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Walt Disney Character Description of Cruella De Vil from "One Hundred and One Dalmatians" (1961)
What can wewe say about Cruella De Vil, probably the finest Disney villain of them all? Well, over the years, people have alisema quite a lot about her, most notably Marc Davis, whose screen creation she was. The reviewers and the public agreed, for once, on a Disney character. As one critic put it:
"The real triumph of the film is Cruella De Vil. She is the most sophisticated of the Disney bad guys."