Doctor Dolittle

Story: Musical version of Hugh Lofting's story about the veterinarian who "talks to the animals."

Scenery: Scenes filmed at the Doud Ranch in Big Sur.


  • Director: Richard Fleischer.
  • Stars: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough, Geoffrey Holder.


  • Year: 1967
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Film: 70mm, Color (DeLuxe)
  • Aspect ratio: 2.2:1 (Todd-AO)
  • Sound: 70mm 6-track (Westrex Recording System)
  • Running time: 152 min, some prints 144 min.
  • Academy Awards: Best visual effects, best song ("Talk To The Animals"). Nominated for best picture, cinematography, musical score, editing and sound.


Information compiled from:
The Monterey Herald,
the Monterey County Film Commission, Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide,
the Internet Movie Database,
and other sources.

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