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The Smurfs and the Magic Flute (1976)

La flûte à six schtroumpfs (original title)
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 Georges Atlas ... Sénéchal (voice)
Jacques Balutin Jacques Balutin ... Le buveur (voice)
Angelo Bardi Angelo Bardi ... Le marchand (voice) (as Angélo Bardi)
Jacques Ciron Jacques Ciron ... Le visiteur (voice)
William Coryn William Coryn ... Johan (voice)
Henri Crémieux ... Homnibus (voice) (as Henri Cremieux)
Roger Crouzet Roger Crouzet ... Schtroumpf #2 (voice)
Jacques Dynam ... Mortaille (voice)
Michel Elias Michel Elias ... Le grand Schtroumpf (voice)
Ginette Garcin ... Dame Barde (voice)
Henri Labussière Henri Labussière ... Le pêcheur (voice) (as Henri Labussiere)
Jacques Marin ... Schtroumpf-Fête (voice)
Albert Médina Albert Médina ... Torchesac (voice) (as Albert Medina)
Michel Modo ... Pirlouit (voice)
Georges Pradez 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}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You're in for a 'SMURFING' GOOD TIME... with those little blue people you love! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

25 November 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Flauta dos 6 Schtroumpfs See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,180,582, 25 November 1983, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$11,234,220

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,000,000
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film was produced under an unusual circumstance: Dupuis Publishing (the publishers of "The Smurfs" comics) produced their own Smurfs animated shorts in the early 1960s under TVA Dupuis, their own animation division. TVA Dupuis wanted to do an original Smurfs animated feature, but at the time, they could only do short cartoons, and was not in capacity of doing a feature-length project, so they approached the animation studio Belvision, owned by Dupuis' rival Le Lombard (the publishers of Hergé's "Tintin," which Belvision adapted into animated TV shows/theatrical movies) to co-produce this film. See more »

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[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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Composed by Michel Legrand
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The pre-Hanna-Barbara Smurfs
8 March 2007 | by Hailey-7See 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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