Watch Angela Lansbury stun crowd as she sings 'Beauty and the Beast' theme

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Disney presented a special viewing of Beauty and the Beaston Sunday night (Sept. 18) in honor of the classic animated film's 25th anniversary. While original voice cast members such as Robby Benson (Beast), Paige O'Hara (Belle), Angela Lansbury (Mrs. Potts) and Richard White (Gaston) had all signed on to appear at the event, no one expected what happened when Lansbury glided on stage.

Emma Watson Cast in Disney's Live-Action 'Beauty and the Beast'

Introduced by none other than (a costumed) Belle and the Beast, Lansbury dove into a stunning version of the film's title track, adding her own spin, of course, and ending with an adorable quote from Mrs. Potts herself: ""Run along and get in the cupboard, Chip. Time you was in bed." The film was originally screened as a "Work in Progress" at the 29th annual New York Film Festival held in the same hall in September of 1991.

Disney is currently creating a live-action version of the film, set for release in March. Emma Watson will star as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast -- Emma Thompson will take over the role of Mrs. Potts.
Watch Lansbury's full performance below.

Check out more from Emma Watson in the gallery below!

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Emma Watson year of style 2015

January 2015

Watson bundled up in Lond, wearing a parka, ripped jeans and hightop sneakers.

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April 2015

The actress attended the TIME 100 Gala wearing a unique black and charcoal grey Dior ensemble and Eve Fehren jewelry. She carried a Rauwolf clutch.

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April 2015

Watson was spotted at ALX wearing a navy blue and white striped sweater, black trousers and black ankle-strap flats.

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April 2015

Watson was seen again at LAX in APril, this time wearing an oversized black sweater over a collared shirt with black and white striped trousers and white sneakers.

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July 2015

The actress was spotted while shopping in London, wearing a black mock turtleneck sweater, black athletic pants and brown flat sandals.

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August 2015

The actress attended the 'Regression' photocall in Madrid, wearing Christopher Kane and custom black Paul Andrew 'Watson' pumps.

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September 2015

Watson clearly has great airport style, spotted at LAX wearing black jeans, black ankle boots, a charcoal grey T-shirt and a leather jacket.

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October 2015

Backstage at 'Hamilton' in New York City, Watson joked around with actor Andrew Rannells, wearing a chic oversized charcoal grey coat.

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November 2015

Watson continued to rock her favorite all-black look in November in London, sporting black leggings, black Doc Martens and an oversized black knit sweater.

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December 2015

Watson arrived at a screening for the documentary 'The True Cost' in London wearing a wool camel coat, all-black belted ensemble and pointy-toed, ankle-strap shoes.

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