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.
In French with optional English subtitles.
Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel André.
Photographer, Henri Alekan ; editor, Claude Ibéra ; music, Georges Auric.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946.
Based on the fairy tale by Mme. Leprince de Beaumont.
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