Walt Disney Signature Collection Edition
Beauty and the Beast
Look for This Magic
On Digital HD September 6
and Blu-Ray September 20
We started our celebration of the launch of Walt Disney Signature Collection this past January with the release of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The success of the first blu-ray and digital edition of the Disney classic is just the first step of the company to bring to light more material that was instrumental in the making of each and every of the movies that will be included into this Signature Collection.
Now, this highly acclaimed and praised and awarded animation comes to our families on Blu-Ray, Digital and Disney Movies Anywhere!
To get you excited, here’s what you can look forward to in this new release of Beauty and the Beast.
BLU-RAY, DIGITAL HD & DISNEY MOVIES ANYWHERE:
• Original theatrical version
• New advanced sing-along version
• Extended version with “Human Again” song sequence
DIGITAL HD & DISNEY MOVIES ANYWHERE:
• Work-in-progress version
BLU-RAY, DIGITAL HD & DISNEY MOVIES ANYWHERE
• Menken & Friends: 25 Years of Musical Inspiration – Get a front-row seat for an intimate discussion between legendary music composers from classic and future Disney films, including Alan Menken (“Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin”), Stephen Schwartz (“The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” “Pocahontas”), Kristen Anderson-Lopez (“Frozen,” Disney’s upcoming “Gigantic”), Robert Lopez (“Frozen,” Disney’s upcoming “Gigantic”) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Disney’s upcoming “Moana”). Discover how the composers are personally connected, how they first experienced “Beauty and the Beast” and how they find inspiration for their own films. And watch as they pay tribute to the film’s award-winning music score and the man who has inspired them all—Alan Menken.
• Walt, Fairy Tales & Beauty and the Beast – Long before “Beauty and the Beast” became the instant classic we know and love, Walt Disney made two attempts—between the 1930s and 1950s—to adapt the famous fairy tale into an animated film. Discover what Walt and his team was dreaming up through Walt’s actual voice recordings, archived artwork, story notes, and learn why the project was sidelined for decades.
• Always Belle – The original voice of Belle, Paige O’Hara, reminisces about earning the role of the beautiful bookworm in “Beauty and the Beast” and recalls how the iconic character changed her life and continues to inspire fans both young and old.
• The Recording Sessions – Go in the recording booth with the cast of Beauty and the Beast and see what went into adding voices to the characters and the lines we know and love.
• 25 Fun Facts About Beauty and the Beast – Disney Channel’s Gus Kamp and Kayla Maisonet host this entertaining countdown featuring little-known fun facts, anecdotes and hidden Easter Eggs (references to Disney animated films and characters) from one of the most cherished animated films of all time.
• “Beauty and The Beast” Sneak Peek – An exciting first look into the live-action re-telling of “Beauty and the Beast,” which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs.