Brighten your day with these colorful stills from the only movie that Dr. Seuss ever wrote
Read to Me
In 1950, the Academy Award for Best Animated Short went to Gerald McBoing-Boing, an animated short based on a Dr. Seuss story about a kid who speaks only in sound effects. Everyone seemed to be delighted to finally see Dr. Seuss on the screen, and that got wheels turning in the head of Theodor Seuss Geisel, the brains behind Dr. Seuss. Why not write his first-ever feature-length movie?
Despite having a score featuring lyrics by Dr. Seuss and trippy scenes that make you feel like you've walked right into one of his picture books, the film flopped. Only recently is the movie being hailed as a special chapter in the history of children's films, unlike any other kids movie in existence.
It's a spectacle that should not be missed, as you can see from these colorful stills below, sure to brighten your day.