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The 5,000 FINGERS OF DR. T

Sunday, March 12

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Introduced by film historian Shane Fleming.

U.S., 1953
Directed by Roy Rowland
Screenplay by Dr. Seuss and Allan Scott
Starring Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Hans Conried, Tommy Rettig
Approx. 88 min. DCP.

In Dr. Seuss’ wild Technicolor fantasy, a little boy is whisked to a weird land, where a cruel music teacher forces the 5,000 fingers of 500 kids to play his mile-long double decker piano.


“A Seuss picture-book come to life, with fanciful soundstage sets melding perfectly with off-kilter drawn backdrops, colorful landscapes, and weird costumes.”
– Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media

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