Line 8" springform pan with ladyfingers-rounded sides against pan.
In saucepan mix gelatin, sugar & salt. Stir in milk, place over low heat, stirring constantly until gelatin & sugar are dissolved. Remove from heat & let cool to room temperature. Stir in vanilla. Fold in whipped cream & pour into pan.
Chill until firm-about 2 hours.
Remove pan & garnish with chocolate curls, maraschino cherries, whipped cream.