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Beauty and the Beast Three-Disc Diamond Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo in Blu-ray Packaging
Beauty and the Beast Three-Disc Diamond Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo in Blu-ray Packaging


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Actors: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers
Director: Gary Trousdale
Rating: G
Features: Multiple Formats
Running Time: 84 minutes
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Release Date: October 5, 2010
Theatrical Release Date: 1991
Studio: Walt Disney Video

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Set in and around a quaint French village during the late 18th century, Beauty and the Beast follows the fantastic adventures of Belle, a bright and beautiful young woman who finds escape from her ordinary life, and the advances of a boorish suitor, Gaston, by reading books. Meanwhile, off in a castle in the distance, a cruel young prince is cast under the spell of an enchantress who turns him into a tormented beast, while transforming his servants into animated household objects. In order to remove the curse, the Beast must discover a true love who will return his affection before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose. When Belle's inventor father stumbles upon the Beast's castle and is taken prisoner, Belle comes to the rescue and agrees to take her father's place. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, she sees beneath the Beast's exterior and discovers the heart and soul of a human prince.
The film that officially signaled Disney's animation renaissance following The Little Mermaid and the only animated feature to receive a Best Picture Oscar nomination, Beauty and the Beast remains the yardstick by which all other animated films should be measured. It relates the story of Belle, a bookworm with a dotty inventor for a father; when he inadvertently offends the Beast a prince whose heart is too hard to love anyone besides himself, Belle boldly takes her father's place, imprisoned in the Beast's gloomy mansion. Naturally, Belle teaches the Beast to love. What makes this such a dazzler, besides the amazingly accomplished animation and the winning coterie of supporting characters the Beast's mansion is overrun by quipping, dancing household items is the array of beautiful and hilarious songs by composer Alan Menken and the late, lamented lyricist Howard Ashman. The title song won the 1991 Best Song Oscar, and Menken's score scored a trophy as well. The downright funniest song is "Gaston," a lout's paean to himself including the immortal line, "I use antlers in all of my de-co-ra-ting". "Be Our Guest" is transformed into an inspired Busby Berkeley homage. Since Ashman's passing, animated musicals haven't quite reached the same exhilarating level of wit, sophistication, and pure joy. --David Kronke --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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