The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1957)

The Pied Piper of Hamelin


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The Pied Piper of Hamelin was originally filmed as a television special, then released theatrically outside the United States. The story is the familiar one: the town of Hamelin, plagued by rats, hires a mysterious piper (Van Johnson) to rid the town of rodents. The piper does so, on the promise that he'll be paid a handsome fee. But the duplicitous burgomeister (Claude Rains), on the advice of his Laurel-and-Hardy council (Doodles Weaver and Stanley Adams), reneges on his promise. In revenge, … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Television, Kids & Family, Musical & Performing Arts, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Written By: Irving Taylor
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as Pied Piper/Truson

as Mayor of Hamelin

as John's Mother

as King's Emissary

as Second Counselor

as Leading Citizen

as First Counselor
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Super gay in a fun way! I can't take all the flute playing though.

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