Belle, a beautiful young girl, becomes the captive of what seems to be a terrible beast - until she discovers her captor to be an enchanted prince.
Beauty and the Beast is a traditional fairy tale. The original author is unknown. The first published version was a rendition by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, and the best-known written version is an adaptation of her work, published in 1756 by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont.
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