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The Resource Beauty and the beast, written and directed by Jean Cocteau, (videorecording)

Beauty and the beast, written and directed by Jean Cocteau, (videorecording)

Label
Beauty and the beast
Title
Beauty and the beast
Statement of responsibility
written and directed by Jean Cocteau
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The sublime adaptation by Jean Cocteau of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont's fairy-tale masterpiece, in which the true love of a beautiful girl melts the heart of a feral, but gentle beast, is a landmark feat of motion picture fantasy, with unforgettably romantic performances by Jean Marais and Josette Day. The spectacular visions of enchantment, desire, and death have become timeless icons of cinematic wonder
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Belle et la bête (Motion picture)
Language note
French dialogue; English subtitles
PerformerNote
Jean Marais, Josette Day
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1889-1963
  • 1913-1998
  • 1914-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cocteau, Jean
  • Marais, Jean
  • Day, Josette
  • Glass, Philip
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
93
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
6
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leprince de Beaumont
  • Love
  • Beauty and the beast (Tale)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Beauty and the beast, written and directed by Jean Cocteau, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the fairy talel by Madame Leprince de Beaumont
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1946
  • Special features: Philip Glass's opera as an alternate soundtrack; two commentaries: one by film historian Arthur Knight and one by writer and cultural historian Sir Christopher Frayling; screening at the majestic, a 1995 documentary featuring interviews with cast and crew; interview with cinematgrapher Henri Alekan; rare behind-the-scenes photos and publicity stills; film restoration demonstration; original trailer, directed and narrated by Jean Cocteau, and the 1995 restoration trailer; a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Geoffrey O'Brien, a 1947 piece on the film by Cocteau, excerpts from Francis Steegmuller's 1970 Cocteau: a biography, and an introduction to Glass's opera by the composer
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.+
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9781604654295
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515081313
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • CC2016BD
  • 6
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781604654295
  • (OCoLC)738499484
System details
  • Blu-ray, region A; widescreen; dts-HD master audio
  • Requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Beauty and the beast, written and directed by Jean Cocteau, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the fairy talel by Madame Leprince de Beaumont
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1946
  • Special features: Philip Glass's opera as an alternate soundtrack; two commentaries: one by film historian Arthur Knight and one by writer and cultural historian Sir Christopher Frayling; screening at the majestic, a 1995 documentary featuring interviews with cast and crew; interview with cinematgrapher Henri Alekan; rare behind-the-scenes photos and publicity stills; film restoration demonstration; original trailer, directed and narrated by Jean Cocteau, and the 1995 restoration trailer; a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Geoffrey O'Brien, a 1947 piece on the film by Cocteau, excerpts from Francis Steegmuller's 1970 Cocteau: a biography, and an introduction to Glass's opera by the composer
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.+
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9781604654295
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515081313
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • CC2016BD
  • 6
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781604654295
  • (OCoLC)738499484
System details
  • Blu-ray, region A; widescreen; dts-HD master audio
  • Requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
DVD

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