- Original title
- Running time
- 152 min.
- United States
Leslie Bricusse (Novel: Hugh Lofting)
20th Century Fox
Comedy. Musical. Fantasy | Animals
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- Synopsis / Plot
- 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 Moon Moth. This musical is the source of the hit song, "If I Could Talk To The Animals."
: 2 Oscar: Best Song, Visual Effects. 9 Nominations, incl. for Best Picture
: Golden Globes: Best Supporting Actor (Attenborough). 5 Nominations
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Musical Screenplay
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