Picture quality may vary with your player and monitor. Just because the box pictures says Black Diamond edition on these listings, my first picture proves that mine is, in fact, a Black Diamond edition. 22 marks the 25th anniversary of 1991's "Beauty and the Beast, " so TheWrap teamed up with IMDb. To give you these 20 facts you may not have known about the Oscar-winning film.
Belle (played by Paige O'Hara), the "beauty" in the tale, was the first brown-haired Disney princess. The smoke during the transformation of the Beast is not animated -- it was real smoke originally used in 1985's "The Black Cauldron, " TheWrap confirmed. Is famous for singing the "Beauty and the Beast" ballad, she originally thought another actor would be more suited. The director asked her to make at least one recording of her singing the song, which ended up in the film.
Before "Up, " "Beauty and the Beast" was the only animated film that was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1992. While Belle sits at the fountain during the first song and flips though the book, you can see a dark-haired maiden, a monstrous male figure and a regal castle. Julie Andrews was considered for the role of Mrs. Lansbury recorded her lines during her breaks on the set of Murder, She Wrote.When the writers wrote the part of Cogsworth, they had John Cleese. Specifically in mind, but he turned down the role (it then went to David Ogden Stiers) MASH, who died recently (March 2018). This was the first Disney animated film to have a final and fully developed script before animators started their work on it. Were considered for the role of the Beast, which was eventually played by Robby Benson. Every line of the title song has exactly five syllables. The dance between Belle and the Prince in the finale is reused animation from "Sleeping Beauty" (1959), where Princess Aurora and Prince Phillip dance in the ballroom. The sign post that Belle's father, Maurice, walks by in the woods reads Valencia, Anaheim and Burbank.
Belle is the only one in her town who wears blue, meaning to show how different she is from everyone else. The finished product consisted of 7,000 feet of hand-drawn film, 1,100 painted backgrounds and 150,000 individually-rendered frames. Beauty and the Beast took over three-and-a-half years to complete.
Walt Disney considered making "Beauty and the Beast" four decades prior, but it was sidelined because they couldn't figure out how to deal with the story's "claustrophobic" second half. Glen Keane was the supervising animator in charge of designing the Beast.
The creature became a hybrid with the mane of a lion, the beard and head structure of a buffalo, the tusks and nose of a wild bear, the heavily muscled brow of a gorilla, the legs and tail of a wolf and the big body of a bear. According to director Gary Trousdale, "Be Our Guest" was supposed to have been sung by Maurice. They then decided it would be more meaningful if directed at Belle. You can find more trivia, goofs and quotes on IMDb. Now you have more facts about this fantastic movie!
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