The Pied Piper
The Pied Piper (1942)

In this film, Monty Woolley plays an irascible Englishman who insists that he dislikes children. While on a vacation in France, the Nazis invade the country. Reluctantly, Woolley agrees to transport several French children into England. As… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 8, 1942
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Theodore Strauss
New York Times

Irresistably entertaining.

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Emanuel Levy

Nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, Pied Piper is a sentimental but well acted propaganda film, made at the height of WWII.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

[It] keeps things moving and shows a real knack for balancing the comedic and more serious aspects.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Baxter falters as the mademoiselle who comes to their aid, but the film does well by an obviously contrived scenario.

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TV Guide

A warm, loving, heart-tugging story.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Sentimental wartime story that never fully recovers from its contrivances.

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Monty Woolley stars as a pig-headed English misanthrope leading an unusual group of refugees out of France in spring 1940.

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