The Thief and the Cobbler

The RRP crew sets out to explore another Arabian night. Will this film steal our hearts, or not even cobble together enough visual interest to make us care. Listen and find out!

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In this Episode:

  • 00:07:17 ROUNDTABLE: We play the TV spot for The Thief and the Cobbler and give an overview of the technical specs of this film
  • 00:12:15 LIKES: The aspects of this animated film that made the nearly 30 years of production worth it.
  • 00:29:57 TRIVIA & SOCIALIZE: Trivia from and feedback on The Thief and the Cobbler from our listeners via Facebook Group, Twitter, and Instagram
  • 00:33:55 DISLIKES: Elements of this film that just seemed cobbled together
  • 01:10:24 FINAL RATING: Tragic (Disputed)
  • 01:16:34 FEEDBACK & ANNOUNCEMENTS: Show announcements, and how to contact us
  • 01:23:32 FIREFLY: Ep. 3 Bushwhacked

🎬 The Thief and the Cobbler Technicals, Cast, and Crew

  • A.K.A Arabian Knight
  • Released: September 23, 1993 in Australia
  • Runs: 1h 30m
  • Rated: G
  • Directed by: Richard Williams
  • Written by: Richard Williams, Margaret French, Parker Bennett
  • With the lead voice-stars being: Vincint Price, Matthew Broderick, and Jennifer Beals
  • And Music composed by: David Burman, David Cullen, Robert Folk, Peter Shade
  • Because of the history and conflicting reports, The Thief and the Cobbler was made somewhere between $30 Million and $60 Million and earned only almost $700,000 at the box office.