History Film / TheSlipperAndTheRose

25th Feb '18 4:30:27 PM nombretomado
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A 1976 British film musical retelling the story of "Literature/{{Cinderella}}" with a lot more court intrigue added. Starring Richard Chamberlain as Prince Edward and Gemma Craven as Cinderella and directed by Bryan Forbes, it features a score by Creator/TheShermanBrothers.

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A 1976 British film musical retelling the story of "Literature/{{Cinderella}}" with a lot more court intrigue added. Starring Richard Chamberlain as Prince Edward and Gemma Craven as Cinderella and directed by Bryan Forbes, it features a score by Creator/TheShermanBrothers.
Music/TheShermanBrothers.
24th Dec '17 3:03:01 PM GothicProphet
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* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: "Tell Him Anything" provides an example. It becomes a bit of a [[PainfulRhyme Painful Subverted Rhyme]], because the previous lines do rhyme, leading the viewer to expect another rhyme.
--> '''Cinderella:''' Tell him what I really am
--> Is just a cold and empty shell
--> Tell him anything
--> Except that I love him
20th Dec '17 12:47:30 PM GothicProphet
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* DarkReprise: An instrumental version. The music of "I Can't Forget the Melody" contains some of the music of "Secret Kingdom". "Secret Kingdom" is about Cinderella and Edward's love; "Melody" is about Cinderella thinking that they can't be together.
20th Dec '17 11:23:15 AM GothicProphet
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* PoliceAreUseless: Euphrania's police are, according to Prince Edward.
--> '''Edward:''' Our police, father, couldn't find a missing haystack, let alone a needle.
20th Dec '17 6:28:12 AM GothicProphet
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* DancingWithMyself: Both Cinderella and Edward do this during "He/She Danced With Me". Justified, since they're remembering their dance with each other.



* DistinctionWithoutADifference: "Kings never cheat, they adapt to circumstance."

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* DistinctionWithoutADifference: "Kings never cheat, they cheat. They adapt to circumstance.circumstance, but they don't cheat."


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* FinalLoveDuet: "Secret Kingdom (Reprise)" for Cinderella and the Prince.
19th Dec '17 2:18:08 PM GothicProphet
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* OverlyLongName: Prince Edward's full name is "Edward Charles Albert George James Richard Augustus Phillip".
19th Dec '17 2:05:26 PM GothicProphet
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* {{Ruritania}}: The story takes place in the kingdom of Euphrania.

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* {{Ruritania}}: The story takes place in the kingdom of Euphrania. No one never states where Euphrania ''is'', but it's a very mountainous country with rather Austrian-looking castles.
19th Dec '17 1:56:31 PM GothicProphet
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* {{Ruritania}}: The story takes place in the kingdom of Euphrania.
19th Dec '17 1:47:35 PM GothicProphet
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* MissedHimByThatMuch: A variation, since the people involved haven't met at all by this point. During the opening credits, the funeral procession of Cinderella's father goes past, and seconds later the Prince and his companions ride by.
16th Dec '17 4:45:40 AM GothicProphet
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* MirrorCrackingUgly: One of the stepsisters breaks in a mirror when she looks in it.



%%* NamedByTheAdaptation: The prince.

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%%* * NamedByTheAdaptation: The prince.prince, here called Edward, and the stepsisters, Isobella and Palatine.
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