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Cinderella Jones
Cinderella Jones
is a 1946 American musical comedy film directed by Busby Berkeley
Busby Berkeley
and written by Charles Hoffman. The film stars Joan Leslie, Robert Alda, Julie Bishop, William Prince, S. Z. Sakall
S. Z. Sakall
and Edward Everett Horton. The film was released by Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
on March 9, 1946.[1]

Contents

1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Reception 4 References 5 External links

Plot[edit] Struggling singer Judy Jones (Leslie) discovers she's entitled to a multimillion-dollar fortune, as long as she can live up to the terms of her late uncle's will. To collect her inheritance, Jones must marry an intellectual genius. Jones ditches her boyfriend, bandleader Tommy Coles (Alda), and matriculates at an elite university for the super-intelligent. On campus, Jones struggles to win the heart of a dashing professor, Bartholomew Williams (Prince). Cast[edit]

Joan Leslie
Joan Leslie
as Judy Jones Robert Alda
Robert Alda
as Tommy Coles Julie Bishop as Camille William Prince as Bart Williams S. Z. Sakall
S. Z. Sakall
as Gabriel Popik Edward Everett Horton
Edward Everett Horton
as Keating Charles Dingle as Minland Ruth Donnelly as Cora Elliot Elisha Cook, Jr.
Elisha Cook, Jr.
as Oliver S. Patch Hobart Cavanaugh
Hobart Cavanaugh
as George Charles Arnt as Mahoney Chester Clute as Krencher Edward Gargan
Edward Gargan
as Riley Margaret Early
Margaret Early
as Bashful Girl Johnny Mitchell as Soldier Mary Dean as Singer Monte Blue
Monte Blue
as Jailer Marianne O'Brien as Marie Marion Martin as Burlesque Queen

Reception[edit] Bosley Crowther of The New York Times
The New York Times
said, "If you can imagine a combination of a Nineteen Thirties "college musical" and a second-rate silent slapstick shot completely "off the cuff," then you can picture in your mind's eye the Warners' Cinderella Jones, a little package of fluff and painful cut-ups which came to the Strand yesterday. And we trust that you can so imagine, for it would be very difficult indeed to convey a more accurate impression of this nonsensical and amateurish film."[2] References[edit]

^ " Cinderella Jones
Cinderella Jones
(1946) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-06-23.  ^ Crowther, Bosley (1946-03-16). "Movie Review - Cinderella Jones
Cinderella Jones
- THE SCREEN; A Package of Fluff". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-06-23. 

External links[edit]

Cinderella Jones
Cinderella Jones
on IMDb

v t e

Busby Berkeley: Choreographer and director

Broadway pre-Hollywood

Holka Polka (chor, 1925) The Wild Rose (chor, 1926) Lady Do (chor, 1927) A Connecticut Yankee (chor, 1927) White Eagle (chor, 1927) Present Arms (chor, 1928) Earl Carroll's Vanities (1928) (chor, 1928) Good Boy (chor, 1928) Rainbow (chor, 1928) Hello, Daddy (chor, 1928) Pleasure Bound (chor, 1929) A Night in Venice (chor, 1929) Broadway Nights (chor, 1929) The Street Singer (dir & prod, 1929) Nine-Fifteen Revue (chor, 1930) The International Review (chor, 1930) Sweet and Low (chor, 1930)

1930s

Whoopee! (chor, 1930) Kiki (chor, 1931) Palmy Days
Palmy Days
(chor, 1931) Flying High (chor, 1931) Sky Devils
Sky Devils
(chor, 1932) Girl Crazy (chor, 1932) Night World (chor, 1932) Bird of Paradise (chor, 1932) The Kid From Spain (chor, 1932) 42nd Street (chor, 1933) Gold Diggers of 1933
Gold Diggers of 1933
(chor, 1933) She Had to Say Yes
She Had to Say Yes
(dir, 1933) Footlight Parade
Footlight Parade
(chor, 1933) Roman Scandals
Roman Scandals
(chor, 1933) Dames
Dames
(dir mus nmbrs, 1934) Fashions of 1934
Fashions of 1934
(chor & dir mus nmbrs, 1934) Wonder Bar
Wonder Bar
(chor, 1934) Gold Diggers of 1935
Gold Diggers of 1935
(dir & chor, 1935) Bright Lights (dir, 1935) I Live for Love
I Live for Love
(dir & chor, 1935) In Caliente (chor & dir mus nmbrs, 1935) Stars Over Broadway (chor & dir mus nmbrs, 1935) Stage Struck (dir, 1936) Varsity Show (dir finale, 1937) The Singing Marine
The Singing Marine
(chor & dir mus nmbrs, 1937) Gold Diggers of 1937
Gold Diggers of 1937
(dir mus nmbrs, 1937) The Go Getter (dir, 1937) Hollywood Hotel (dir & chor, 1937) Men Are Such Fools
Men Are Such Fools
(dir, 1938) Gold Diggers in Paris (chor & dir mus nmbrs, 1938) Garden of the Moon (dir, 1938) Comet Over Broadway (dir, 1938) Broadway Serenade
Broadway Serenade
(dir finale, 1939) They Made Me a Criminal
They Made Me a Criminal
(dir, 1939) Fast and Furious (dir, 1939) Babes in Arms (dir, 1939) The Wizard of Oz (Scarecrow's dance-cut, 1939)

1940s

Forty Little Mothers
Forty Little Mothers
(dir, 1940) Strike Up The Band (dir, 1940) Blonde Inspiration (dir, 1941) Lady Be Good (dir mus nmbrs, 1941) Ziegfeld Girl (dir mus nmbrs, 1941) Babes on Broadway
Babes on Broadway
(dir, 1941) For Me and My Gal (dir, 1942) Calling All Girls (chor & dir mus nmbrs, 1942) Born to Sing (dir finale, 1942) Cabin in the Sky (dir "Shine" seq, 1943) The Gang's All Here (dir & chor, 1943) Three Cheers for the Girls (chor, 1943) Girl Crazy (dir "I Got Rhythm", 1943) All Star Musical Revue (dir mus nmbrs, 1945) Cinderella Jones
Cinderella Jones
(dir, 1946) Romance on the High Seas
Romance on the High Seas
(chor, 1948) Take Me Out to the Ball Game (dir, 1949)

1950s

Annie Get Your Gun (dir-cut, 1950) Big Town (dir TV series, 1950) Weeks With Love (chor, 1950) Call Me Mister (chor, 1951) Ticket to Broadway (chor, 1951) Million Dollar Mermaid (chor, 1952) Small Town Girl (chor, 1953) Easy to Love (chor, 1953) Rose Marie (chor, 1954)

1960s

Billy Rose's Jumbo
Billy Rose's Jumbo
(chor & dir 2nd unit, 1962)

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