The Black Cobwebs
Directed by James Phillipson
Produced by Alex Lovy
Alex Scott
Don Jurwich
Dan Thompson
Story by Vance Gerry
John Musker
Ron Clements
Glen Keane
Virgil Geopper
James Rogers
George Get
Joe Grant
Phil Young
Warren Greenwood
Keith Tucker
Boyd Kirkland
Frank Paur
Hank Tucker
Peter Alvarado
Robert Taylor
Ralph Baskhi
Glen Lovett
Keith Scoble
Andy Roper
Starring Howie Mandel
Russi Taylor
Dave Coulier
George Cole
Jonathan Freeman
Gilbert Gottfried
Peter Ustinov
Caroll Spinney
Jim Henson
Frank Oz
Jerry Nelson
Dave Goelz
Richard Hunt
Steve Whitmire
Neil Ross
Michael Bell
Alan Oppenheimer
John Stephenson
Music by Randy Edelman
Editing by Thomas Scott
John O. Young
Jack Bachom
Studio Beauty and the Beast Animation Studios
Michael Shires
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Running time 83 Minutes
Language English
The Black Cobwebs is a 1985 American animated dark fantasy musical adventure film produced by Beauty and the Beast Animation Studios and released by Michael Shires Pictures.

Voice Cast:


  • Jonathan Freeman says the voice of The Horror King is a mix of Boris Karloff and Vincent Price.
  • This was the second Shires with live-action and animation.
  • The first Shires animated theatrical feature to receive a R rating.


  • The film was released on November 8, 1985.