A scene from "Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son"


Directed by                       unknown
Cinematography by         Billy Bitzer
Starring                             unknown
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 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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