It marks the third album of his childrens music, after the for little ones portion of a gift from a flower to a garden and h. A unique take on the story of the pied piper with a surprisingly big name cast. The pied piper 1972 to take medicine from a jew, my lord, is to enter into a contract with lucifer. The great jacques demy the umbrellas of cherbourg directed this masterful retelling of the classic childrens tale. Miss tatlocks millions 1948 john lund, wanda hendrix, monty wooley, ilka chase, robert stack duration. The pied piper 1972 ganzer film deutsch hd filme online. When paramount first released the pied piper in 1972, its theatrical run was very. The pied piper is a 1972 british film directed by jacques demy and starring jack wild, donald pleasence, and john hurt and featuring donovan and diana dors. 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 evergrowing group of children to safety. Overview of the pied piper, 1972, directed by jacques demy, with keith buckley, patsy puttnam, arthur hewlett, at turner classic movies. He wants her dowry to pay his army while his father taxes the people to build a cathedral he thinks will save his soul. By comparison to his french films, the pied piper is.
The pied piper is a 1972 british film directed by jacques demy and starring jack wild, donald pleasence and john. A local apothecary whos a jew seeks a treatment for the plague. First, i would like to say that this movie has a rating of g and this movie may be a bit offputting for younger children there is a scene where rats have eaten the faces off some people in a cottage and a burning not graphic at the stake. But the important thing about this movie, is that is really a great retelling of the pied piper. He is the son of brian jones of the rolling stones. In 49, while the black plague threatens germany, the town of hamelin hires a wandering pied piper donovan to lure rats away with his magic pipe, but then refuses to pay for his services, causing him to lure the towns children away. I would say that peau dane is a movie for children that can appeal to adults,and the pied piper a movie for grown ups which can appeal to children. Filmed version of the 14th century legend from hamelin, it is the story of the minstrel who leads the rats out of hamelin, but then leads its children away when the politicians fail to keep a promise. Though the story is a familiar one, this 1972 pied piper is not a kiddie movie. Several animated films were based on brownings poem and the old story, among them, a blackandwhite silent cartoon by animator walter lantz, which was released in 1924. The pied piper is a 1972 british film directed by jacques demy and starring jack wild, donald pleasence and john hurt and featuring donovan and diana dors.
Im not such a big fan of his and i really wish i could share this movie with my 3rd grader daughter who has joined both choir and drama this year. Overwhelmed by rats, a medieval town hires a magical piper who can rid the town of the pest in exchange for gold but the crooked mayor has no intention of honoring the deal. The pied piper 1972 fantastic movie musings and ramblings. The pied piper eschews the romanticism of robert brownings poem and returns to the grim grimm brothers source. Later, lisa is given a handpainted miniature portrait of herself by meliuss crippled apprentice gavin, an artistically inclined youth who has long been in. Donovan actually isnt bad and his songs are catchy. Pop singer donovan plays the 14th century piper hired by a duplicitous burgomaster donald pleasence to rid the town of hamelin of its rats. The music wasnt bad, but not up to scratch with demys collaborations with michel legrand. The pied piper of hamelin 1957 full movie musical family movies pied piper. A dark yet sometimes droll and allegoric mix of fantasy, horror, religion and.
The story of the pied piper has appeared on film with the tv movie the pied piper of hamelin 1957 starring van johnson and the czech animated film the pied piper 1986, while more recently there was the south korean the piper 2015, which placed an emphasis on the horror element. The pied piper 1972 vintage original movie poster u. A curious and fascinating take on the familiar legend, jacques demys the pied piper is darkly pessimistic and not really for children. With great music and spectacular costumes and sets, the pied piper is a fascinating take on a familiar legend. The pied piper 1972 stream deutsch, the pied piper 1972 online anschauen, the pied piper 1972 kostenlos online sehen. The pied piper, who, along with the gypsies, has been denied entrance into the city, is now allowed inside to play for her and she makes a miraculous recovery. The pied piper 1972 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. The pied piper is a typical flagflaunting wwii propaganda film disguised as a fictional escape narrative. The pied piper is a film directed by jacques demy with donovan, donald pleasence, diana dors, john hurt, year. Persistent entertainment executive aaron cruze will spearhead the development of. Pop singer donovan plays the 14th century piper hired by a duplicitous burgomaster. Uk usa in the year 49, a traveling troupe of players picks up a musician and takes him to the city of hamelin, where the villagers are engaged.
