The Mystery Card Game Caper. The thief, voiced by Jonathan Winters, spoke about everything he could see and thought that he was in the real world of the present day by speaking present day references “Nobody lives like this except college kids. There’s barely a story here, and it takes forever to get going. Soon, I’ll watch the Recobbled Cut and see how it should’ve been. Every tiny detail had to be just right, and if it wasn’t, he’d have entire sequences re-animated. The biggest problem is that people have found the cut content and the unfinished content and even some of the storyboards to finish the movie BUT it is still unfinished. It would have been a classic, but perfection was wanted to the point where it was destroyed.
Not only did Tack found what appears to be the girl of his dreams. And let me tell you, the animation is so breathtaking, so unbelievable, so lovingly, so imaginative, it’s no wonder why it took 26 years to make. And that’s right; Phido and the other animals could actually thought-talk as well. I gather that this version is much the same, but not entirely; and that Australian and, for some reason, South African audiences got to see a bit more footage than everyone else. The story was a bit of a muddle, and the action didn’t really take off until The Thief unintentionally causes trouble for the Golden City, removing the Golden Balls that protect the city from its minaret. Apparently, Williams was so charmed by all the vignettes that he thought up mostly to do with the Thief bumbling around and making an ass of himself , he didn’t want to leave any of them out. And sure, it’s got some great animation in it, but..
Yeah the story is a gigantic mess and the pacing is really bad, but it’s the most ambitious movie ever not made. The Mistress of the Dark!
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It is worth a rental just to see what remains of the original, Williams produced animation. Well, here we go. In the early s, animator Richard Williams started working on a truly epic animated film that would take its inspiration from the classic tales of the Arabian Nights. They have some of the flat out laziest lyrics I have ever heard. The resulting film was released in a few different edits.
Finally, Vincent Price’s voice performance is excellent and it was one of his last. Nailwraps 8 May Sign in to vote. But people have never seen his masterpiece.
I wound up re-editing the whole damn movie twice! Even though the Mark 4 is still an incomplete version of the film, it is still a version watcu be appreciated particularly as animation addicts. It hurt me to watch it. I could write better lyrics. However, that doesn’t mean we have to watcy anti-Disney. It deserves more recognition and it’s a great learning exercise for animators.
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His Animation Masterclasses were huge events, always sold out. Years passed when he created his finest achievement in “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”‘s animation. I was surprised that I’d never heard of it before, and the credits went by too quickly to find out who made it.
But seeing one after the other So about the released versions? The animation is ridiculous — in a great way! We’re trying to see every movie Price recovbled made. God, I really hope Disney does restore this film some day.
The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut Mark 4
Miramax picked up Fred’s edit, called it “Arabian Knight” and ruined it. The Miramax version is much worse because they added constant narration and voices to characters who were intended to be silent. Zig-zag is the inspiration for the Genie and Jafar who can say anything in rhymes and is voiced by Vincent Price.
Annoying characters, bland as hell songs, and constant added in humor.
The biggest problem is that people have found the cut content and the unfinished content and even te of the storyboards to finish the movie BUT it is still unfinished.
If it was finished by the original dudes who put their life’s work into. Fantasy Films In the early s, animator Richard Williams started recobled on a truly epic animated film that would take its inspiration from the classic tales of the Arabian Nights.
I have seen WB’s licensing trailer and, despite my liking for the ruined edits, support those who wish to see the movie the way it was meant to be.
It was raped and thrown in the ocean with cinder blocks to its feet. Share Tweet Email 0. The Thief and the Cobbler: Like, finished product cut with cells from earlier in the production cycle.
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They do keep the original Vincent Price voice. Revobbled happened to the movie was awful, but the remaining animation shines through, greatly. It’s yet to get a better DVD release.
A great work, by one of the great masters, and please Miramax, your version sucks, so let’s see the original sometime soon, ok? I kinda want this for other animated movies. I actually found myself interested in the movie and I thought the animation was superb and extremely advanced.
Anyway, the thief gets the balls, and then, the balls were dropped, as ZigZag gets the balls so he can give them to the one eye. Disco Beaver from Outer Space.