What's the Difference between Beauty and the Beast (1756) the Book and Beauty & the Beast the Movie?

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Beauty and the Beast (1756)

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Author: Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont

Beauty & the Beast

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Released: 1991
Director: Gary Trousdale
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In the Book In the Movie
Beauty
Belle
Portrayed by: Paige O'Hara
The father
Maurice
Portrayed by: Rex Everhart
Beast
Beast
Portrayed by: Robby Benson
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Gaston
Portrayed by: Richard White
Beauty's sisters
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Beauty's brothers
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Lumiere
Portrayed by: Jerry Orbach
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Cogsworth
Portrayed by: David Ogden Stiers
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Mrs. Potts
Portrayed by: Angela Lansbury
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Chip
Portrayed by: Bradley Pierce
The Fairy
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Beauty & the Beast Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   The father returns home and tells his children of the “fatal adventure” and gives Beauty the branch of roses. The sisters blame Beauty for their father’s misfortune; because of the rose she asked for. This does not happen in the movie.
   Beast tells her that she will be home in the morning. When she wants to come back to the palace, she only need to lay her ring on the table before she goes to bed. When Beauty woke up the next morning, she was in her father’s house. Beast gives Belle the mirror to remember him by; she leaves to find her father. When Gaston tries to have Maurice sent to the asylum, Belle proves her father is sane by showing everyone the Beast in the magic mirror.
   The father gets lost in the woods thirty miles from home and comes upon a palace. He enters the palace where he eats and drinks then sleeps for the night. On his way to the fair, he gets lost, loses his horse then finds/enters a palace. He is offered service by the enchanted inhabitants.
   Beauty asks what happened to Beast. The prince (Beast) says a wicked fairy had condemned him to remain a beast until a beautiful virgin should consent to marry him. The prince was rude to an enchantress in his youth, he was not the victim.
   The antagonists of the book are Beauty's older sisters. The resent her beauty and virtue. They scheme to delay her return to the Beast so that he will kill her. The Beast is never threatened in the book other than by the enchantress during his youth. Gaston is the bad guy. He conspires to imprison Belle's father if she refuses his proposal. He also tries to kill the Beast. Belle is never threatened in the movie.
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