The Pied Piper of Hamelin
1957, regia di Bretaigne Windust
Scheda: Nazione: USA - Produzione: DuMont Television Network - Distribuzione: Crest, K. Gordon Murray Productions, Kartes Video, Media Home Entertainment, National Broadcasting Company, Reel Media International - Soggetto: dal poema di Robert Browning e dalla favola dei fratelli Grimm - Sceneggiatura: Hal Stanley, Irving Taylor - Fotografia: William E. Snyder - Montaggio: Norman A. Cerf, Floyd Knudtson - Scenografia: G.W. Berntsen - Costumi: Monty M. Berman - Musiche: da Edvard Grieg - Effetti speciali: Irving Block, Louis DeWitt, Jack Rabin - Formato: Technicolor - Durata: 89'.
Cast: Van Johnson, Claude Rains, Lori Nelson, Jim Backus, Kay Starr, Doodles Weaver, Stanley Adams, Oliver Blake, Rene Kroper, Carl Benton.
Plot Summary, Synopsis, Review: IMDb - entertainment.msn.com - movies2.nytimes.com - rottentomatoes.com - movies.yahoo.com - filmvalues.com - kgordonmurray.com: «The year is 1376. In Brunswick County, near famous Hanover City, lies a lovely little village called by the name of Hamelin, next to the great Weser river. One day, on the outskirts of Hamelin, a mysterious stranger slithers down a large oak tree, and lands in a clearing. He is the Pied Piper. A young boy, Paul, watches from behind the bushes, as the Piper creates rainbows, makes flowers grow out of dirt, and manifests fruit from barren trees with the wonderful tunes he plays on a magic flute! The Piper spins about in the clearing, and disappears into thin air. Paul, who walks with a cane, ambles towards town, to tell his adult friend Truson about the Piper. What is most amazing, John tells his pal, is that the Piper even looks like Truson! ...».