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Nasrudin was a planned animated movie based on an Arabian folklore. The film was to be developed by Richard Williams in the 1960s.


The plot is currently unknown.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. Legal issues kept it from ever happening. The original author's sister (who translated the book) threatened to sue over ownership.
  2. Richard Williams did not think that an animated adaptation for Nasrudin would be appealing towards audiences.
  3. Richard Williams hated the footage


  • The movie was rewritten to become The Thief and the Cobbler.