Original 1953 Columbia Pictures theatrical trailer for “The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.”
The original screenplay was co-written by iconic children’s author Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel and veteran screenwriter Allan Scott. The Seuss (Geisel)-Scott fantasy musical was produced by critically acclaimed film producer Stanley Kramer. Roy Rowland directed “The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.”
Who was in “The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.” (1953)?
The players who appeared in the Seuss/Kramer feature were Hans Conried (as Dr. Terwilliker), Tommy Rettig (as Bartholomew Collins), Mary Healy (as Heloise Collins), Peter Lind Hayes (as August Zabladowski), Jack Heasley (as Uncle Whitney), Robert Heasley (as Uncle Judson), Noel Cravat (as Sgt. Lunk) and a young George Chakiris (as a dancer, Chakiris was credited in the film as “George Kerris”).