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

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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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25 November 1983 (USA)  »

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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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Connections

Followed by The Smurfs (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

La Ballade De La Gente Dame
("The Ballad Of The Fair Maiden")
(A group of singers entertain the kingdom)
Composed by Michel Legrand
Lyrics by Peyo & Yvan Delporte
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Great movie
5 June 2003 | by (Barcelona, Catalonia) – See all my reviews

Hello from Barcelona. Yes, this is a great movie. The smurfs don't appear until minute 35 or so but never mind. Johan and Pewee characters are lovely and we know they will meet smurfs later so never mind. The film is 74 minutes long, not 89. Michel Legrand songs are really beautiful and brilliant. All children will love this film and many not so children... Smurfs are drawn much better than the terrific Hanna-Barbera cartoon shows. Here they are just smurfs as they must be, not some kind of bad project bad drown and with no gracefulness. We see Peyo WAS in this movie. If you know the book of this film then you must watch this it. I wonder why it doesn't exist on DVD. There are some smurfs official DVD's in France but this movie is not available yet and I don't understand why if this is the only smurf film ever. I think you can find it in USA, UK, France, Germany, Belgium and Netherlands, but always in VHS format. In some countries it is long deleted since lots of years ago but easy to find in eBAY for example. It's nearly impossible to find in Spain 'cause it was only for rent. In Catalonia there are the catalan version which is just adorable. So...we want this movie on DVD today!! And you must watch it right now!! Joan from Barcelona


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