Belle et la bête, La was released in the year 1946。Belle et la bête, La is also called as Kaunotar ja, Flickan och odjuret, Es war einmal - Die Schöne und die Bestie, Es war, Bella e la bestia, A Bela E o Monstro, A Bela E a Fera, Es war einmal。
A half-ruined merchant lives in the country with his son Ludovic and his three daughters. Two of the daughters, Felicie and Adelaide, are real shrews, selfish, pretentious, evil. They exploit the third daughter, Belle, as a servant. One day, the merchant gets lost in the forest and enters a strange castle. He picks up a rose for Belle and the castle's owner appear. He is a monster, half-human, half-beast, and possesses magic powers. He sentences the merchant to death, unless he give up one of his daughters. Belle sacrifices herself for her father and goes to the castle, discovering that the Beast is not so wild and inhuman as it seems.