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  • harmful or evil in intent or effect

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Maleficent Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Sleeping Beauty (1959) is an American animated movie produced by Walt Disney Productions. It is based on the 1697 fairy tale "The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood" by Charles Perrault. The movie was directed by Les Clark, Eric Larson, and Wolfgang Reitherman, under the supervision of Clyde Geronimi. Additional story work was provided by Joe Rinaldi, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Ted Sears, Ralph Wright, and Milt Banta.

The movie's musical score and songs are arrangements or adaptations of material from the 1890 Sleeping Beauty ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Buena Vista Distribution released the movie to theaters on January 29, 1959. It was the first animated movie to be photographed in the Technirama widescreen process. The movie was presented in Super Technirama 70 and 6-channel stereophonic sound in first-run engagements.

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  • On the Set of Once Upon a Time: Maleficent's Getting a Makeover!
    When Maleficent (Kristin Bauer van Straten) returns toOnce Upon a Time, she's going to look even more wicked! Read more on this news related to 'Maleficent'
  • 'Guardians', 'Maleficent' drive Disney's revenue higher
    "Guardians," which was released in July, and "Maleficent," starring Angelina Jolie as a black-robed villain, helped drive almost 18 percent growth in Disney's movie studio unit. Disney's shares were off 1.8 percent at $90.35 in extended-trading, after closing at a record high of $92 on Thursday. "Maleficent" brings back one of Read more on this news related to 'Maleficent'
  • ZADZOOKS: Maleficent review (Blu-ray)
    Sleeping Beauty's primary nemesis starred in a live-action movie earlier this year, brought to life with the celebrity firepower of Angelina Jolie. Now available in the Blu-ray format, Maleficent (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, Rated PG, $36.99) explores the origins of one of Disney's most cherished villains. It appears the ... Read more on this news related to 'Maleficent'

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