The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1918 film)
The Pied Piper of Hamelin (German: Der Rattenfänger von Hameln) is a 1918 German silent drama film directed by and starring Paul Wegener and also featuring Lyda Salmonova and Wilhelm Diegelmann. It is based on the legendary story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.
|The Pied Piper of Hamelin|
|Directed by||Paul Wegener|
|Produced by||Paul Davidson|
|Written by||Paul Wegener|
|Starring||Paul Wegener |
|19 December 1918|
It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios and on location around Bautzen and Hildesheim. The film's sets were designed by the art director Rochus Gliese. The animator Lotte Reiniger worked on the design of the film's intertitles.
- Kreimeier p.44
- Der Rattenfänger Filmportal.de. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
- Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.