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Beauty and the beast = La belle et la Bete / Home Vision ; Lopert Films ; produced by Andr P̌aulv ;̌ directed and written by Jean Cocteau.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver DVD FOREIGN BEA FRENCH (Text) 34304000374153 Adult - DVD Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello DVD BEAUTY (Text) 37743001920836 Adult Video DVD Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD BEA (Text) 31951003661029 Main Floor - DVDs Global Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780780026094 : DVD
  • ISBN: 0780026098 : DVD
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the story by Madame Leprince de Beaumont.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
"Original opera written for the film by renowned composer Philip Glass, presented in Dolby digital 5.1."
Features: "Screening at the Majestic", a 1995 documentary featuring interviews with cast and crew; interview with cinematographer Henri Alekan; two commentary tracks: one featuring film historian Arthur Knight, and the second featuring writer/cultural historian Sir Christopher Frayling; rare behind-the-scenes and publicity stills; original trailer, directed and narrated by Jean Cocteau; film restoration demonstration; 1995 restoration trailer; reprint of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont's original fable, translated from the French; notes by Francis Steegmuller from his landmark book, "Cocteau: a biography"; note about the film by Cocteau.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Photography by Henri Alekan ; art direction, Christian Břard ; music, Georges Auric.
Participant or Performer Note: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parľy, Marcel Andr,̌ Michel Auclair.
Summary, etc.: The true love of a beautiful woman restores a beast to the handsome young prince he was, before a spell was cast on him.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, Dolby digital mono.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: In French with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Leprince de Beaumont, Madame 1711-1780 > Film and video adaptations (Jeanne-Marie).
Beauty and the beast (Tale) > Drama.
Genre: Fantastic films.
Film adaptations.
Motion pictures, French.
Foreign films > France.
Feature films.

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