The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T

Dr. Seuss [Theodor Seuss Geisel] (story, conception, screenwriter)
Roy Rowland (director)
Allan Scott (screenwriter)
Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Hans Conried (starring)

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1953. Four vintage studio still photographs from the 1953 film, one with "Collection Marcel OMS" stamp on the verso.

The only feature film written by Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss), who wrote the story, co-wrote the screenplay and the lyrics to songs.

A Technicolor musical fantasy about a boy (Tommy Rettig) who dreams he is a world ruled by a diabolical piano teacher, Dr. Terwilliker (Hans Conried), forever enslaving children and forcing them to play a piano so immense, it takes 500 children to play it.

Nominated for one Academy Award.

8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, with pinholes and light creasing to corners.

Rosenbaum 1000. Weldon 1983.

[Book #148357]