Oscar Movies: 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)

(aka “Seven Faces of Dr. Lao”)

Tony Randall plays seven eccentric roles in George Pal “The Seven Faces of Dr. Lao,” a curious, original film that has its defenders and aficionados as well as detractors. The fantasy-fable was adapted by Charles G. Finney from his own novel.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Special Visual Effects: Jim Danforth

Oscar Awards: 1
Honorary Oscar for William Tuttle for his Make-Up achievement (There was not Make-Up category in 1964).

Oscar Context:

The winners of the Special Effects Oscar were Peter Ellenshaw, Hamilton Luske, and Eustace Lycett for “Mary Poppins.”