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Uniform Title Belle et la bête (Motion picture)
Title Belle et la bête = Beauty and the beast / Centre National de l'Audiovisuel, Luxembourg et Célia Films présentent ; André Paulvé présente ; dans un film de Jean Cocteau ; histoire, paroles et mise en scéne de Jean Cocteau ; d'aprés le conte de Mme. Leprince de Beaumont.

Publication Info. [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Media Room  DVD BEA    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD BEAUTY AND THE BEAST    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Balcony  AV DVD 848 B438B    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD FOREIGN BEAUTY    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  FOREIGN FILM DVD BEAU    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Criterion collection ; 6
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 6.
System Details DVD, dual-layer; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (opera soundtrack), Dolby digital mono (original soundtrack).
Cast Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel André.
Credits Photographer, Henri Alekan ; editor, Claude Ibéra ; music, Georges Auric ; illustrated by Christian Bérard ; makeup, Hagop Arakelian.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946.
Based on the story : Beauty and the beast by Mme. Leprince de Beaumont.
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.
Summary 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.
Language French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Self-sacrifice -- Drama.
Monsters -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Added Author Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963.
Paulvé, André.
Marais, Jean, 1913-1998.
Day, Josette, 1914-1972.
Parély, Mila, 1917-2012.
Arakelian, Hagop, 1894-1977.
Leprince de Beaumont, Jeanne-Marie, 1711-1780. Belle et la bête.
Glass, Philip.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Beauty and the beast
Once upon a time
Secrets professionnels: tête à tête
ISBN 0780026098
Standard No. 037429172322
Music No. BEA130 Criterion Collection
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