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Sweet Cinderella dreams of attending the royal ball, but her cruel step-mother forbids it. As the poor young beauty succumbs to despair, her Fairy Godmother appears and, with a wave of her magic wand, transforms her rags into a beautiful gown and sends her off in a regal coach to the castle, where she falls in love with Prince Charming.


Disney's Cinderella is based on the main character from one of the most popular versions of the fairy tale by French author Charles Perrault: Cendrillon. She appears within the first two minutes of the movie Cinderella, released on February 15th 1950. She is first seen as a young girl standing by her father's side, petting a horse. Subsequently, she appeared in the sequels Dreams Come True and A Twist in Time and the motion picture Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2.

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Cinderella's birth name is Ella, but her stepsisters mockingly nicknamed her Cinderella because she was often covered in cinders from curling up near the fireplace to stay warm. Ella is a shortened form of Eleanor, meaning "light". Cinderelly, Cinderelly, night and day it's Cinderelly


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