Cinderella is constantly teased by her evil stepmother and stepsisters. They make her do all the chores when her father is away. Then, when everyone in the city is invited to the Prince's palace for a royal ball, no one invites Cinderella! As she watches her stepsisters leave for the dance she wishes she could go too. Suddenly, a kindly old woman appears out of nowhere and promises to make Cinderella's dreams come true.