The Pied Piper of Hamelin (TV 1957) Movie : Fantasy : English http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050842/Plot: 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... Cast: Van Johnson as Pied Piper / Truson Claude Rains as Mayor of Hamelin Lori Nelson as Mara Jim Backus as King's Emissary Kay Starr as John's Mother
FREE MOVIES AND TV SHOWS! We strive for the highest resolutions for our shows and also post each show in a variety of formats to help any potential compatibility issues. We also try to add new content at least once a day, so check back often! This channel is fully compatible with several media centers such as TVersity (via Video RSS) as well as the WDTV Live, Roku and Boxee units. Its our goal to have the best of the classic public domain media available to you for free. We love movies and these classics as much as you, and its our great pleasure to make watching or downloading them as enjoyable as possible for our viewers. Thanks for watching!