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Mario Bros: 60's voice cast by mrbill6ishere Mario Bros: 60's voice cast by mrbill6ishere
This is my idea for if the Mario franchise existed in the 60s. Complete with its own TV show. I am only using characters from the late N64 era. I will also include others in a different meme.

Character: Mario
Voice actor: Daws Butler
Why him?: I figured here, a voice modeled after Walker Boone was best. Really, any voice sounding like Ralph Kramden would do, as long as it was Daws.

Character: Luigi
Voice actor: Alan Young
Why him?: Scaredy Smurf is what I could imagine Luigi sounding like.

Character: Princess Peach
Voice actor: June Foray
Why her?: I had thought of casting her under all circumstances. Nuff said.

Character: Toad
Voice actor: Don Messick
Why him?: Think about it. He's the sidekick character.

Character: Yoshi
Voice actor: Howard Morris
Why him?: I simply thought f an actor that I felt could do the job right.

Character: Princess Daisy
Voice actor: Janet Waldo
Why her?: Daisy is presumably younger than Peach. So there's that. Also, Judy Jetson's voice is just fine.

Character: Wario
Voice actor: Paul Frees
Why him?: Paul is just enough for a foreign accent coming from Wario.

Character: Waluigi
Voice actor: Paul Winchell
Why him?: He's basically the Dick Dasterly of the franchise, so... yeah.
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Redtop1995 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2018
I can imagine Wario sounding like Burgermeister Meisterburger. 
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AlanPalgut Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2017
You forgot Mel Blanc as Bowser
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mrbill6ishere Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2017  Student General Artist
Right. But I don't want to go back and change it right now.
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AlanPalgut Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2018
Here's my Mario "cartoon cast" (expanded of course):
Mario – Dawes Butler. To be honest, this is a combination of his two "Honeymooners" impersonations, though Ralph Kramden (prototypical Fred Flintstone) is more prominent than Ed Norton (Yogi Bear).
Luigi/Bowser – Mel Blanc. To set the record straight, Luigi would sound like Bugs Bunny and Bowser like Sylvester without his lisp.
Peach (full run)/Rosalina (1967-1970) – June Foray. There would be no change here for Peach, but Marni Nixon, as usual, "sings" for both characters. The Rosalina "taken over" upon the death of Verna Felton in 1966 follows the "fairy godmother" theme, but more in the Fractured Fairy Tales vein.
Daisy – Janet Waldo. No change.
Yoshi – Howard Morris. I wouldn't change it, but sound effects are provided by Clarence Nash because the video game Yoshi sounds like a very bad Donald Duck impersonation.
Toad – Don Messick. More like BooBoo in my case.
Wario – Paul Frees. A very Italianate Burgermeister Meisterburger.
Waluigi – Paul Winchell. I too had "dastardly plans."
Rosalina (1964-1967) – Verna Felton. Personally I thought of the Fairy Godmother from Cinderella.
Toadsworth – Alan Young (how I'll miss him). Considering Young's nationality (Canadian), I can't think of a good reason why he should use a "British" voice over a "Scottish" one, but oh well.
Donkey Kong – Allan Melvin. This is, of course, taken from Magilla Gorilla.
Goombas/Chargin' Chucks – Candy Candido. Goombas kind of sound like Fidget from The Great Mouse Detective.
Koopa Troopas – Stan Freberg. Red ones are more serious (look for "St. George and the Dragonet," in which Freberg as St. George mocks Sgt. Friday's monotone from Dragnet) than green (like he did for the beaver in Lady and the Tramp).
Hammer Bros. – Jim Backus. Only two ever exist, always sounding like Mr. Howell from Gilligan's Island.
Shy Guys – Bill Thompson. The White Rabbit and Mr. Smee were on my mind at the time.
Lakitu – Harvey Korman. Here it's definitely Gazoo, full tilt.
Bullet Bill – Hans Conried. I wasn't sure whether I wanted Captain Hook or Snidely Whiplash, but I guess both would work.

And here's Mario in a 60's musical:
Mario – Peter Sellers. I didn't know who to pick considering others who could fit the role better, but because he was so good with accents, notably German in Dr. Strangelove and French in the Pink Panther series, he does a pretty good, if sinister, Italian in After the Fox.
Luigi – Dick Van Dyke. To be honest, though, I don't trust his accents because he was awful doing Cockney in Mary Poppins and his German in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was just as bad.
Peach – Julie Andrews. Probably my best choice for Princess Peach, considering that she was in high demand and low supply in the 60's. Taken, of course, from her best-known musical work, Mary Poppins.
Daisy – Sally Anne Howes. Basically one of several substitutes for Julie Andrews in the 60's, she appeared as Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and it is from this character on which she is derived.
Yoshi – Sterling Holloway. It's actually a person in a dinosaur suit, for which Holloway does his Winnie the Pooh voice.
Toad – Anthony Newley. If you've seen the 1967 version of Doctor Dolittle, just imagine Matthew Mugg without being a drunken Irish sot.
Toadsworth – Lionel Jeffries. Of course, I derived this from Grandpa Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
Bowser – Gert Frobe. My original choice was Rex Harrison, but once I realized that this man also played Prof. Henry Higgins and Doctor John Dolittle, he would be too "sophisticated" to play a villain like Bowser, and besides, Gert Frobe played both Baron Bomburst and Goldfinger, so it works.
Wario – Roy Kinnear. The overweight Kinnear would match Wario perfectly, but his voice probably wouldn't, and he sings via Thurl Ravenscroft.
Waluigi – Victor Spinetti. Stick-figure Spinetti would probably match Waluigi easily, but in some cases his singing voice is dubbed by Bill Lee.
Rosalina – Maria Callas. And now I finally get an actual "singer" over an "actor" or "actress." La Divina was not my first choice for Rosalina, but I suppose it's better than nothing.
Color by TECHNICOLOR®
Filmed in PANAVISION®
Director of Photography CHRISTOPHER CHALLIS, B.S.C.
Music and lyrics by JOHN LENNON and PAUL McCARTNEY
Music orchestrated and conducted by GEORGE MARTIN
Screenplay by ROALD DAHL and ALUN OWEN
Produced by WALTER SHENSON
Directed by RICHARD LESTER
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Dairugger Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2017
Alan Reed was Fred Flintstone.
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mrbill6ishere Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2017  Student General Artist
Yeah, but Daws did Fred in the pilot of that show, and he did a Raplh Kramden impression many other times.
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Dairugger Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2017
I did not know he was Fred in the pilot.
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Waluigi333 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2017
Mario is voiced by Daws Butler in a Fred Flintstone-esque voice GRAND DAD confirmed
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mrbill6ishere Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2017  Student General Artist
You saw my other Mario VA memes, I guess.
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