Disclosure: I received a copy of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 25thANNIVERSARY EDITION for review purposes.
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The Walt Disney Signature Collection Edition of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is now available on Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, Blu-Ray and DVD. It’s not only one of the most beloved Disney animated features (ask any six-year-old girl!), but it’s also one of the most celebrated: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST was the first animated film to be nominated for an Academy Award® for best picture.
A few standout elements about this film: protagonist Belle (Page O’Hara) was the first truly modern Disney princess–self-educated, resourceful and tolerant. Angela Lansbury gives an unforgettable performance as the voice of Mrs. Potts, the sweet and wise teapot. She recently surprised the audience at an NYC screening with a lovely rendition of the song “Beauty and the Beast.” This leads me to perhaps the best thing about the movie besides the beautiful animation: the music. Legendary songwriters Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s memorable tunes represent the best of their collaborations together, which included Aladdin and The Little Mermaid.
Enter for your chance to win using the Rafflecopter below, and best of luck, dear reader! Check out the official descriptions of the BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 25thANNIVERSARY EDITION bonus features on the Blu-Ray, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere editions below.
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.
- #1074: 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.
DIGITAL HD* & DISNEY MOVIES ANYWHERE:
- Classic Bonus Features– These offerings from prior home entertainment releases include over five hours of bonus material, such as an alternate version of “Be Our Guest” and the “Beauty and the Beast” music video performed by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson, and deleted scenes.
Bonus features may vary by retailer