The New Pictures, Feb. 20, 1950

Cinderella (Walt Disney; RKO Radio) is beguiling proof that Walt Disney still knows his way around fairyland. Harking back to the style of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), a small army of Disney craftsmen has given the centuries-old Cinderella story* a dewy radiance and comic verve that should make children feel like elves and adults feel like children.

In rich but delicately tinted Technicolor, Cinderella is unalloyed make-believe, without the disenchanting sight of a single photographed human face. It embellishes the outline of the classic tale with half a dozen simple,...

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