Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1952. Vintage publicity photograph of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) and young actor Tommy Rettig from the 1953 film. Mimeo snipe and stamp crediting photographer Van Pelt on the verso.
The only feature film written by Geisel (Dr. Seuss), who wrote the story, co-wrote the screenplay and the lyrics to songs.
A Technicolor musical fantasy about a boy who dreams he is a world ruled by a diabolical piano teacher, who enslaves children and forces them to play a piano so immense, it takes 500 children to play it.
Nominated for one Academy Award.
8 x 10 inches. Near Fine, faint diagonal crease to far left bottom corner.
Complete collation details available on request.