A film retelling the story of "Literature/{{Cinderella}}". Starring Richard Chamberlain as Prince Edward and Gemma Craven as Cinderella. Notable for adding court intrigue to the popular fairy tale.
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!!This film provides examples of:

* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: Some of Edward's ancestors in "What a Comforting Thing to Know".
* BlackComedy: "What a Comforting Thing to Know" is full of it.
--> ''The day he died, the people cried [=/=] They cried, [[AndThereWasMuchRejoicing they cried three cheers]]!''
--> [...]
--> ''He lies in state, serene and great [=/=] Still getting nothing done.''
--> [...]
--> ''King Lloyd was mad and dreaded [=/=] Till the day [[OffWithHisHead he was beheaded]].''
* BreakHisHeartToSaveHim: When a minister convinces Cinderella to leave Prince Edward for the good of the country, she asks him to make Edward believe she was being cruel to him, to make him glad she left him. It doesn't work.
* BreakTheHaughty / DontYouDarePityMe: After being found by Prince Edward, Cinderella visits her WickedStepmother one last time, and forgiving her for her cruelties. After she leaves, the Stepmother barks out, "How dare she forgive me?"
* DeadpanSnarker: Many characters have at least one sarcastic line.
* FairyGodmother: Standard issue for a Cinderella story.
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Somewhat justified in that it would make more sense for Cinderella to have very small feet if she was also very short
* MarryForLove: Prince Edward
* MyCountryRightOrWrong: One minister's justification for convincing Cinderella to leave the kingdom rather than marry Prince Edward, as their marriage might interfere with a planned BureaucraticallyArrangedMarriage that would bring an alliance with a neighboring kingdom.
* NoExceptYes: "Kings never cheat, they adapt to circumstance."
* RhetoricalQuestionBlunder:
--> '''The King and Queen:''' What has love got to do with getting married?
--> '''The Dowager Queen:''' We are not prepared to say!
* RoyalWe: "Why Can't I Be Two People"
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