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

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Film University City & West Philly

A feature film by Dr. Seuss! Piano lessons with Dr. Terwilliker are the bane of young Bart Collins’ existence. One day, Bart falls into a musical dream world of imprisonment in the Terwilliker Institute, where his teacher turned madman dictator forces him and 499 other boys (hence, 5,000 fingers) to play a ginormous piano. With his mother under the hypnotic influence of Dr. T too, Bart must dodge the institute’s guards and figure out how to save them all.

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Venue Information

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
3680 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-898-6701 phone

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