Beauty and the beast [La Belle et la bête]
(DVD)

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Published
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2003].
Format
DVD
Edition
Standard format (1.33:1); RSDL dual-layer édition.
ISBN
0780026098, 9780780026094
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in + 1 booklet (32 pages : illustrations : 22 cm).
Status
Adult DVD Feature
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Published
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2003].
Edition
Standard format (1.33:1); RSDL dual-layer édition.
Language
French
ISBN
0780026098, 9780780026094
UPC
037429172322

Notes

General Note
Container title.
General Note
Original French-language title: La Belle et la bête.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946.
General Note
Based on the story : Beauty and the beast / by Mme. Leprince de Beaumont.
General Note
Program notes on container insert include an essay "Once upon a time" with reflections on the production by Cocteau, and an English-language version of the original story by Mme. Leprince de Beaumont.
General Note
Special features: Optional opera soundtrack written for the film by Philip Glass; optional audio commentary by film historian Arthur Knight; optional audio commentary by film historian Sir Christopher Frayling; "Screening at the Majestic" 1995 documentary short featuring interviews with cast and crew (27 min.); 1995 interview with director of photography Henri Alekan (10 min.); "Secrets professionnels: tête à tête" television excerpts from the March 12th, 1964 French television show demonstrating makeup artist Hagop Arakelian's work (9 min.); original French theatrical trailer (4 min.); 1995 restoration release trailer (2 min.); restoration short (5 min.); production stills gallery.
General Note
"A Janus Films release."
Creation/Production Credits
Photographer, Henri Alekan ; editor, Claude Ibéra ; music, Georges Auric ; illustrated by Christian Bérard ; makeup, Hagop Arakelian.
Participants/Performers
Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel André.
Description
A restoration of the original 1946 French film, telling the fable of the kindly beast and the self-sacrificing beauty whose love releases the prince in him.
System Details
DVD, dual-layer; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (opera soundtrack), Dolby digital mono (original soundtrack).
Language
In French with optional English subtitles.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Paulvé, A., Cocteau, J., Marais, J., Day, J., Parély, M., Auric, G., Leprince de Beaumont, J., & Glass, P. (2003). Beauty and the beast: [La Belle et la bête] (Standard format (1.33:1); RSDL dual-layer édition.). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

André. Paulvé et al.. 2003. Beauty and the Beast: [La Belle Et La Bête]. Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

André. Paulvé et al.. Beauty and the Beast: [La Belle Et La Bête] Criterion Collection, 2003.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Paulvé, André., et al. Beauty and the Beast: [La Belle Et La Bête] Standard format (1.33:1); RSDL dual-layer édition., Criterion Collection, 2003.

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