What could’ve been
I enjoy Cracked.com for the endless random bits of trivia it provides me. Today’s article introduced me to “The Thief and the Cobbler,” a film I best remember as “that movie that wanted to be Aladdin” that I saw the trailers for as a kid.
It turns out, it wasn’t a ripoff at all, but a 30 year labor of love that was massacred by an antsy studio. This clip shows some of what could have been:
That clip is pure drugs for an animation junkie like me. That kind of fluidity is unseen in hand-drawn animation. Stunning.