Disney Villains Series 4
“You poor, simple fools; thinking you could defeat me! ME! The mistress of all evil!” ―Maleficent to the Three Good Fairies
Disney classic films were created with live animation, meaning drawings were created from cast members acting out scenes so the artists could create their cels and story boards.
For Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, Disney needed a little help with the creation of their villain, Maleficent. The U.S. Army stepped in to assist! The U.S. Army supplied training videos and demonstrated flame throwers for the animators to create the dragon, fire production and sound effects.
Maleficent is an evil fairy and the villain of Disney’s 1959 animated feature film, Sleeping Beauty.
Maleficent, the mistress of all evil, was originally voiced by Eleanor Audley. This cast member also did the voice of Lady Tremaine from Cinderella.
Wotso Videos has an awesome overview of Maleficent.