G | | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell.
Donny Osmond and Patrick Swayze were both considered for the role of Gaston. Osmond would later go onto play Gaston in the stage version of Beauty and the Beast and provide the singing voice for Shang in "Mulan."
Once upon a time, in a faraway land, a young prince lived in a shining castle. Although he had everything his heart desired, the prince was spoiled, selfish, and unkind. But then, one winter's night, an old beggar woman came to the castle and ...
In his song, Gaston fires his blunderbuss three consecutive times. This firearm must be reloaded after every shot from the forward end.
"To our friend, Howard, who gave a mermaid her voice and a beast his soul, we will be forever grateful. Howard Ashman (1950-1991)"
AUD 455,456 (Australia) (13 June 1992)