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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 and released to movie theaters by Buena Vista Distribution. 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 November 11, 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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  • The Clothes That Make the Characters
    Angelina Jolie as Maleficent. Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby. Edward Norton as Henckels, Saoirse Ronan as Agatha, Tony Revolori as Zero Moustafa, Ralf Fiennes as Monsieur Gustave H. and Tilda Swinton as Madame Celine Desgoffe und Taxis. Read more on this news related to 'Maleficent'
  • Maleficent guide: Cast, writers, soundtrack, plot and review of Oscar contender
    It tells the story of the chilling villain from Disney's classic Cinderella, but will Maleficent walk away with an Oscar? Read more on this news related to 'Maleficent'
  • 'Once Upon a Time' Oscars Promo Teases a Corrupted Hero
    Emma is smirking while she stands alongside the show's three villains, Maleficent, Ursula and Cruella de Vil. Read more on this news related to 'Maleficent'

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