Rent The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953)

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1h 29min
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Synopsis:
Fatherless Bartholomew Collins (Tommy Rettig) dreams that his nefarious piano teacher, Dr. Terwilliker (Hans Conried) plans to enslave 500 boys and force them to play an enormous piano with 5,000 keys. He enlists the help of a plumber to convince his brainwashed mother of Dr. T.'s frightening agenda.
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Stanley Kramer
Writers:
Dr. Seuss, Allan Scott
Others:
Frederick Hollander, Morris Stoloff
Studio:
Powerhouse Films
Genres:
Children & Family, Classics, Comedy, Music & Musicals
BBFC:
Release Date:
24/07/2017
Run Time:
89 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.37:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Audio commentary with film historians Glenn Kenny and Nick Pinkerton
  • Crazy Music (2017, 17 mins): a new interview with musician, singer and archivist Michael Feinstein on his obsession with The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T
  • Father Figure (2017, 19 mins): a new interview with Steve Howland, son of director Roy Rowland Karen Kramer Introduction (2007, 2 mins)
  • Dr. T. on Screen (2007, 15 mins): Cathy Lind Hayes, George Chakiris and others talk about the film
  • A Little Nightmare Music (2007, 12 mins): an examination of the film's ground-breaking music score
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Joe Dante trailer commentary (2013, 3 mins): a short critical appreciation
  • Image gallery: expansive on-set and promotional photography
  • UK DVD Premiere
BBFC:
Release Date:
24/07/2017
Run Time:
89 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.37:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
(0) All
Bonus:
  • Audio commentary with film historians Glenn Kenny and Nick Pinkerton
  • Crazy Music (2017, 17 mins): a new interview with musician, singer and archivist Michael Feinstein on his obsession with The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T
  • Father Figure (2017, 19 mins): a new interview with Steve Howland, son of director Roy Rowland Karen Kramer Introduction (2007, 2 mins)
  • Dr. T. on Screen (2007, 15 mins): Cathy Lind Hayes, George Chakiris and others talk about the film
  • A Little Nightmare Music (2007, 12 mins): an examination of the film's ground-breaking music score
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Joe Dante trailer commentary (2013, 3 mins): a short critical appreciation
  • Image gallery: expansive on-set and promotional photography
  • UK Blu-ray Premiere

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