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zmu| Doctor Dolittle
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1967
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Director: Richard Fleischer
Screenplay: Hugh Lofting, Leslie Bricusse
Producer: Arthur P. Jacobs, Mort Abrahams
Cast: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough, Peter Bull
Genre: Action & Adventure

Running Time: 152
Aspect Ratio:  2.35:1 (NTSC )
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Studio:  20th Century Fox DVD Region:  1 G
DVD Release:  Oct 2000 Discs:  1 (DVD) [$14.98]
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Reviews:  So, they let "both" Rex Harrison and Anthony Newley sing. This 1968 family musical is classier than the 1998 Eddie Murphy remake, with all of its scatological humor. This won a couple of Oscars (Best Song, Best Effects) and was nominated for seven more, including Best Picture. At the time of release, however, this was a box-office dud. Based (in part) on the magical Hugh Lofting book, it begins in Puddleby-by-the-Marsh, England, from which the world-renowned veterinarian Dolittle (Harrison) begins his quest for a giant pink sea snail. Children should find this enjoyable for its exotic creatures, such as the Pushme-Pullyou. Most adults may not agree as readily, although some of us consider this a guilty pleasure. "--Rochelle O'Gorman"


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