The Slipper and the Rose: The story of Cinderella was restored and remastered at Pinewood Studios using the Archive, Preservation and Restoration Facility.
The restoration department at Pinewood were working from the original 35mm camera negative restored in 2k which was originally released in 1976, after being shot at Pinewood Studios in 1975
The department spent an estimated 400 hours digitally hand cleaning the material using PFClean systems, completed the DaVichi Resolve, as well as the audio restoration.
The finished product was released to the client as a HDCamSR and re-released 19th November 2013.
In a review by Michael Reuben, he said:
"The Slipper and the Rose was shot in anamorphic widescreen by British cinematographer Tony Imi. I have been advised that the film recently underwent a restoration at Pinewood Studios, from which this 1080p, AVC-encoded Blu-ray has been taken. The disc is produced by specialty publisher B2MP and is being released through Inception Media.
The Blu-ray image is stunning: clear, sharp and detailed, with no noise or distortion and a fine, natural grain pattern that conveys a truly film-like appearance. The range of colors is remarkable."
The Slipper and the Rose: The story of Cinderella (1976) tells the classic tale of Cinderella (Gemma Craven) and how she tragically lost her Father to be left alone to live with her wicked Step Mother (Margaret Lockwood) and her two daughters. Cinderella is reduced to the status of a servant in her own home, cooking and cleaning all day long.
All changes when Prince Edward (Richard Chamberlain), heir to the throne of Euphrania, is expected to choose a wife and settle down. To this end, they plan a court ball to which all the princesses they can locate will be invited. Thankfully, Cinderella's Fairy Godmother (Anette Crosbie) is waiting in the wings to see that she goes to the ball and meet the prince.