Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Voices of the Spaghetti Western ~ “Chato’s Land”

 As we know most of the Euro-westerns were co-productions from Italy, Spain, Germany and France which incorporated British and American actors to gain a worldwide audience. The films were shot silent and then dubbed into the various languages where they were sold for distribution. That means Italian, Spanish, German, French and English voice actors were hired to dub the films. Even actors from the countries where the film was to be shown were often dubbed by voice actors for various reasons such as the actors were already busy making another film, they wanted to paid additional salaries for dubbing their voices, the actor’s voice didn’t fit the character they were playing, accidents to the actors and in some cases even death before the film could be dubbed.

I’ll list a Euro-western and the (I) Italian, (S) Spanish, (G) German and (F) French, (E) English voices that I can find and once in a while a bio on a specific voice actor as in Europe these actors are as well-known as the actors they voiced.







Today we’ll cover - “Chato’s Land”

[(I) Italian, (S) Spanish, (G) German, (F) French, (E) English]


Pardon Chato – Charles Bronson (I) Dario Penne, (S) Arsenio Corsellas, Michael Chevalier, (F) Henry Djanik

Cpt. Quincy Whitmore – Jack Palance (I) Sergio Rossi, (S) Felipe Peña, Siegfried Schürenberg, (F) Michel Gatineau

Joshua Everette – James Whitmore (I) Mario Milita, (S) Pepe Mediavilla, Franz Nicklisch, (F) Claude Dauphin

Jubal Hooker – Simon Oakland (I) Mario Bardella, (S) Joaquín Díaz, (G) Martin Hirthe, (F) Henry Djanik

Elias Hooker – Ralph Waite (I) Stefano Satta Flores, (S) Constantion Romero, (G) Gerd Holtenau, (F) Sady Rebbot

Earl Hooker – Richard Jordan (I) Renato Izzo, (S) Antonio García Moral, (G) Claus Jurichs (F) Jacques Richard

Martin Hall – Victor French (I) Renato Mori, (S) Carlos Ronda, (G) Heinz Theo Branding, (F) ?

Nye Buell – Richard Basehart (I) Antonio Guidi, (S) Jose Maria Angelat, (G) Wolfgang Völz, (F) Claude Joseph









Dario Penne  (1938 -    )

Dario Penne was born in Trieste, Friuli Venezia Giulia Penne was an actor and voice dubber. One of the roles he is best known for is Bender Bending Rodríguez in the Italian-Language version of Futurama. He also dubbed Emmett "Doc" Brown in Back to the Future Part II and Back to the Future Part III, replacing Ferruccio Amendola. Among the most popular actors he dubs includes Michael Caine, Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Lloyd, Tommy Lee Jones and Ben Kingsley.[2]

His most other popular dubbing roles include Agent K in the Men in Black movies, Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Alfred Pennyworth in the Dark Knight trilogy films and Sentinel Prime in Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

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