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In this classic musical, an eccentric veterinarian, played by Rex Harrison, learns to talk to the animals before embarking on a quest around the globe to find exotic creatures.
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Animal-friendly, kid-friendly classic -- but dated.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this classic family tale is exceedingly G-rated -- for lively songs, fuzzy animals, dancing and cavorting. But watch out for some dated stereotypes, including that of a "Red Indian" called Long Arrow who sends an illiterate message along with an animal he's captured for Doolittle. Women also get second-class status, which is evident when Dolittle claims that he treated Emma "very well," even though she's a female. Children younger than 5 will appreciate the fun and silliness, but may be impatient with the slow first half.
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- Genre:Family, Comedy
- Release Date:December 1, 1967
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:Stereo
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