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Doctor Dolittle
- Rex Harrison

Overview - A musical about an English doctor who becomes disillusioned with human beings and travels off to commune with the birds and the beasts. After learning 468 animal languages, he sets off to find the mythical Great Pink Sea Snail. Based on Hugh Lofting's stories from the 20's.  Read more...

 
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Overview

A musical about an English doctor who becomes disillusioned with human beings and travels off to commune with the birds and the beasts. After learning 468 animal languages, he sets off to find the mythical Great Pink Sea Snail. Based on Hugh Lofting's stories from the 20's. Academy Award Nominations: 9, including Best Picture, Best Original Music Score. Academy Awards: Best Special Visual Effects, Best Song ("Talk to the Animals").

Awards:
1967 - Academy Awards - Best Special Visual Effects Winner
1967 - Academy Awards - Best Original Song Winner

Cast List

Alexander Courage - American Composer
Marjorie Fowler - American Editor
Walter M. Scott - American Set Decorator
Howard Lydecker - Special Camera Effects
Marvin G. Westmore - Makeup Artist
Marvin Westmore - Makeup Artist
Emil Jr. Kosa
Herbert Ross - Director/Producer/Choreo.
Richard Fleischer - American Director/Son Of Max
Peter Bull - British Actor
Samantha Eggar - British Actress, DOCTOR DOLITTLE (1967)
Anthony Newley - Actor/Singer/Songwriter
Tony Newley - Actor/Singer/Songwriter
Lionel Newman - Composer/Music Director
Ed Graves - Art Director - Dr. Doolittle
Leslie Bricusse - Songwriter and composer
Ben Nye - Makeup Artist
Robert Surtees - Director of Photography and father of Bruce Surtees
Jack Martin Smith - Art Director
Stuart A. Reiss - Set Decorator
L. B. Abbott - Special Visual Effects
Ray Aghayan - Costume Designer
Mario Chiari - Italian Production Designer
Arthur P. Jacobs - American Producer
William Dix - British Actor
Rex Harrison - British actor
Richard Attenborough - Oscar-winning director/producer/actor
Sir Richard Attenborough - Oscar-winning director/producer/actor
Hugh Lofting - English Children's Author
Samuel E. Beetley - Editor
Art Cruickshank - Special Effects

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 145
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 024543004950
  • Genre: Musicals
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Release Date: December 2013

Related Categories:
Movies > Childrens
Movies > Musicals

Related Keywords:
Fantasy
Animals
Animal Heroes
Theatrical Release
Family (General)
Based On A Novel

 
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Notes:
Part of the FoxVideo "Family Features" series. The song "Something In Your Smile," sung by Rex Harrison, was cut out of the film before it was released. Additional Crew: John Myers (Sound) Animals and birds supplied by Jungleland. Shot in Todd-AO. Released in 70M. Color by DeLuxe. A 144-minute version also exists. An Apjac production.

 
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