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Beauty and the beast [videorecording] / André Paulvé presents a film by Jean Cocteau
DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | 2003 | Newly restored special ed.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD B WORLD (FRENCH))
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Imprint
[S.l.] : Criterion Collection, 2003.
Edition
Newly restored special ed.
Descript
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion collection ; 6
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 6.
Note
Title from disc label.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital mono.
Note
In French, with optional English subtitles.
Cast
Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Aucliar, Raoul Marco, Marcel André.
Credits
Photographer, Henri Alekan ; editor, Claude Ibera ; music, Georges Auric ; director/screenplay, Jean Cocteau
Note
Originally released as a motion picture by Lopert Films in 1946.
Based on the fairy tale by Mme. Leprince de Beaumont.
Summary
Tells the fable of the kindly beast and the self-sacrificing beauty whose love releases the prince in him. Contains such visual displays as tears that become real diamonds and walls that grow arms to light Beauty's path through the castle of the Beast.
Note
Special features: original opera written for the film in dolby digital 5.1 ; 1995 documentary featuring interviews with cast and crew ; interview with cinematographer ; two commentary tracks ; behind-the-scenes and publicity stills ; orignal trailer.
Local Note
MW, 4-03
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Note
Title in French: Belle et la bête
ISBN
0780026098
Music #
BEA130 Criterion Collection
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