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Roger Carel ...
Min Li Foo, le blanchisseur chinois / Mathias Bones, le joyeux croque-mort (voice)
Georges Atlas ...
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Lucky Luke (voice)
Jacques Balutin ...
William Dalton (voice)
Xavier Depraz ...
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Jacques Deschamps ...
Bud Bugman, le conducteur de locomotive (voice)
Gisèle Grimm ...
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Michel Elias ...
Plume de serpent, le sorcier indien (voice)
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Jacques Fabbri ...
Thadeus Collins, le directeur de prison (voice)
Gérard Hernandez ...
Jack Dalton (voice)
Henri Labussière ...
L'imprimeur (voice)
Roger Lumont ...
Pancho (voice)
Jacques Legras ...
Augustus Betting, le notaire (voice)
Jacques Morel ...
Sam Game, le prêcheur et tricheur repenti (voice)
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La balada de los Dalton  »

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Lucky Luke dose not sing his trademark "I'm a poor lonesome cowboy" song. However the tune of the song can be heard throughout the movie. See more »

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Featured in René Goscinny: Profession humoriste (1998) See more »

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Dalton's Musical
Music by Claude Bolling
Lyrics by Nicole Croisille
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A fun well made movie
7 February 2016 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is a great animated film that the whole family can enjoy. The First thing you notice is that the film is quite a bit darker than your usual Disney fair. This movie has talk of death , smoking, drinking and satire on religion. It's all played for laughs course.

A good thing with this movie is that if you show it to your kids they'll learn something from it.Lucky Luke almost always use his head and solves his problems with cunning. It teaches children to be smart. The screenwriter Pierre Tchernia was clearly smart when he wrote the film. This is not a stupid movie.

The voice acting( talking about the Swedish dub only have not seen the french original) is great although I think that ans Lindgren(R.I.P.) plays a few too many roles. But it is better than the dubbing of Lucky Luke: Daisy Town where one person played all roles. Which not only is an insult to the movie but also makes it unwatchable in Swedish. The same thing was done in English.

In the end La Ballade des Dalton is a fun well made movie for the whole family that's well worth a watch.


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