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Doctor Dolittle (1967) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Doctor Dolittle is a world-renowned veterinarian who speaks a wide array of animal languages. He sets off from his home in Puddleby-on-the-Marsh, England, in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail. In so doing, he and his friends meet such exotic creatures as the Pushme-Pullyu and the Giant Lunar Moth. This musical is the source of the hit song, "If I Could Talk To The Animals."

    - Written by Randy Goldberg <goldberg@nymc.edu>
  • After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientèle, he and his friends escape their hometown to sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm

Synopsis

During the opening credits, which feature animations of various animals, the orchestra plays an overture of three songs from the film...

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