The Pied Piper Poster

Release Date: August 21st, 1950

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
While on holiday in the south of France, an English curmudgeon named John Sidney Howard (Monty Woolley) winds up in serious trouble when he finds himself behind enemy lines with Nazis occupying large portions of the country. Howard, who dislikes children, reluctantly agrees to help a couple get their two, Ronnie (Roddy McDowall) and Sheila (Peggy Ann Garner), safely back to England. As Howard returns home, he picks up more kids and tries to stay a step ahead of the Nazis.

Cast: Monty Woolley, Roddy McDowall, Otto Preminger, Anne Baxter, J. Carrol Naish, Lester Matthews, Jill Esmond, Ferike Boros

Director: Irving Pichel

Genres: Drama

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Gripping, Rescue, 1940s, London, Moving, Sacrifice, Pursuit


Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Nominated Actor
Nominated Outstanding Motion Picture