Taken in by a kindly couple, a six-inch-tall boy takes on a pair of comical crooks in this adaption of a classic Grimm fairy tale. Oscar and Golden Globe-winner Russ Tamblyn ("Peyton Place") and Oscar-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Peter Sellers ("The Pink Panther") star in this enjoyable fantasy. Terry-Thomas ("It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World") received a British Academy Award nomination for his hilarious performance as a bungling villain. Great Oscar-winning special effects that combine live actors, animation and puppets. Directed by legendary Oscar-honoree George Pal ("Puppetoons" shorts). Featuring songs by Oscar and Emmy-nominee Peggy Lee. Film critic Leonard Maltin writes "Excellent children's picture..." and awards it 3-1/2 stars!