Rent Dr. Seuss's The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T on DVD

Dr. Seuss's The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T

1953 Rated G 1hr 32m

This 1950s musical fantasy written by Dr. Seuss tells the story of Bart Collins (Tommy Rettig), who dreams up an elaborate fairy tale about his horrible piano teacher, Dr. Teriwilliker -- known as Dr. T for short. Dr. Seuss (the wonderful mind behind Green Eggs and Ham, The Cat in the Hat and How the Grinch Stole Christmas) designed the film's fantastical sets and penned many of the songs' memorable lyrics.

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Movie Details

1954 Academy Award®
  • Best Music Score nominee
General audiences. All ages admitted.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 7+
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; scene access; closed captioned.