31 Things Only Diehard Beauty and the Beast Fans Know

Image Source: Everett Collection Beauty and the Beast is one of Disney's most timeless classics, but there's a lot about the animated film that you might not have realized. For instance, do you know exactly what kind of animal the Beast was based on? Or his real name? The reboot is absolutely gorgeous and has a few interesting updates, but for now, let's revisit all of the interesting tidbits that make the 1991 film so great. Jackie Chan dubbed the voice of the Beast for Chinese-speaking countries. He provided vocals for both the Beast's speaking and singing parts! Chip originally had only one line. The producers liked 9-year-old actor Bradley Pierce's voice so much that they asked to expand the role. He also wasn't supposed to be a teacup. Early drawings of the character saw him as a music box who could only communicate by his chiming musical notes. Belle's
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Disney 53: Beauty And The Beast

We at Thn love our Disney movies. And with Frozen, the 53rd animated feature film, looming ever closer, Thn takes a look back at its forebears, from 1937′s Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs, through the wilderness years of the 1970s to the Disney Renaissance of the ’90s.

This week, Beauty And The Beast.

Directed by Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise

Based upon “Beauty and the Beast”, by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont

1991/84 Minutes

In the beginning, there was Snow White, which proved to be a turning point in the history of the company, and of animated motion pictures as a whole. Whilst casting the net for more traditional tales to retell, Disney considered Beauty and the Beast but despite returning to the project in the 1950s, the project was deemed to challenging and dropped again- although some, notably Peter M. Nichols of The New York Times, speculate that Disney
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Extended Thoughts on Beauty and the Beast

There is an inexorable, inexplicable quality about some great movies, as there is about great art in general. Sometimes, yes, we can pinpoint exactly what makes a movie work so well, why it becomes one of our favorites, why it wins awards, why critics love it, or why it makes millions of dollars at the box office. The script is insightful, the direction is incredible, the visuals are eye-popping, the performances are immense powerhouses of talent. These are easy ways to calculate what makes a movie work, but sometimes, we see a movie and we just like it. Sometimes, you can’t put your finger on one element about a movie that burrows itself under your skin, but you love it all the same.

Now, don’t get me wrong: Beauty and the Beast has a lot of clearly standout aspects to it, but I don’t know that I
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The Beauty and the Beast Blu Ray Special Features Content in Detail

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We’ve got a bit of a treat for all those people out there looking forward to the Beauty and the Beast Blu ray released later on this year as we’ve managed to find bits of what exactly is on the Blu which is released in the UK 1st November (you can pre-order it here).

We got to chat with Don Hahn recently for the upcoming release of the blu ray so keep your eyes peeled on HeyUGuys for a two part interview which we’ll be posting in the coming months. But for now, we can give you some more information on what exactly is going to be on the blu ray special features. Here’s what we know:

The documentary on the disc is called Beyond Beauty: The Untold Stories Behind Making Beauty and the Beast and in total, there are 3 hrs and 42minutes of it, plus,
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