Won 2 Primetime Emmys.
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(Video Game) (book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!")
(Short) (book "Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose")
Dr. Seuss on the Loose
(TV Short) (screenplay) / (stories: "The Sneetches", "The Zax" and "Green Eggs and Ham" - uncredited)
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Dr. Theodor S. Geisel | Ted Geisel | Theodor S. Geisel | Theodor Seuss Geisel | Theodor Geisel | Theo LeSieg
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During World War II, Geisel joined the US Army and was sent to Hollywood. Captain Geisel would write for Frank Capra
's Signal Corps Unit (for which he won the Legion of Merit) and do documentaries. Geisel recieved an Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Documentary (Short Subject) in 1945 for his writing and production of the propaganda piece Hitler Lives
(1945) (a/k/a Your Job in Germany
(1945) and in...
He expresses his views in social and political issues in his own books (e.g. The Lorax, The Sneetches, The Butter Battle Book, Yertle the Turtle, The Grinch, & Horton Hears a Who).