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A scene from "Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son"
Directed by unknown
Cinematography by Billy Bitzer
Distributed by Biograph Company
Release date March 9, 1905
Country United States
Running time 8 m.
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"Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son" is a short comedy with unknown cast and director. The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of our star Billy Bitzer.
During a village fair Tom steals a pig and runs away with it chased by a crowd of persecutors. The pig becomes unruly and hampers the escape, but the chasers have their own problem as they constantly stumble upon each other. Will Tom take advantage and escape?
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Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son
The village fair is in full swing in "Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son" (1905), cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Tom has his eyes on the pig waiting for his chance in "Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son" (1905), cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Tom runs from the crowd carrying the pig followed by an accomplice in "Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son" (1905), cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Tom tries to hide in a barn carrying the pig in "Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son" (1905), cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Tom has a chance to escape as the persecutors stumble upon each other in "Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son" (1905), cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Tom, Tom the Piper's Son Nursery Rhyme Words
Tom Tom the piper's son,
Stole a pig and away he ran.
The pig was eat and Tom was beat,
And Tom went crying down the street.
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