Doctor Dolittle ★★ 1967
An adventure about a 19th century English doctor who dreams of teaching animals to speak to him. Realistic premise suffers from poor script. Based on Hugh Lofting's acclaimed stories. ♫Doctor Dolittle; My Friend the Doctor; Talk to the Animals; I've Never Seen Anything Like It; Beautiful Things; When I Look in Your Eyes; After Today; Fabulous Places; Where Are the Words?. 151m/C VHS, DVD . Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough, Geoffrey Holder, Peter Bull; D: Richard Fleischer; W: Leslie Bricusse; C: Robert L. Surtees; M: Leslie Bricusse. Oscars '67: Song (“Talk to the Animals”), Visual FX; Golden Globes '68: Support. Actor (Attenborough).