Cinderella

I met my Sunday afternoon movie-going friend yesterday for a much anticipated viewing of…

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I was so excited because two of my Downton Abbey friends were appearing!

Rose, aka Lily James, as Cinderella was perfectly cast and Daisy, aka Sophie McShera, made a very convincing Drucilla…

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The movie is breathtaking and no wonder!  I stayed for the rolling of credits because I could just tell that some of the shooting locations were places near and dear to my heart.

The striking of the clock at midnight  took place at the clock tower at Cliveden…

Cliveden clock tower

home to one earl, three countesses, two dukes, a Prince of Wales and the meeting place of the Cliveden set when it was home to Nancy Astor…

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Blenheim Palace was the site for exterior shots of the castle…

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palace interiors were shot at the Royal Naval College…

The Painted Hall The Old Royal Naval College Greenwich London GB UK. Image shot 2004. Exact date unknown.

I loved everything about this movie and will most likely be watching it again now that I know what to look for!

have a great week…

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Comments

  1. My daughter and I went on my birthday. We loved it! It gave some back story about the characters, which as an author I appreciate tremendously! It was very well done. For a fan of Downton Abbey, it was great to see two of the actors from the show on the big screen as well.

    • mnestorc@aol.com says:

      I agree with you Melissa, I loved the back story and thought it added a lot to the film.