The History of Cinderella

From Folklore to Film: The History of Cinderella

From Folklore to Film: The History of Cinderella

Many of us know the Cinderella story thanks to Disney's popular animated film, but the fairy tale about a girl with a magical guardian dates all the way back to the first century. Since then, several versions have popped up in literature, music, film, and TV, and we just got a peek at the newest incarnation with the teaser trailer for 2015's Cinderella. Let's take a look at the evolution of Cinderella, from ancient Egypt to now.

— Additional reporting by Tara Block

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