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Laserdisc Information


LD CLV: Japanese version
    Dropped from print in 1994
    LaserDisc Number: 439
    Label: Disney
    LaserDisc Title: Beauty and the Beast
    Production Country: USA
    Year: 1991
    Category: Movie
    Group (Genre): Animation
    Language: English
    Subtitles: Japanese
    Length: 84
    Release Date: September 17, 1993
    Official Retail Price: Y 4871
    Video Standard: NTSC
    Color Information: Color
    Sound Encoding: Digital/Analog-CX
    Digital Sound: Dolby Surround
    Analog Left: Dolby Surround
    Master Format: Film
    Disc Size: 12
    Number of Sides: 2
    Disc Format: CLV
    Picture Format: Letterbox
    Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1

LD CLV:
    LaserDisc Number: 438
    Label: Disney
    Catalogue Number: PILA-1231
    LaserDisc Title: Beauty and the Beast
    Production Country: USA
    Year: 1991
    Category: Movie
    Group (Genre): Animation
    Language: Japanese/English
    Length: 84
    Release Date: September 17, 1993
    Official Retail Price: Y 4871
    Video Standard: NTSC
    Color Information: Color
    Sound Encoding: Digital/Analog-CX
    Digital Sound: Dolby Surround
    Analog Left: Dolby Surround
    Master Format: Film
    Pressing Plant: Pioneer Japan
    Disc Size: 12
    Number of Sides: 2
    Disc Format: CLV
    Picture Format: Pan & Scan
    Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1

LD CLV: American version

    LaserDisc Number: 442
    Label: Disney
    Catalogue Number: 1325 AS
    LaserDisc Title: Beauty and the Beast
    Production Country: USA
    Year: 1991
    Certification: G
    Category: Movie
    Group (Genre): Animation
    Language: English
    Length: 84
    Release Date: September 29, 1993
    Official Retail Price: $ 39.98
    Video Standard: NTSC
    Color Information: Color
    Sound Encoding: Digital/Analog-CX
    Digital Sound: Dolby Surround
    Analog Left: Dolby Surround
    Master Format: Film
    Pressing Plant: Mitsubishi
    Disc Size: 12
    Number of Sides: 2
    Disc Format: CLV
    Picture Format: Pan & Scan
    Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
    Close Captions /Teletext/LD+G: CC
    Additional Information:
    Edition: 1325-1.

LD CLV: Japanese version
    LaserDisc Number: 440
    Label: Disney
    Catalogue Number: PILA-1232
    LaserDisc Title: Beauty and the Beast
    Production Country: USA
    Year: 1991
    Category: Movie
    Group (Genre): Animation
    Language: English/Japanese
    Subtitles: Japanese
    Length: 84
    Release Date: September 17, 1993
    Official Retail Price: Y 12360
    Video Standard: NTSC
    Color Information: Color
    Sound Encoding: Digital /Analog-CX
    Digital Sound: Dolby Surround
    Analog Left: Dolby Surround
    Master Format: Film
    Pressing Plant: Pioneer Japan
    Disc Size: 12
    Number of Sides: 6
    Disc Format: CLV/CAV
    Picture Format: Letterbox
    Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
    Additional Information:
    Disc 1 (CLV): 84 minutes + 26 minutes
    supplemental material. The film is
    subtitled in Japanese. Supplemental material
    is dual-language. Disc 2 and 3 (CAV): 84
    minutes "Beauty and the Beast: Work in Progess"
    + 18 minutes supplemental material, dual-Language.
    Disc 3 contains the "Four Stages of Animation"
    and the video clip of "Beauty and the Beast"
    with Peabo Bryson and Celine Dion. A survey card
    and a 32 page color booklet are also included.

LD CAV:

    LaserDisc Number: 441
    Label: Disney
    Catalogue Number: 1325 CS
    LaserDisc Title: Beauty and the Beast
    Production Country: USA
    Year: 1991
    Certification: G
    Category: Movie
    Group (Genre): Animation
    Language: English
    Length: 84
    Release Date: September 29, 1993
    Official Retail Price: $ 49.98
    Video Standard: NTSC
    Color Information: Color
    Sound Encoding: Digital/Analog-CX
    Digital Sound: Dolby Surround
    Analog Left: Dolby Surround
    Master Format: Film
    Pressing Plant: Mitsubishi/Pioneer USA
    Disc Size: 12
    Number of Sides: 3
    Disc Format: CAV
    Picture Format: Letterbox
    Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1
    Close Captions/Teletext/LD+G:CC
    Number of Chapter Stops:23
    Additional Information:
    Edition: 1325-1. Supplements: The Making
    of ... (26 min). Some people have reported
    laser rot on early Mitsubishi pressings.

LD CAV: version 2

    LaserDisc Number: 443
    Label: Disney
    Catalogue Number: 1591 CS
    LaserDisc Title: Beauty and the Beast
    Production Country: USA
    Year: 1991
    Category: Movie
    Group (Genre): Animation
    Language: English
    Length: 84
    Release Date: November 1992
    Official Retail Price: $ 49.98
    Video Standard: NTSC
    Color Information: Color
    Sound Encoding: Digital /Analog-CX
    Digital Sound: Dolby Surround
    Analog Left: Dolby Surround
    Master Format: Film
    Pressing Plant: Mitsubishi
    Disc Size: 12
    Number of Sides: 4
    Disc Format: CAV
    Picture Format: Letterbox
    Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1
    Close Captions/Teletext/LD+G:CC
    Number of Chapter Stops: 28
    Additional Information:
    Edition: 1591-1.

    Many people have reported laser rot on
    this title. Especially copies with serial
    no. below 5000 are affected. Disney did
    repress 800 copies in summer 1995. The
    new pressings are also from Mitsubishi.
    Defective discs can be exchanged directly
    at Image Entertainment. A detailed
    description of the problems must be
    supplied.

    Supplements:
    The four stages of Animation; alternate version
    of "Be Our Guest"; camera move test for the
    classic Ballroom sceenes; pencil test; original
    theatrical trailer; theatrical reviews trailer.