia with her husband, Czar Peter III of Russia. See more »
The Prince's eye colour changes throughout the film from blue to brown. Noticeably brown when the Prince is at the King's bedside, and blue at the ball. See more »
[narrating, as Drizella and Anastasia fight over, and break, a tiara]
Not for the first time, Ella actually felt pity for these two schemers, who could be every bit as ugly within as they were fair without.
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After the Fairy Godmother sings "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song)" in the last part of the end credits, she asks "Oh, where did everybody go?" right before the closing Disney logo appears. See more »