Oscar Movies: Tom Thumb (1958)–Special Effects Oscar Musical fantasy Starring Russ Tamblyn and Peter Sellers

George Pal’s musical fantasy, Tom Thumb, combines live-action sequences with stop-motion Puppetoons.

Russ Tamblyn, right after making the melodrama Peyton Place, stars as an likely hero who outwits villians, played by Terry Thomas and Peter Sellers.

The ace cinematographer Georges Perinal shot this msuical, based on songs from Peggy Lee, Sonny Burke, and others.

Oscar Awards: 1

Special Effects: Tom Howard

Tom Howard had previously won the Special Effects Oscar for the 1947 Blithe Spirit.