G | | Animation, Action, Adventure
When Tack upsets ZigZag the Vizier, the wizard drags him off to the royal castle, where Princess YumYum falls for the bashful boy and saves him from execution. Unfortunately, ZigZag plans ... See full summary »
Vincent Price originally recorded his dialogue from 1967 to 1973. Richard Williams recorded further dialogue with Price for the 1990 production, but Price's age and illness meant some lines remained unfinished.
Phido the Vulture:
I'm so hungry I could eat a vegetarian.
During the song sequence in the desert scenes, it is said they are all illiterate, but earlier they were seen reading.
The end credits of the South African/Australian prints of "The Princess and the Cobbler" show scenes from the movie that were scrapped from the edited versions, including the Thief narrowly avoiding getting his arms chopped off, behind the credits. However, the prints of "Arabian Knight" only use a black background behind the credits.
In the Miramax version, two notable characters are cut as part of the roles for various objectionable reasons: (1) The Mighty One-Eye's slave women are cut out as main characters due to Miramax viewed them as sex slaves, referring to the part where he uses them as furniture. This explains the part where One-Eye was killed by his female slaves is dropped due to the slave women took revenge on One-Eye for sexual assault. (2) The Wise, Old Witch was cut out as the main character due to the part where she was turning on the steam as she smokes from the lamps before she is in ghost form is depicted that of suicide by smoking.
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