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The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1918)

Der Rattenfänger von Hameln (original title)
A traveler comes into a town overrun with rats and vermin. He promises to free the place of the pests and names his price. When the townspeople refuse to pay him after he has done what he ... See full summary »

Director:

Paul Wegener

Writer:

Paul Wegener

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Cast

Cast overview:
Paul Wegener ... Freemder Spielmann
Lyda Salmonova ... Ursula
Clemens Kaufung Clemens Kaufung ... Schinderknecht
Wilhelm Diegelmann ... Bürgermeister
Frida Richard Frida Richard
Elsa Wagner Elsa Wagner ... Weib des Bürgermeister
Armin Schweizer Armin Schweizer ... Magerer Ratsherr
Jakob Tiedtke ... Ratsapotheker
Märte Rassow Märte Rassow ... Märte
Hans Stürm Hans Stürm ... Henker
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A traveler comes into a town overrun with rats and vermin. He promises to free the place of the pests and names his price. When the townspeople refuse to pay him after he has done what he promised, he plays his tune again with consequences.

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Country:

Germany

Release Date:

28 December 1918 (Denmark) See more »

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin See more »

Filming Locations:

Bautzen, Saxony, Germany See more »

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Silent
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