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The Thief and the Cobbler (The Princess and the Cobbler) (1993)

The Thief and the Cobbler
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Vincent Price Vincent Price
Bobbi Page Bobbi Page
Princess YumYum
Steve Lively Steve Lively
Tack the Cobbler
Ed E. Carroll Ed E. Carroll
The Thief
Clive Revill Clive Revill
King Nod
Joan Sims Joan Sims
Mad and Holy Old Witch
Kevin Dorsey Kevin Dorsey
Mighty One-Eye

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Richard Williams Richard Williams
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Margaret French Margaret French


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Probably the best animated film ever made!

7 years, 1 month ago at Mar 17 18:04
4 votes
The Thief and the Cobbler, created by the animator responsible for Roger Rabbit and the Pink Panther, was a beautiful film. That is, if it ever were completed properly. The film is probably the big inspiration for Disney's Aladdin, which was just as great. The animation is so brilliant, not even the likes of Disney or Don Bluth could top it. It's a film you'd have to feel bad for, since it took up... read more


4 years, 12 months ago at Apr 27 6:38
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I just re-discovered this lost classic (kudos), and what a wonderful reminiscent trip it was. Each frame was animated by hand with painstaking attention paid to every detail. The style is very distinct, feeling like a mix between modern animations and ancient Persian illustrations. This lends a sort of mature vibe to the whole film, which was Richard Williams’ intent. The Cobbler, who is the mai... read more
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Release date: 25 August 1995
UPC: 786936276954
Tags: Animation (5), 1990s (3), Adventure (3), Fantasy (3), 1993 (2), Family (2), Betrayal (2), Medieval (2), Animated (2), 72 Min (1), Cartoon (1), (1)
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"The Recobbled Cut, most obviously. This film is a great example of executive meddling gone horribly wrong. Changing it from a supposed masterpiece by the great animator that brought you Who Framed Roger Rabbit to a shameful Disney knockoff is such an inexcusable disgrace. It definitely deserves a proper restoration treatment. Hopefully, it will in the future, as it's better late than never."

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"Okay guys, gotta clarify. I watched the Recobbled cut, and it's wonderful. I mean, just look at this animation sequence!! "

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