Beauty and the Beast
Popular and well-known Disney Characters Beauty and the Beast, a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney. The 30th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series and the third in the Disney Renaissance period, it is based on the French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont. Sparkling crystal and Beauty and the Beasts fairytale come together in perfect union.
The story tells how a young and beautiful, but very arrogant prince is cursed by a sorceress who asked him in the guise of an old woman to shelter after he refused. The prince must as punishment live on as a hideous beast. The curse can only be broken if he falls in love with someone and that same person falls in love with him also. Failing this before his 21st birthday, the day the last rose petal of the enchanted rose of the sorceress falls, he will forever have to live like the Beast. The curse also affects the entire staff of the prince, they turn into household objects, while retaining all their human abilities and characteristics, including speech.