The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. Poster

Release Date: October 24th, 1991

DVD Release Date: April 24th, 2001

G|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
A young boy who detests taking piano lessons, Bart Collins (Tommy Rettig) has developed a deep suspicion of his strict instructor, Dr. Terwilliker (Hans Conried). Raised by his single mother, Heloise (Mary Healy), Bart looks up to the local plumber August Zabladowski (Peter Lind Hayes). When Bart ends up in a Seussian dreamworld, he must join with Zabladowski to rescue his mom from Dr. T's clutches and stop his plan to force 500 boys to play a massive piano in perpetuity.

Cast: Peter Lind Hayes, Hans Conried, Tommy Rettig, Mary Healy, Jack Heasley, Robert Heasley, Noel Cravat, Henry Kulky

Director: Roy Rowland

Genres: Family, Fantasy

Production Co: Columbia Pictures, Stanley Kramer Company

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Escape, 1950s, Amusing, Rescue


Nominated Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)