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Pied Piper of Hamelin, The (1957)  link to Pied Piper of Hamelin, The on IMDb  

Number: 2890

poster Pied Piper of Hamelin, The

IMDb Rating:
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5.8/10 (435 votes)

Country: USA, 89 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Fantasy, Family, Musical

Director(s): Bretaigne Windust

Video Codec: Unknown

The singing, rhyming citizens of Hamelin hope to win a competition with rival towns for royal recognition. To this end, the mayor outlaws play (which is a bit hard on the children) and refuses to help a rival town when it's flooded. But rats (seen only as shadows), fleeing the flood, invade Hamelin in droves; a magical piper, whose music only children (and rats) can hear, strikes a bargain...which, once the rats are gone, the Mayor and council renege on, to their subsequent regret.

Tagline: Now! a giant color spectacle! from the pages of the immortal classics comes this famous story!..


photo Van Johnson Van Johnson Pied Piper
photo Claude Rains Claude Rains Mayor of Hamelin
photo Lori Nelson Lori Nelson Mara
photo Stanley Adams Stanley Adams Second Counselor
photo Doodles Weaver Doodles Weaver First Counselor

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3