Die Geschichte vom kleinen Muck (1953)

Family / Fantasy • 100 minutes  7/10
Starring: Thomas Schmidt Johannes Maus Friedrich Richter Trude Hesterberg Werner Peters Gerd Frickhöffer Harry Riebauer and others.
Director: Wolfgang Staudte Writer: Peter Podehl Story: Wilhelm Hauff Director of Photography: Robert Baberske Editor: Ruth Schreiber Music: Ernst Roters
Released • December 23, 1953

An old man living in an oriental city tells the story of his life to a group of kids: He too was once a young boy by the name of Little Muck - much like them, but with better manners and a heap of problems. Having lost his father at early age, little Muck is expelled from home by his greedy relatives. He wanders off into the desert hoping to find the merchant who sells good fortune. Amidst the dunes of sand he comes across a small house owned by a wicked woman and her many cats. She wants to make Little Muck her servant, but he manages to escape by stealing a pair of magic shoes which…

A.K.A. FR: L'histoire du petit Muck  HU: A kis Muck története  NL: De geschiedenis van de kleine Moek  RU: Приключения маленького Мука  US: The Story of Little Mook