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The Enchanted Mirror
General information
Feature films Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (cameo)
Short films
Television programs House of Mouse
Video games
Park attractions
Type
Designer
Inspiration
Background information
Other names
User(s) Enchantress
Beast
Belle
Gaston
Manufacturer
Creator
Affiliation
Purpose Allow the user to see anything he or she desires to see
Location Beast's castle
Success Showed Belle where her father was
Showed Beast where Belle was in the Black forest
Showed the angry mob of villagers the Beast
Powers and abilities
Final Fate Given to Belle by Beast, and then stolen by Gaston.
Ashamed of his monstrous form, the Beast concealed himself inside his castle, with a magic mirror as his only window to the outside world.
―Narrator

The Enchanted Mirror is a magical object that made its first appearance in the 1991 Disney animated film, Beauty and the Beast and a cameo in its midquel Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas . The mirror possesses magical abilities, allowing its user to see anything he or she wishes to see, a power known as scrying.

Description

The mirror appears as an ordinary mirror, silver in color, with intricate rose and vine decorations. An ornate lion-like creature encapsulates the handle of the mirror with its mouth. On the back of the mirror, there is a symbol consisting of three bars with a line across the.

Usage

This magical mirror allows the users to see anything he or she wishes to see.

Appearances

Beauty and the Beast

It was presumably given to the Beast by the Enchantress as his only window to the outside world. It's unknown if it has always been enchanted, or that it was an ordinary mirror owned by the prince and became enchanted along with the whole castle.

The mirror was first used by the Beast to see Belle in her room, where he hears a conversation between Belle and the Wardrobe, and upon learning that Belle wanted nothing to do with him, he loses hope that she would see him as anything else but a monster.

When Beast lets Belle use the magic mirror, she sees her father dying in the woods, and with only hours left before the rose wilts, the Beast allows her to leave. He gives her the mirror so she can still see him, and to remember him by.

Shortly after, Belle uses the mirror to reveal the existence of the Beast to an angry mob of villagers, in order to prove that her father isn't insane. However, Gaston, who becomes infuriated upon learning that Belle would consider him a monster rather than the Beast, takes the mirror from her and uses the image of Beast to stir up the crowd. He takes the mirror all the way to Beast's castle, and is implied to have used it to locate the castle's location. From there, the mirror disappears.

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

The Enchanted Mirror doesn't have as much of a role in the plot as it did in the previous film. When Mrs. Potts revealed to the Master that Belle is nowhere to be found the Beast went straight to Forte's foyer and held the mirror in hand and asked it "show me the girl" , and it showed him Belle, Chip, and Philippe riding through the Black Forest, and the Beast believed that Belle was leaving (though in actuality she was going out to find a Christmas tree).The mirror isn't seen for the rest of the film.

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Merchandise & Miscellaneous


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Beauty and the beast logo
Media

Films: Beauty and the Beast | The Enchanted Christmas | Belle's Magical World | Beauty and the Beast (2017 film)
Television: Sing Me a Story with Belle | Belle's Tales of Friendship | House of Mouse
Books: The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty's Prince | The New Adventures of Beauty and the Beast | Winter Wonderland | Time Flies! | Sittin' Pretty! | Tale as Old as Time: The Art and Making of Beauty and the Beast | Classic Storybook | Disney's Wonderful World of Reading | Golden Look-Look Book | Golden Sight 'n' Sound Book | Little Golden Book
Marvel Comics: A Chance For Romance | Wardrobe's Big Surprise | The Wishful Walk | Almost Amour! | Lyrical Love Part 1 and 2 | Dove Tales Part 1 and 2 | A Masterpiece for the Master | Deck the Halls for Belle with Holly | Belle, Book and Castle | Bound to Surprise | The Dessert Disaster
Video Games: Beauty and the Beast (video game) | Belle's Quest | Roar of the Beast | A Board Game Adventure | Disney Infinity | Disney Infinity: 2.0 Edition | Kingdom Hearts II | Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days | Kingdom Hearts χ | Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ
Music: Beauty and the Beast (Original Soundtrack)

Disney Parks

Animazment - The Musical | Be Our Guest Restaurant | Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage | Bonjour! Village Gifts | Cinderella's Surprise Celebration | Disney's Believe | Disney's Dreams: An Enchanted Classic | Disney's Magical Moments Parade | Disney Animation Building | Disney Classics: The Music & The Magic | Disney Dreams! | Disney in the Stars | Enchanted Tales with Belle | Fairy Tale Forest | Fantasmic! | Feel the Magic | Gaston's Tavern | Le Pays des Contes de Fées | Maurice’s Treats Snack Cart | Mickey's Magical Celebration | Mickey's PhilharMagic | Mickey and the Magician | Once Upon a Time | Paint The Night Parade | Royal Theatre | The Golden Mickeys | The Wonderful World of Disney Parade | Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLights | Voyage to the Crystal Grotto | Walt Disney's Parade of Dreams | World of Color

Characters

Original: Belle | Beast | Lumière | Cogsworth | Mrs. Potts | Chip Potts | Chip's Sibling | Chef Bouche | Villagers | Maurice | Philippe | Gaston | LeFou | Bimbettes | Sultan | Wardrobe | Fifi | Enchantress | Monsieur D'Arque | Wolves | Music Box | Gaston's buddies | Pierre | Palanquin
Enchanted Christmas: Angelique | Forte | Fife
Belle's Magical World: Webster | Crane | Le Plume | Witherspoon | Chandeleria
Deleted Characters: Clarice | Marguerite | Belle's sisters | Belle's suitors | Belle's mother
Comic and Storybook Characters: Countess de la Perle | Thunder |

Songs

Original: Prologue: Beauty and the Beast | Belle | Gaston | Be Our Guest | Something There | Human Again | Beauty and the Beast | The Mob Song
Broadway: No Matter What | Me | Home | How Long Must This Go On? | If I Can't Love Her | Maison Des Lunes | A Change in Me
Enchanted Christmas: Stories | As Long As There's Christmas | Don't Fall in Love | A Cut Above the Rest
Belle's Magical World: A Little Thought | Listen With Our Hearts

Locations

Beast's Castle | Library | Belle's Cottage | Village | Ballroom | The Black Forest | Tavern | The West Wing | Belle's Room

Objects

The Enchanted Rose | Enchanted Mirror | Maurice's Machine

See Also

Beauty and the Beast (musical) | Disney Renaissance

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