A Kiss for Cinderella (film)

A Kiss for Cinderella is a 1925 silent fantasy taken from the stage play by James M. Barrie. The film stars Betty Bronson and Tom Moore and was made at Paramount's Astoria Studios in Astoria, Queens. The film is based on the 1916 play which starred stage actress Maude Adams in the Bronson role.[1] [2][3][4]

A Kiss for Cinderella
1925 lobby poster
Directed byHerbert Brenon
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
Written byJames M. Barrie (play)
Willis Goldbeck (scenario)
Townsend Martin (scenario)
StarringBetty Bronson
Tom Moore
Esther Ralston
Dorothy Cumming
CinematographyJ. Roy Hunt
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • December 22, 1925 (1925-12-22)
Running time
10 reels; 9,686 feet
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent film (English intertitles)

Herbert Brenon directed as he had directed the 1924 film version of Barrie's Peter Pan which also starred Bronson. Tom Moore had previously costarred in The Cinderella Man for Goldwyn in 1917 alongside Mae Marsh.

Surviving print of this film is preserved at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, George Eastman House and UCLA Film and TV as well as a foreign archive Cinematheque Royale de Belgique (Brussels).[5]


In London during World War One, a simple-minded slavey awaits her Fairy Godmother and her Prince Charming.



  1. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  2. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:..A Kiss for Cinderella
  3. A Kiss for Cinderella at silentera.com
  4. Magill's Survey of Silent Films, Vol2. FLE-POT p.634 edited by Frank N. Magill c.1982 ISBN 0-89356-241-6 (3 book set ISBN 0-89356-239-4) Retrieved June 27, 2018
  5. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: A Kiss for Cinderella
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