The Pied Piper (1942) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Irving Pichel and produced by Nunnally Johnson.
Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Monty Woolley||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Edward Cronjager||Nominated|
|Best Picture||20th Century-Fox||Nominated|
The Pied Piper (1985)By Bennett O'Brian on Jul 12, 2014 From Pretty Clever Films
The Pied Piper is one of the most famous stories in all European folklore, however the genesis of the character cannot be precisely placed. It is likely the Piper became?an embodiment?of infectious disease, particularly the Black Death which devastated populations across Europe during the 14th Centu... Read full article
The Magnificent Ambersons & The Pied Piper (Double Missing)By Alyson on May 25, 2010 From The Best Picture Project
You know I hate to admit defeat, but I’ve been looking for these two for months; no dice.? As always, I’ll keep looking and if you have any suggestions, they’re always appreciated.? Here’s to swimmin’ with bow legged women.... Read full article
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The original fairy tale was based on the disappearance of the children of the Dutch - not German - village of Hamelin. Although at the time they were thought to have vanished magically, it is now believed that the children left to join one of the Children's Crusades and were taken into slavery.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on August 16, 1943 with Monty Woolley and Roddy McDowall reprising their film roles.
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