The Pied Piper (1942 film)

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The Pied Piper
Pied piper 2.jpg
original movie poster
Directed by Irving Pichel
Produced by Nunnally Johnson
Written by Nunnally Johnson
Starring Monty Woolley
Roddy McDowall
Anne Baxter
Music by Alfred Newman
Cinematography Edward Cronjager
Distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox
Release date(s)
  • August 21, 1942 (1942-08-21)
Running time 87 min.
Country United States
Language English

The Pied Piper is a 1942 film in which an Englishman on vacation in France is caught up in the German invasion of that country, and finds himself taking an ever-growing group of children to safety. It stars Monty Woolley, Roddy McDowall and Anne Baxter. The movie was adapted by Nunnally Johnson from the novel of the same name by Nevil Shute. It was directed by Irving Pichel.

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Monty Woolley), Best Cinematography, Black-and-White and Best Picture.

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