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Cindy (1978)

This version of the Cinderella tale with an all-black cast has Cinderella, who wants to marry a dashing army officer, finding out out that her father, who she thought had an important job ... See full summary »

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William A. Graham
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlayne Woodard ... Cindy (as Charlaine Woodard)
Cleavant Derricks ... Michael Simpson
Mae Mercer Mae Mercer ... Sara Hayes
Clifton Davis ... Capt. Joe Prince
W. Benson Terry W. Benson Terry ... Miles Archer
Alaina Reed-Hall ... Venus
Nell Carter ... Olive (as Nell-Ruth Carter)
Scoey Mitchell ... Cindy's Father
Noble Willingham ... Sergeant
Burke Byrnes ... Swearing-in officer
John Hancock ... Wilcox
Helen Martin ... Flower lady
Graham Brown Graham Brown ... Minister
Bill Phillips Murry Bill Phillips Murry ... M.C. (as Bill P. Murry)
Don Dandridge Don Dandridge ... MP
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This version of the Cinderella tale with an all-black cast has Cinderella, who wants to marry a dashing army officer, finding out out that her father, who she thought had an important job at a big hotel, is actually the men's room attendant. Her wicked stepmother finds out, too, and complications ensue. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cinderella in Harlem See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Nell Carter's TV debut. See more »

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Version of Faerie Tale Theatre: Sleeping Beauty (1983) See more »

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The Movie "CINDY"(1978)
24 August 2011 | by tjgulley35See all my reviews

I have been looking for this Movie for so Long. I was 9yrs old when I saw this movie, this was my 1st and only time; however I can remember the story line and some of the songs like it was yesterday. It left such a great impact on my life, I grew up in Brooklyn and this movie took place in Harlem, so I could really relate to the movie. My mother was from the south, so it was so real for me. I even remember the sugar Hill Ball, I think it was called that. I am having a hard time finding this movie. For years I have been asking about this movie, however everyone in my age group and older, say they have no idea what I am talking about.I could not remember the woman who played as Cindy, until I did a little research. Clifton Davis and Neil Carter I did remember. There are certain things that really stand out about the movie, like Cindy sleeping in the bath tub. The fire escape really stands out.If anyone knows where I can find this movie please reach out.


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