Disney’s Silly Symphony of Cinderella, in 1940 [10 years before the full animated movie of Cinderella], was his earliest feature treating the theme. To prepare fore the Silly Symphony, the following conceptual sketches were made. It is fascinating to see how the concept grew over time.
[Note: The pumpkin carriage is one of the greatest elements of the 1950 Cinderella. These sketches show how ideas devlop through sketches and studies and how they evolve over time.]
[Note: The idea of the mice and birds is prominent in the 1950 Cinderella. This is a good example of how ideas evolve.]
[Note: The moon and these star shapes are prominet in the 1950 Cinderella. Another example of how ideas evolve.]