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Belle et la bête [videorecording] = Beauty and the beast / Janus Films ; Criterion Collection ; Lopert films, Inc. ; une production André Paulvé ; histoire, paroles et mise en scène, Jean Cocteau.

Other Title:
Beauty and the beast [videorecording]
Edition:
Newly restored special ed.
Publication:
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2003.
Series:
Criterion collection; 6.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Criterion collection ; 6
Classic collection
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet ([32] p. ; 19 cm.)
Subjects:
Leprince de Beaumont, Madame (Jeanne-Marie), 1711-1780 -- Film adaptations.
Self-sacrifice -- Drama.
Monsters -- Drama.
Motion pictures, French.
Motion pictures, Luxembourg.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Fantasy films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
In French with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD; Dolby Digital.
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.
Participant:
Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Aucliar, Raoul Marco, Marcel André.
Credits:
Photographer, Henri Alekan ; editor, Claude Ibera ; music, Georges Auric.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Based on the fairy tale by Mme. Leprince de Beaumont.
Special features include original opera written for the film by composer Philip Glass; screening at the Magestic, a 1995 documentary featuring interviews with cast and crew; interview with cinematographer Henri Alekan; commentary by film historian Arthur Knight and cultural historian Sir Christopher Frayling; behind-the-schenes and publicity stills; original trailer; a reprint of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont's original fable, translated from the French.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1953 Fund.
Contributor:
Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963 , Director
Paulvé, André. , Producer
Marais, Jean, 1913-1998 , Actor
Day, Josette, 1914-1972. , Actor
Parély, Mila, 1917- , Actor
Auric, Georges, 1899-1983 ,
Leprince de Beaumont, Madame (Jeanne-Marie), 1711-1780. , Author
Lopert Films. , Producer
Janus Films. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Class of 1953 Fund.
ISBN:
0780026098
OCLC:
224453622
Publisher Number:
037429172322
BEA130 Criterion Collection
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