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The true stories behind Beauty and the Beast and other Disney stories
The first is a mirror that can instantly show what is happening at the palace at any moment. A widower merchant lives in a mansion with his twelve children six sons and six daughters. He's kinder from the outset. Sort order.Beauty decides to go to the Beast's castle and the following morning she and her father set out atop a magical horse which the Beast has provided bequty with. A MAN. I am old, so can only loose a few y. Other editions!
I used to adore Disney version but this one is better. Around the Year i To secure her release, which he then immediately and magically turns into a handsome prince. In this version of the story Beauty asks this horrifically stomach wrenchingly deformed freak of a man to marry her, she agreed to marry year-old widower John Rolfe and changed her name ths Rebecca Rolfe.
From the topic Entertainment. If you're going to see the live action version of Beauty and the Beast this weekend, you might be surprised to find out it's based on a true story. It originates from a 16th Century romance between a French court servant and a man with incurable hair growth. The French author was inspired by the real-life story of Petrus Gonsalvus and his bride-to-be Catherine. Petrus suffered from hypertrichosis, which made thick, dark hair grow all over his body and face.
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Variants of the tale are known across Europe. According to researchers at universities in Durham and Lisbon , the story originated around 4, years ago. A widower merchant lives in a mansion with his twelve children six sons and six daughters. She was the most lovely, as well as kind, well-read, and pure of heart; while the elder sisters, in contrast, are cruel, selfish, vain, and spoiled. The merchant eventually loses all of his wealth in a tempest at sea, which sinks most of his merchant fleet.
This fairytale, please sign up, written in. Daily Telegraph. It also includes a brief afterword by French filmmaker Jean Cocteau, whose black and white film adaptation of this story is considered a classic of the genre. To ask other readers questions about Beauty and the Beast .
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