Take a journey through Cinderella over the past 65 years thanks to the Cinderella Exhibition which was held in Leicester Square from March til April 2015.
We’ll start off by taking a trip down memory lane back to the 1940/50’s with some of the original paintings and sketches of what we see as one of Disney’s most famous princesses, Cinderella. (Not forgetting her Prince Charming!)
Original sketch of Cinderella and Prince Charming’s castle.
Original painting of the Golden carriage.
Original painting of the Fairy Godmother turning the pumpkin into the enchanting Golden Carriage for Cinderella.
Original painting of the clock striking midnight.
Original painting of Cinderella losing her shoe as she runs down the stairs at midnight.
Cinderella – Digital story book.
Final sketch of Cinderella and her Prince Charming.
The first ever Cinderella Movie Poster – debut 15th February 1950.
The harp which was used in the movie.
Lady Trinkett a.k.a The Evil Stepmother’s outfit.
The step-sister’s Drisella and Anastasia’s outfits.
Cinderella’s rags dress.
The Fairy Godmother’s outfit.
#FACT: The dress was made up of over 10,000 crystals and pendants. Her wand was also made from light-refracting crystals!
The Golden carriage entrance!
The Golden carriage.
Cinderella and her Prince Charming in the middle of the ballroom!
#FACT: Adorned with over 10,000 Aurora Borealis Sqarovski Crystals and delicate butterflies, Cinderella’s breathtaking ball gown was created from 24 layers of tulle and has a circumference of 11.6 metres!
#FACT: Prince Charming’s regal White tail coat shines with finely cut Swarovski crystals and hand-sewn Silver embroidery.
All the outfits featured in the ballroom scene.
The guards protecting Cinderella’s fine glass slipper!
Cinderella’s beautiful glass slipper! Look how shiny it is!
#FACT: It took 6 versions and 150 hours to design the perfect shoe! The heel of the slipper is 6 inches and ONE slipper weighs just over 1kg!
Limited Edition Swarovski merchandise.
We hope you had an interesting journey through Cinderella! We sure did. Don’t forget to watch the live-action and get it on DVD this summer to see the breathtaking and hand made outfits on your screens at home!