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  "Beauty and the Beast" by Jeanne-Marie LePrince de Beaumont, 1783
Beauty then feared she had been the cause of his death; she ran crying and wringing her hands all about the palace, like one in despair; after having sought for him everywhere, she recollected her dream, and flew to the canal in the garden, where she dreamed she saw him.
Beast was disappeared, and she saw, at her feet, one of the loveliest princes that eye ever beheld; who returned her thanks for having put an end to the charm, under which he had so long resembled a Beast.
Beauty, agreeably surprised, gave the charming prince her hand to rise; they went together into the castle, and Beauty was overjoyed to find, in the great hall, her father and his whole family, whom the beautiful lady, that appeared to her in her dream, had conveyed thither.
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 Beauty and the Beast (1991)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The dance between Belle and her Prince in the finale is actually reused animation of the dance between Princess Aurora and Prince Phillip in Sleeping Beauty (1959).
The original Sleeping Beauty (1959) pair had been drawn over to become the new Beauty and the Beast (1991) pair, and this was done because they were running out of time during the production of the movie.
Continuity: In the shot of Belle riding up to the Beast's castle for the first time, her hood is down.
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 Beauty and the Beast (1946) - Talk - Spout
The Beast falls in love with her and proposes marriage on a nightly basis; she refuses, having pledged her troth to a handsome prince (also played by Marais).
Eventually, however, she is drawn to the repellent but strangely fascinating Beast, who tests her fidelity by giving her a key, telling her that if she doesn't return it to him by a specific time, he will die of grief.
The Beast's makeup, in particular, works beautifully; it's just realistic enough to be convincing, while allowing Marais to emote through his eyes and subtle facial tics.
www.spout.com /films/BeautyandtheBeast/2620/default.aspx   (549 words)

 Beauty and the Beast Story
Beauty’s remorse, sometimes as simple as shedding a tear and sometimes as onerous a penance as going to the end of the earth, saves the Beast and his transformation to handsome man is achieved.
Beauty is nameless and the Beast is described thus: "His arms were crooked, his hands were the claws of a wild beast, his legs were those of a horse, he had two large humps like those of a camel in front and behind, and he was covered with hair from head to foot.
Beauty’s time at the castle is luxurious and comfortable, and the Beast is always a gentleman to her.
www.balletmet.org /Notes/StoryOrigin.html   (3188 words)

Because ideas of beauty and ugliness are so personal they affect us at primitive and instinctual levels, and are the most difficult of dualities to comprehend and transcend.
Within each of us is the archetypical Beauty: the one who is good and pleases others, the one who is giving and altruistic, the one who believes and has faith, the one who shares and is unafraid of what tomorrow will bring.
The Beast is everything we wish to put away from us, but which despite our best efforts surfaces now and then in fits of temper, insecurity, and despair.
www.llumina.com /beauty_and_the_beast.htm   (1696 words)

 Film as Art: Danél Griffin's Guide to Cinema
Beauty is, of course, the fairest maiden in the kingdom, and the purest in heart.
Beauty’s reaction to the Beast is one of sincere shock and horror, and her transition into sympathy and love are believable and poignant, and it compliments our own.
The Beast himself is a wonderful creation—a sort of hybrid between man, werewolf, and saber-tooth tiger, and he is played as keenly aware of his monstrosity as the other characters are, yet determined to prove his gentle heart to a woman who he loves.
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 Filmtracks: Beauty and the Beast (Alan Menken)
Beauty and the Beast, though, in both film and score, reached heights far beyond the others Disney animation pictures of the modern era (with Menken scores or otherwise).
Beauty and the Beast, however, will always remain as the standard by which all animation scores will be judged for a long time.
Beauty and the Beast: (Alan Menken) Even though the original album came back into print late in the 1990's, the most highly acclaimed animated song and score combination of recent times remained incomplete on CD.
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 Beauty and the Beast Home
Consider this, though: Beauty and the Beast is one of the few fairy tales where the main characters actually get to know each other before falling in love.
Several dream sequences involving a fairy trying to inform Beauty that "all is not what it seems" are present, as well as elaborate descriptions of the time that Beauty spends at the Beast's palace.
Gone are the dream sequences found in the first version, the elaborate descriptions of Beauty's time at the palace, and the backstory of the Beast's and Beauty's parentage.
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 The DVD Journal | Reviews : Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bête): The Criterion Collection
His Beauty and the Beast, though, is not only the most wholly satisfying of his films, it's one of the wonders of fl-and-white photography, style, and narrative.
The heart of Beauty and the Beast occurs within the castle, between Belle and her horrific captor/suitor.
Glass composed his Beauty and the Beast to be performed live while the film is projected behind the orchestra and singers.
www.dvdjournal.com /reviews/b/beautyandthebeast_cc.shtml   (2988 words)

