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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, possibly recovered by Mrs. Potts or one of the castle servants and it's still in Prince Adam and Belle's possession.
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. It could have been recovered by Mrs. Potts or one of the other castle staff while they attacked Gaston and the angry mob and it may still be in Prince Adam's possession, if it hasn't been taken back by the Enchantress, due to no longer being needed.

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

Well the Enchanted Mirror doesn't have that much of a role like 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" , then it showed Belle, Chip, and Philippe riding through the Black Forest. Believing that Belle was leaving (though in actuality she was going out the find a Christmas tree). The mirror isn't seen for rest of the film.

Gallery

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

Miscellaneous


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 | Marvel Comics | Tale as Old as Time: The Art and Making of Beauty and the Beast
Games: Beauty and the Beast (video game) | Belle's Quest | Roar of the Beast | A Board Game Adventure | Kingdom Hearts II | Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days | Disney Infinity | Disney Infinity: 2.0 Edition
Music: Beauty and the Beast (Original Soundtrack)

Disney Parks: Be Our Guest Restaurant | Enchanted Tales with Belle | Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage

Characters
Original: Belle | Beast | Lumière | Cogsworth | Mrs. Potts | Chip Potts | Chef Bouche | Villagers | Maurice | Philippe | Gaston | LeFou | Bimbettes | Sultan | Wardrobe | Fifi | Enchantress | Monsieur D'Arque | Wolves | Music Box | Gaston's buddies
Enchanted Christmas: Angelique | Forte | Fife
Belle's Magical World: Webster | Crane | Le Plume | Witherspoon

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
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

Objects: The Enchanted Rose | Enchantress' Wand | Enchanted Mirror | Maurice's Machine

Other: Beauty and the Beast (musical) | Disney Renaissance

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