About the film
beauty contest based on comic hollywood silent film evil stepmother partially lost film
Release Date: June 06, 1926
|Production Companies||:||John McCormick Productions|
|Director||:||Alfred E. Green|
|Writers||:||Mervyn LeRoy, Frank Griffin, William M. Conselman, Charles Plumb|
Poor Ella Cinders is much abused by her evil step-mother and step-sisters. When she wins a local beauty contest she jumps at the chance to get out of her dead-end life and go to Hollywood, where she is promised a job in the movies. When she arrives in Hollywood, she discovers that the contest was a scam and the job non-existent. But through pluck, luck, and talent, she makes it in the movies anyway, and finds true love.