Monday, March 2, 2009

Happy Fingers

Spot illustration by Flora
Columbia Records Coda booklet, June 1943

Production still (actor Tommy Rettig)
The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T
the only non-animated motion picture
based on characters created by Dr. Seuss
(who was born on this day in 1905)


Ernie said...

Ummm, is that Death standing in the doorway of that castle? I think it is! Hold me, I'm scared...

Irwin Chusid said...

I believe that's a felt-tip indelible marker, placed there for scale. It's a very small castle. Then again, I met The Grim Reaper once and he's shorter than you'd expect.