Cinderella is the story of a young girl who becomes a scullery maid for her step family after her father dies. When the Prince holds a ball for “every eligible maiden in the kingdom”, Cinderella’s step mother refuses to let her go. Heartbroken, Cinderella cries in the garden, only to discover her fairy godmother who transforms her into a beautiful princess wearing glass slippers and sends her to the ball in a golden carriage where the prince falls in love with her. But Cinderella flees at midnight and leaves one of her glass slippers on the stairs. The Prince, searching the kingdom for the girl who fits the glass slipper, finds Cinderella and they are married and live happily ever after.