An unabashed propaganda picture made at the nadir of WW II, THE PIED PIPER is a warm, loving, heart-tugging story based on a novel by Nevil Shute that was serialized in Collier's
magazine. Woolley is fishing in France to forget that his only son was one of the first Englishmen killed in
the war. While there, the Nazis come by way of Belgium, and Matthews and Esmond, a British couple, ask Woolley if he will squire their two young children to the Brittany coast where they hope the kids will be able to cross the English Channel to safety. The children, Garner and McDowall, are
placed in the crusty Woolley's care and he begins the journey. Along the way, they ar...