Cindy (film)

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Cindy
Directed byWilliam A. Graham
Produced byJames L. Brooks
Stan Daniels
David Davis
Ed. Weinberger
Written byJames L. Brooks
Stan Daniels
David Davis
Ed. Weinberger
StarringCharlayne Woodard
Mae Mercer
Nell Carter
Alaina Reed Hall
Scoey Mitchell
Clifton Davis
Music byStan Daniels
CinematographyLarry Boelens
Edited byVince Humphrey
Kenneth R. Koch
Production
  company
John-Charles-Walters Productions
Distributed byParamount Television
Release date(s)
  • March 24, 1978 (1978-03-24)
Running time98 min
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
 
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Cindy
Directed byWilliam A. Graham
Produced byJames L. Brooks
Stan Daniels
David Davis
Ed. Weinberger
Written byJames L. Brooks
Stan Daniels
David Davis
Ed. Weinberger
StarringCharlayne Woodard
Mae Mercer
Nell Carter
Alaina Reed Hall
Scoey Mitchell
Clifton Davis
Music byStan Daniels
CinematographyLarry Boelens
Edited byVince Humphrey
Kenneth R. Koch
Production
  company
John-Charles-Walters Productions
Distributed byParamount Television
Release date(s)
  • March 24, 1978 (1978-03-24)
Running time98 min
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Cindy is a 1978 American musical television film that features an entirely African-American cast. Directed by William A. Graham, the film is an urbanized retelling of Cinderella.

Plot[edit]

After World War II, Cindy (Woodard) has moved from the south to live in Harlem with her newly blended family. She finds herself constantly abused by her stepmother and stepsisters. Her father (Mitchell) provides some comfort but cannot prevent the abuse entirely. One night, she meets Captain Joe Prince (Davis) and is swept off her feet. Soon after, a romance ensues.

Cast[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Emmy Award

See also[edit]

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