Beauty & The Beast out of the vault & on to Blu-ray and DVD

Beauty & The Beast Blu-ray boxBeauty & The Beast comes out of the Disney Vault for a limited time today, and on to a 2 disc Diamond Edition Blu-ray Value Pack and a 2 disc DVD pack. The Blu-ray pack includes not only the film in Blu-ray format, but also the DVD version.

Having its cinema release in 1991, the last time Beauty & The Beast was released on DVD was in 2002, going into the Disney vault in January 2003.

Beauty & The Beast – release date and price

Beauty & The Beast goes on sale 13 October, 2010. The 2 disc Diamond Edition Blu-ray Value Pack including bonus 1 disc DVD has an RRP of $49.95, the 2 disc DVD pack is $39.95 RRP.

Bonus features

Blu-ray

  • In addition to the original theatrical release of Beauty & The Beast, included are the original theatrical release with story reel picture-in-picture, plus the Special Extended Edition
  • Beyond Beauty: The Untold Stories Behind The Making of Beauty and the Beast
  • Laugh-O-Gram Fairy Tales: Puss in Boots, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, The Four Musicians of Bremen
  • Act II: Struggling With the Beast
  • Full Circle to Broadway
  • The Purdham Reel
  • Act III: Something There
  • Ever a Surprise: A Portrait of Howard Ashman
  • “Human Again” Reel
  • Act IV: Casting a Spell
  • Animation and Production Galleries
  • Frame by Frame: A Thumbnail Sketch of the History of Animation
  • Backgrounds and Concepts: Visual Development, Backgrounds
  • Act VI: Classic Beauty
  • Enchanted Musical Challenge: A Disney Quest Game
  • The Story Behind the Story
  • “Beauty and the Beast” Music Video: Performed by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson
  • Deleted Song
  • Composing a Classic: A musical conversation with Alan Menken, Don Hahn and Richard Kraft
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Broadway Beginnings: Up close interviews with stars of the Broadway production, Toni Braxton, Nick
    Jonas and Donny Osmond
  • Music and More

DVD

  • In addition to the original theatrical release of Beauty & The Beast, included are the Work in Progress Edition, and the Special Extended Edition
  • Deleted scenes
  • Games and activities
  • The Story Behind the Story
  • “Beauty and the Beast” music video performed by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson
  • Early presentation reel
  • Alternative version: “Be Our Guest”
  • Alternative score: The Transformation
  • Deleted song
  • Animation
  • Camera move test
  • Trailers and TV spots
  • Audio commentary
  • Beyond Beauty: The Untold Stories Behind Making Beauty and the Beast
  • Broadway Beginnings: Up close interviews with stars of the Broadway production, Toni Braxton, Nick Jonas and Donny Osmond
  • Composing a Classic: A musical Conversation with Alan Menken, Don Hahn and Richard Kraft
  • Music video
  • Sing-along track