Hansel and Gretel live with their father and stepmother. Because there was not enough food for all of them Hansel and Gretel were sent away. While in the woods they are captured by a wicked witch who intends to burn them in her oven. While the witch is preparing the oven for Hansel, Gretel pushes the witch into the oven and the two kids escape. They return home to the delight of their father.