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The Thief and the Cobbler

Release date: June 30, 1994
Directed by: Richard Williams
Written by: Richard Williams
Produced by: Imogen Sutton, Richard Williams
Running time: 72 minutes

When Tack upsets Zigzag the Vizier, the wizard drags him off to the royal castle, where Princess Yum Yum falls for the bashful boy and saves him from execution. Unfortunately, Zigzag plans to marry the princess in order to succeed her father, King Nod. The Thief, meanwhile, is more interested in gold than love and takes off with the protective orbs topping the palace. Together Tack and Yum Yum attempt to retrieve them in order to prevent Zigzag and the One-Eye army from conquering the city. "The Thief and the Cobbler" was released in the United States as "Arabian Knights".

Cast & Characters

Sean Connery (Tack the Cobbler), Jonathan Winters (The Thief), Vincent Price (ZigZag), Eric Bogosian (Phido the Vulture), Jennifer Beals (Princess YumYum), Toni Collette (Nurse / Mad Holy Old Witch), Matthew Broderick (Tack the Cobbler), Miriam Margolyes (Maiden from Mombassa), Joss Ackland (Brigand)