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Long Ago and Far Away; Beauty and the Beast


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Long Ago and Far Away
Beauty and the Beast
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Long Ago and Far Away captures the spirit of children's literature in a weekly series showcasing international television programs of classic and contemporary children's books, folktales, and fairy tales. The animated and dramatic productions recall the magic of storytelling. Series release date: 1988

Program Description

A beautiful young girl volunteers to live with a beast to save the life of her father. Once she realizes she she loves the beast, her love turns the beast into a handsome prince and they live happily ever after. Mia Farrow narrates Mordecai Gerstein's illustrated version of this classic French fairytale.



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Chicago: “Long Ago and Far Away; Beauty and the Beast,” 04/25/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A4A66923F3B6466BACE073CD6D9813C7.
MLA: “Long Ago and Far Away; Beauty and the Beast.” 04/25/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 18, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A4A66923F3B6466BACE073CD6D9813C7>.
APA: Long Ago and Far Away; Beauty and the Beast. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A4A66923F3B6466BACE073CD6D9813C7
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