Cancelled Movies. Wiki

In 1941, after hearing the success of Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Universal's first animation studio Walter Lantz Productions was given $750,000 to produce their first feature film called Aladdin and His Lamp, which was based on the famous tales of Aladdin. It was set to star the voices of comedy duo Abbott and Costello, and Frank Churchill was set to compose the musical score.


The plot would be same as the story.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. Walter Lantz cancelled the project in light of the cut-off of the overseas market and
  2. The Fleischer Studios' film Mr. Bug Goes to Town failed at the box office.


  • Disney made Aladdin in 1992 and was a critical and commercial success.
  • Universal's version was permanently cancelled.