 Reviews of Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Disney's Beauty and the Beast Special Edition is absolutely amazing and a good reminder as to why the movie was given a "Best Picture" Oscar nomination for its 1991 original release.
After seeing Beauty and the Beast on IMAX, I'm now sold on the fact that future Disney rereleases to IMAX (which include The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and others) is an excellent venue for these films.
Having seen the original Beauty and the Beast 47 times (mostly in theaters during the original release) I must admit it is quite odd to suddenly see new footage.
www.digitalmediafx.com /Beauty/beauty-beast-review.html   (1263 words)

 Amazon.com: Beauty and The Beast - Criterion Collection (Restored Edition): DVD: Jean Marais,Philip Glass   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Beauty and the Beast is one of the all-time great movie fantasies, and one of the most gorgeous pictures ever made.
On one level, Beauty and the Beast is a perfect, and largely faithful, realization of a great fairy tale, originally written in 1756 by French author Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont while she served as a governess in Scotland.
It's not too superficial to say that the Beast is discovering love and that Beauty is discovering a kind of passion which is almost love, not quite pity, and which remains pure because she is honest.
www.amazon.com /Beauty-Beast-Criterion-Collection-Restored/dp/B00007L4I6   (3498 words)

 Beauty and the Beast
Beauty’s presence triggers something that allows the Beast to remember the joy he once had and to try and attain it again.
Rose in hand, Beauty faced her jailer and was at first frightened by the hideousness of the Beast and his wild behavior.
The Beast made one more attempt to caress Beauty and plead with her to be his wife.
www.balletmet.org /Notes/BNB98-99.html   (5927 words)

 SurLaLune Fairy Tales: The Annotated Beauty and the Beast
Beauty found her supper served just at the time she preferred to have it, but she did not see anyone or hear a sound, and, though her father had warned her that she would be alone, she began to find it rather dull.
So everything went on for a long time, until at last, happy as she was, Beauty began to long for the sight of her father and her brothers and sisters; and one night, seeing her look very sad, the Beast asked her what was the matter.
Beauty could not help seeing that this seemed very probable; still, when she thought of her dear Prince who was so handsome, she did not feel at all inclined to marry the Beast.
www.surlalunefairytales.com /beautybeast   (6502 words)

 Beauty and the Beast Tickets | Beauty and the Beast Information on Broadway.com
Beauty and the Beast is one such story.
Disney's Beauty and the Beast has been charming Broadway audiences for more than 10 years, and every year a whole new generation discovers the magic behind the castle walls.
If the Beast can learn to love and to be loved, the spell will be broken and he will be transformed back to his former self.
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 Beauty and the Beast
As suggested by the book's title, the tale "Beauty and the Beast" is a story incorporated into a didactic dialogue and told to several young ladies of quality (ages five through thirteen) by their governess, whose name is Mrs.
Although the basic plot of Beaumont's "Beauty and the Beast" comes from a very widespread folktale (Aarne-Thompson type 425C), the immediate source of her material was a collection of tales by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot, Dame de Villeneuve (1695-1755) entitled La Jeune Ameriquaine et les Contes Marins (1740).
Beauty and the Beast, additional folktales of type 425C.
www.pitt.edu /~dash/beauty.html   (4091 words)

 Beauty and the Beast :: The fanlisting | Home
Beauty And The Beast is the classic Disney tale of looking beyond the outside and finding love in the heart.
It tells the story of a young woman who falls in love the man inside of a hideous beast who is imprisoning her.
It is a beautiful and touching tale, destined to live on in the hearts of people for a long time to come.
www.tyomnaya-noch.net /beautybeast   (194 words)

 Amazon.com: Beauty and the Beast (Disney Special Platinum Edition): DVD: Mary Kay Bergman,Vanna Bonta,Jesse Corti,Brian ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
It relates the story of Belle, a bookworm with a dotty inventor for a father; when he inadvertently offends the Beast (a prince whose heart is too hard to love anyone besides himself), Belle boldly takes her father's place, imprisoned in the Beast's gloomy mansion.
Disney's animated version of the classic tale, "Beauty and the Beast," is every bit as enchanting as the "tale as old as time" that it tells, making its way into our hearts as well as motion picture history.
`Beauty and the Beast' `91 is yet another juggernaut of the animated Disney classics that were released in the `90's.
www.amazon.com /Beauty-Beast-Disney-Special-Platinum/dp/B00003CX8Y   (2218 words)

 Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast - From the popular Be Our Guest to the moving strains of "Tale as old as time..." this 20-minute show mirrors the film upon which it's based.
After a Beauty and the Beast show lets out, nearby attractions such as Tower of Terror and Rock 'n' Roller Coaster may be swamped.
Across the street from the Sunset Boulevard entrance to Beauty and the Beast are a number of fast snack places, including Anaheim Produce and Sunset Market Ranch.
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 Beauty and the Beast
Beautiful red roses were blooming all around her.
Beauty left her home and raced toward the castle on the mighty stallion.
Beauty entered the castle gates and found the Beast lying limp and motionless in the garden.
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 Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast is the thirtieth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon.
It is an adaptation of the well-known Beauty and the Beast fairy tale story of a beautiful woman kept in a castle by a horrific monster.
It stars the voices of Robby Benson (Beast), Paige O'Hara (Belle), Richard White (Gaston), Jerry Orbach (Lumiere), David Ogden Stiers (Cogsworth), and Angela Lansbury (Mrs.
www.cswap.com /1991/Beauty_and_the_Beast   (177 words)

 Beauty and the Beast: Folktales of Type 425C
Beauty and the Beast (Reconstructed from various European sources by Joseph Jacobs).
Then the beast returned to Bella and said to her, "This house with all that therein is is yours; if you desire aught, clap your hands and say the word and it shall be brought unto you." And with that he made a sort of bow and went away.
Zelinda, although in her heart not dissatisfied with that beautiful place and with being treated like a queen, still did not feel at all like marrying the monster, because he was too ugly and looked like a beast, and always answered his requests in the same manner.
www.pitt.edu /~dash/type0425c.html   (11791 words)

 SurLaLune Fairy Tales: History of Beauty and the Beast
Like Cinderella, the tale of Beauty and the Beast is one of the best known stories in the world.
The tale is a direct ancestor of the French Beauty and the Beast tale.
Scholars propose that Beauty and the Beast is a literary tale based on folk tale elements which reentered the folk culture with the literary elements added to it.
www.surlalunefairytales.com /beautybeast/history.html   (892 words)

 The Criterion Collection: Beauty and the Beast
Once upon a time, in a world of magic and wonder, the true love of a beautiful girl may finally dispel the torment of a feral but gentle-hearted beast.
Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la BĂȘte) is a landmark feat of cinematic fantasy in which master filmmaker Jean Cocteau conjures spectacular visions of enchantment, desire, and death that have never been equaled.
Jean Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast is presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1.
www.criterion.com /asp/release.asp?id=6   (336 words)

 Beauty and the Beast: Images
The following images are from picture-book retellings of "Beauty and the Beast" done in various periods by artists of varying reputations.
While this is easier to see in sacramental art, in which the religious devotion valorizes the style of representation, it is no less true of the secular--without some kind of balance between technique and concept, we find ourselves in the presence of kitsch.
Beauty and the Beast, retold by Jan Carr.
www.scils.rutgers.edu /~mjoseph/Images_Beauty_Beast.html   (371 words)

 When Beauty becomes the Beast
The Beast is with her always, waiting for the time when the child feels threatened or afraid.
Seemingly out of nowhere, the Beast erupts from within and Beauty is nowhere to be found.
If the exposure to trauma has occurred during the period between conception and thirty-six months, the brain pathways form around the negative adaptation, locking into place a highly sensitive brain state, in order to be on guard against future threat.
www.bryanpost.com /articles/beautybeast.htm   (1284 words)

 Beauty, beauty review, lyrics to beauty and the beast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Explores the history of human beauty and adornment by studying art history, anthropology, psychology, and sociology beauty.
A common theory says that beauty is the appearance of things and people that are good beauty..
Beauty and the Beast (Disney Special Platinum Edition), Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart, Angela Lansbury, Paige O'Hara, Jerry Orbach, Bradley Pierce.
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 YouTube - Beauty and the Beast
beauty and the beast is the only animated feature in history that has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Celine Dion & Peabo Bryson - Beauty and The Beast
Beauty and the Beast: A Tale As Old As Time
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 Playbill Show Listings: Beauty and the Beast at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Trying to save her beloved (but eccentric) father from the Beast's clutches, Belle agrees to become his prisoner forever.
But once she is inside the Beast's enchanted castle, the members of his court -- who have been transformed into household objects like clocks and candlesticks -- decide to play matchmakers.
But the spell can be broken only if the Beast can get her to love him in return.
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 Beauty and the Beast Tickets - Great Source for Beauty and the Beast Theatre Tickets!
You can order Beauty and the Beast tickets either online or by just picking up the phone.
In Disney's theatrical recreation of the classic animated film, Belle, a young woman in a small, provincial town, meets the Beast, in reality a young prince whose lack of compassion has trapped him in a spell placed by an enchantress.
We are not affiliated with Beauty and the Beast, Ticketmaster®, Telecharge or any box office.
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