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The Smurfs and the Magic Flute (1976)
"La flûte à six schtroumpfs" (original title)

G  |   |  Animation, Family, Fantasy  |  25 November 1983 (USA)
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A villain named McCreep steals the Smurfs' magic flute, an instrument that makes people dance wildly, and uses it to rob them. The Smurf King sends out Peewit to track down the thief and retrieve the flute.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Georges Atlas ...
Sénéchal (voice)
Jacques Balutin ...
Le buveur (voice)
Angelo Bardi ...
Le marchand (voice)
Jacques Ciron ...
Le visiteur (voice)
William Coryn ...
Johan (voice)
Henri Crémieux ...
Homnibus (voice)
Roger Crouzet ...
Schtroumpf #2 (voice)
Jacques Dynam ...
Mortaille (voice)
Michel Elias ...
Ginette Garcin ...
Dame Barde (voice)
Henri Labussière ...
Le pêcheur (voice)
Jacques Marin ...
Albert Médina ...
Torchesac (voice)
Michel Modo ...
Pirlouit (voice)
Georges Pradez ...
Le roi (voice)
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Storyline

A villain named McCreep steals the Smurfs' magic flute, an instrument that makes people dance wildly, and uses it to rob them. The Smurf King sends out Peewit to track down the thief and retrieve the flute. Now Johan and Pirlouit must get it back at all costs, so they head to the magical kingdom of Smurfs to ask for their help. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Trivia

A few years before the US English dub of this film, another English dub was done in the UK. In both dubs, (Sir) Johan was called "(Sir) John" (the Anglicized version of Johan). In the UK dub, Peewit ("Pirlouit" in Belgium; his English name is pronounced "Pee-Wee") was renamed "William," possibly for localization reasons. The villain Torchesac (called Oilycreep" in the translated English version of the comics) is called "Matthew Oily-Creep" in the UK, and "Matthew McCreep" in the US. His associate, Mortaille, whose name in the English-translated comics is "Lord Mumford," retains this name in the UK dub, and is renamed "Earl Flatbroke" in the US dub. The wizard Homnibus is mentioned by name in the UK dub, but remains nameless in the US dub, being called simply "the wizard." See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: Once upon a time... wait a minute! This isn't just another once upon a time story. This story doesn't follow the book at all. It all began in a kingdom a long time ago in the middle ages. By decree of the good king, the kingdom was having a great celebration.
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La Fête
("The Festival")
(Instrumental - The Smurfs' celebration party)
Composed by Michel Legrand
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The pre-Hanna-Barbara Smurfs
8 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Most of us, remember "The Smurfs" as the Hanna-Barbara show from the 80s, right? Well, this isn't the Smurfs you grew up with. This movie was released in Belgium before anyone in the US knew what they were and later dubbed into English in 1983 to appease the masses yearning for those little blues freaks of nature. Well in the movie, Johan, a young knight and his annoying dwarf sidekick Peewee find a magic flute and a bad guy (not Gargamel!) steals it or something and they have to find it or something, they learn that the flute was made by the Smurfs, who live in an dimension or something so they drop acid or what and go to this other dimension. They meet the Smurfs, well more or less Papa Smurf and his crew. There's no Smurfette, no Baby, no Smurflings etc and they all sing and speak in unison. Hefty doesn't and have a tattoo and Brainy can't shut up. Johan and PeeWee explains to Papa what happened, and the Smurfs have to cut down another tree and make another flute to help Johan and PeeWee. I don't really what happens next all I remember is it end with Pee Wee throwing a hissy fit or something. Any way the Smurfs don't appear until like an hour in the movie, so it's kind of boring, mostly!


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