Beauty and the Beast

Continuity mistake: When Maurice is thrown out of the tavern, he falls into a thick pile of snow, near the fountain. However when he cries out "Will no-one help me?", the stone ground outside the tavern is suddenly all snow-free. (00:28:45 - 00:30:00)

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Continuity mistake: In the opening shot of Belle's house, the gates are in the shape of Z's. Later, as she comes out of her house after Gaston has proposed saying "Me, the wife of that boorish, brainless." the gates are in the shape of X's.

Continuity mistake: When Belle approaches the door to let in Gaston, there is a plate near the door that is significantly circular. When Gaston comes in a few seconds later, the plate is more oval-shaped.

Continuity mistake: Right at the beginning of the 'Gaston' song, LeFou sings "no-one slick as Gaston", and we see a man chatting to a lady by the bar, with a barstool right behind him. Then LeFou runs to him and whips off the mans belt, and now the barstool isn't there. (00:26:00)

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Audio problem: At the beginning, when the explosion occurs in Belle's house and Belle goes into the cellar to investigate, she says "Papa?" but her lips don't move at all.

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Continuity mistake: In the song "Provincial Life" Belle is sitting on the edge of the fountain reading her book. Between shots she moves further away from the fountain.

Continuity mistake: In the "Be Our Guest" song a brown dish with a spoon in it approaches Belle, but in the very next shot the spoon is gone.

Continuity mistake: When Gaston tries to kiss Belle, his hands go from being on the plank of the door, to under it, to on it again.

Continuity mistake: When Cogsworth enters the lounge to inform everyone Belle isn't coming to dinner, watch the design on the door. When the Beast then flies through the doors and then bounds up the staircase, in the overhead shot the design on the door is totally different. (00:32:30)

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Continuity mistake: When the Beast discovers Belle in the West Wing, he starts yelling at her, and she backs into an old, rotting cupboard that sports many patterns and designs on it. Then when the shot changes the cupboard is suddenly new-looking and in good shape and has no patterns on it at all. (00:44:10)

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Continuity mistake: When the Beast takes Belle to the library, he opens the doors outwards. Then in the following overhead shot, you can see the doorway clearly, however the doors have vanished. (00:50:20)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Maurice is sitting next to the fireplace, there is a picture with a silver frame on one of the walls. But after the Beast has burst into the room, there is a shot of the chair Maurice is in, and the picture is now in a gold frame.

Audio problem: When the horse comes galloping into the meadow, Belle cries "Phillipe" but her lips don't match what she's saying.

Continuity mistake: After Phillipe's reins get caught in the branches, the loop of the reins becomes longer between shots.

Continuity mistake: When the Beast bursts into the West Wing after Belle refuses to go to dinner with him, he grabs the magic mirror, sees Belle, and puts it back down again. Then another petal falls from the rose, but notice that the petals on the table are in a different position than they were in the previous shot.

Continuity mistake: In the tavern, which is the setting for the 'Gaston' song, right at the end of the bar there is a thick wooden beam attached to the bar and the ceiling. You can see this beam clearly when Le Fou sings "No-one's slick as Gaston...", and he prances around and then grabs the beam. However, right at the end of the Gaston song when they sing "So his marriage we soon will be celebrating...", the camera pans backwards out to the window, but the wooden beam has vanished. (00:26:00 - 00:29:45)

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Continuity mistake: As Le Fou jumps on peoples heads during the Gaston song, there are three beermugs on the table. However, when he jumps on the table, and is then grabbed by the men, and is being swung back and forth by them, the beers have disappeared from the table. (00:26:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Maurice comes to the fireplace the stairs are red, but when the Beast finds Maurice there and Maurice says, "I just needed a place to stay.", the stairs are now white.

Continuity mistake: When Gaston's mob comes and the dresser jumps on someone, she starts to jump down stomach first, but the next shot of her, she's feet first. (01:12:25)

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Continuity mistake: Throughout the movie, the hour and minute hand that make Cogsworth's moustache keep changing sides, sometimes from one shot to the next, for example, when he makes Belle visit the castle.

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Gaston: How can you read this? There's no pictures!
Belle: Well, some people use their imagination.

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Trivia: Though not revealed in the movie, the Prince's name is Adam. At the New Orleans Disneyworld, the Princess hotel rooms have portraits of each Disney prince. The 'Beauty & the Beast' prince is shown in human form and his name stated underneath as 'Prince Adam.' In addition, the officially licensed Disney Fisherprice 'Little People' sets include 'Belle and Prince Adam.'

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