Could the legend of the Pied Piper hint at a real tragedy that befell the town of Hamelin more than 700 years ago?
Image: Peter & Max.
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The Pied Piper as depicted in the Shrek movies.
Still from The Ice Cream Man.
1592 painting of Pied Piper.
1909 Maxfield Parrish mural of the Pied Piper of Hamlin at the Palace Hotel, San Francisco.