World's Greatest Criminal - The Great Mouse Detective
Devilish Ratigan shows off his massive ego when he launches into this catchy number, headlined by none other than… Vincent Price?! Yes, continuing his string of voice over work, which started in 1971’s Here Comes Peter Cottontail, Price takes center stage for this villainous ditty. “World’s Greatest Criminal” was written by debut composer Henry Mancini and was originally far darker than the version we heard. Mancini originally elaborated on the “London Bridge Job,” which had Price singing about throwing mice into the Thames and <horrified> shooting all that tried to escape!?