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
Credits
  • Photographer, Henri Alekan ; editor, Claude Ibéra ; music, Georges Auric.
Performers
  • Cast: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel André.
Subjects
Genre
  • Fantasy films.
  • Feature films.
  • Drama.
  • Film adaptations.
Series
Summary
  • 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
ISBN
  • 0780020715
  • 9780780020719
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 40096686
  • OCLC: 40096686