FRED Watch Episode 23: Doctor Dolittle (1967)

DOCTOR DOES VERY LITTLE.

APJAC Productions / 20th Century Fox

Phillip introduces Wayne to one of his favourite childhood movies, Doctor Dolittle (1967).

The boys discuss whether or not the classic family musical holds up and if it is strong enough to withstand its production problems.

 

Listen to their review here:

 

Check out the trailer:

Starring: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough, Peter Bull, Muriel Landers, William Dix, Geoffrey Holder, Portia Nelson, Norma Varden, Ginny Tyler [uncredited voice], Jack Raine [uncredited], Paul Vernon [uncredited], Bob Winters [uncredited], Queenie Leonard [uncredited].

Director: Richard Fleischer | Producer: Arthur P. Jacobs | Writer: Leslie Bricusse (based on the story by Hugh Lofting) | Music: Leslie Bricusse, Lionel Newman, Alexander Courage | Cinematographer: Robert L. Surtees | Editor: Samuel E. Beetley, Marjorie Fowler

 

Available: YouTube and GooglePlay.

Let us know what you thought of this film in the comments!

 

You’ve just experienced FRED Watch.

 

RELATED PODCAST: FRED Watch Episode 3: Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) ⬇️


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