By D23 Team
Without doubt, Beauty and the Beast is one of the most majestic movies in the Disney animated film canon. In honor of the film’s 25th anniversary, we asked our friends at the Animation Research Library to share some of the magnificent story sketches, concept art, and drawings that served as inspiration for the visual look of this unforgettable masterpiece. Each of these works of art is “ever a surprise” and a startling reminder of the artistic imagination, talent, and passion at the heart of all Disney animated films. Enjoy!