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This edition: Beauty and the Beast

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Episode Details

First aired: June 6, 2015.

(1946, France, in French with English subt., b&w) Directors: Jean Cocteau, Rene Clement (uncredited) Writers: Jean Cocteau (dialogue), Jean Cocteau (screenplay) Stars: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parely A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her. Discussion guest: Mary Caws.

Guest List

Mary Ann Caws Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature, English and French, The Graduate Center, CUNY