Puddleby-on-the-Marsh Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting starting with the 1920 The Story of Doctor Dolittle. He is a physician who shuns human patients in favour of animals, with whom he can speak in their own languages.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctor_Dolittle
Puddleby-on-the-Marsh Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting starting with the 1920 The Story of Doctor Dolittle. He is a physician who shuns human patients in favour of animals, with whom he can speak in their own languages.
- wikipedia.org★On March 20, 2017, it was announced that Robert Downey Jr. would star in The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, a feature adaptation of The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle.★In December 2017, Harry Collett and Jim Broadbent were cast.
Four-time Oscar nominee Danny Elfman will create the musical score of the film.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_Elfman
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Jan 17, 2020 · After his wife's death, Dr. John Dolittle (Robert Downey, Jr.) decided to hide from the world with his beloved animals. But he has to take a journey to a mysterious island to find a healing tree, which is the only medicine that can help the dying Queen Victoria (Jessie Buckley) in Buckingham Palace. Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis
- Stephen Gaghan
- 2 min
Dr. John Dolittle lives in a small English village where he specializes in caring for and verbally communicating with animals. When Dr. Dolittle is unjustly sent to an insane asylum for freeing a lovesick seal from captivity, his animals and two closest human friends, Matthew Mugg and Tommy Stubbins, liberate him.
- Richard Fleischer
- 2 min
Dr. John Dolittle lives in solitude behind the high walls of his lush manor in 19th-century England. His only companionship comes from an array of exotic animals that he speaks to on a daily basis.
- kids and family, comedy, adventure, fantasy
Dr. John Dolittle (Rex Harrison) lives in a small English village where he specializes in caring for and verbally communicating with animals.
- kids and family, musical
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Doctor Dolittle (also known as Dr. Dolittle) is a 1967 American musical comedy film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley and Richard Attenborough. It was adapted by Leslie Bricusse from the novel series by Hugh Lofting .
Doctor Dolittle is the story of a human doctor that learned to speak with animals from his ancient parrot. He has many colourful adventures that make great bedtime reading for children (and adults). I read the entire series as a child. I hope kindle with complete the conversion of the entire series!
- Hugh Lofting
Directed by Betty Thomas. With Eddie Murphy, Peter Boyle, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt. A doctor discovers that he can communicate with animals.
- Betty Thomas
Doctor John Dolittle loves animals. He loves them so much that his home and office overflow with animals of every description. When Polynesia the parrot teaches him the language of the animals, Doctor Dolittle becomes a world-famous doctor, traveling even as far away as Africa to help his friends.