The pied piper pops in and out of the town working his magic, singing for kids or helping hurts young bridetobe get over a fever. It is loosely based on the legend of the pied piper. Let the pied piper take you back a few decades and get caught up in the greed, revenge and illness of this spectacular tale. The piper does what hes asked, but is denied the payment promised him. It just seems that demys later work lacks a lot of the lasting visual flair and magic that his earlier work has. It wasnt by any means poorly filmed, but like the model shop, demys other previous film made outside of france, it simply lacked his usual flare for lush and lavish visuals. With keith buckley, patsy puttnam, arthur hewlett, paul hennen. Synopsis for this movie has been provided by the movie database.
With a cast including peggy ann garner, monty woolley, otto preminger, anne baxter, and roddy mcdowall one expects superior acting, at least, but such is not the case here. The pied piper 1972 article 3031 by dave sindelar viewing date. It stars monty woolley, roddy mcdowall and anne baxter. I fell in love with his movies the first time i saw the umbrellas of cherbourg, one of my favorite movies of all time. Donovan, john hurt, donald pleasence, diana dors, jack wild, roy kinnear, jacques demy. The pied piper 1972 plot summary 2 in 49, while the black plague threatens germany, the town of hamelin hires a wandering pied piper donovan to lure rats away with his magic pipe, but then refuses to pay for his services, causing him to lure the towns children away. One slightly lesser known film adaptation of the story would be the 1972 film, the pied piper, directed by french filmmaker jacques demy. Ive looked everywhere for his pied piper and have not been able to find it. The famous sequence where he leads all the plague rats out of the town is in the movie and is creepy as shit. Pied piper is the twentieth studio album 25th overall, by scottish singersongwriter donovan. Gone is the directors fondness for extraordinarily bright color schemes, replaced with a palette that seems to have been dropped in the mud and trampled upon.
Director jacques demys depiction of the 14th century as a muddy. One slightly lesser known film adaptation of the story would be the 1972 film, the pied piper, directed by french filmmaker jacques demy, best known for the musical the umbrellas of cherbourg. In the morning, the plague, the jews trial, and the pipers revenge come at once. The pied piper,like peau dane which was released the year before, is a fairy tale,but the mood is drastically different. I have been trying to find a copy of jacques demys the pied piper for ages. I can probably play the ogg vorbis or mpegmp2 version on the laptop if either is complete. Van johnson starred as the piper in nbc studios adaptation. The pied piper 1972 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The story of the pied piper who gets rid of the town of hamelins rats, reveals a gripping story of evil in the middleages, a time when millions of people across europe died of the plague. French director jacques demy s the pied piper is an early 1970s adaptation of the grimm fairy tale, filmed in germany with a mostly british cast. Diana dors, donald pleasence, roy kinnear, john hurt greed, corruption, ignorance, and disease. The pied piper 1972 john hurt dvd rating required select rating 1 star worst 2 stars 3 stars average 4 stars 5 stars best name.
The pied piper of hamelin is an american ninetyminute musical film in color, originally made as a television special and first shown by nbc on tuesday, november 26, 1957, as one of their thanksgiving week offerings for that year. Minstrels go to hamelin for the mayors daughters wedding to the barons son. Travel to northern germany for the wedding of the mayors daughter, and see negotiations and revenge at their finest. This is a more adultcentered version of the pied piper, and the story and the color are well worth the price, even if only for the historical value of a young donovan, the late jack wild and a celebration of the 70s.644 123 416 1676 730 601 1229 1504 1223 219 586 1192 1284 742 144 1285 292 1625 1481 1597 148 1000 1171 876 843 939 803 1358 753 728 512