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The History of Cinderella

From Folklore to Film: The History of Cinderella

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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. Last year Anna Kendrick stepped into the glass slippers in Into the Woods, and the newest incarnation — Disney's live-action Cinderella — is out this week. Let's take a look at the evolution of Cinderella, from ancient Egypt to now.

— Additional reporting by Tara Block

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