Beauty and the Beast
A sturdy and frequently dazzling version that should leave audiences swooning with delight.
This classic is opening in a restored version starting Jan. 20 in selected venues around the country.
When the great French thriller "The Wages of Fear" (1953) was first released in America, it was missing parts of several early scenes -- because it was too long, the U.S. distributors said, and because they were anti-American, according to the Parisian critics.
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