• Doctor Dolittle (1967)

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Release Date: December 19th, 1967

G|2 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Dr. John Dolittle (Rex Harrison) lives in a small English village where he specializes in caring for and verbally communicating with animals. When Dr. Dolittle is unjustly sent to an insane asylum for freeing a lovesick seal from captivity, his animals and two closest human friends, Matthew Mugg (Anthony Newley) and Tommy Stubbins (William Dix), liberate him. Afterward, they join Emma Fairfax (Samantha Eggar) and set out by boat to find a famed and elusive creature: the Great Pink Sea Snail.

Cast: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough, Peter Bull, Geoffrey Holder, William Dix, Portia Nelson

Director: Richard Fleischer

Genres: Family, Musical

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, APJAC Productions

Distributors: CBS/Fox, 20th Century Fox