Video/Film , DVD in French

Beauty and the beast : La belle et la bête

André Paulvé presents a film by Jean Cocteau ; story, dialogue, and directed by Jean Cocteau.
  • [place unknown] : Criterion Collection, 1998.
  • 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD.
Also known as
  • Photographer, Henri Alekan ; editor, Claude Ibéra ; music, Georges Auric.
  • Cast: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel André.
  • Fantasy films.
  • Feature films.
  • Drama.
  • Film adaptations.
  • Dramatized adaptation of the classic fairy tale. 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.
Other information
  • Originally released as a motion picture by Lopert Films in 1946.
  • Based on the fairy tale by Mme. Leprince de Beaumont.
  • "A Janus Films release."
  • Language: In French with optional English subtitles.
  • OCLC
Publisher's number
  • BEA120 Criterion Collection
  • 0780020715
  • 9780780020719
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 40096686
  • OCLC: 40096686