Blu-ray Release: Doctor Dolittle

Blu-ray Release Date: Nov. 14, 2017
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

Composer/screenwriter Leslie Bricusse brings us this musical comedy adaptation of Hugh Lofting’s delightful series of children’s books, Doctor Dolittle (1967), with Rex Harrison (Cleopatra) starring as the eponymous fellow who famously has the ability to “talk to the animals.”

Samantha Eggar (The Brood), Anthony Newley, and Richard Attenborough (Jurassic Park), co-star; Richard Fleischer (The Boston Strangler) directs; but the real fascinators here are the animals, some real, some fantastical.

This Twilight Time Blu-ray contains the following special features:
-Isolated Music Track
-Audio Commentary with Songwriter/Screenwriter Leslie Bricusse and Film Music Historian Mike Matessino
-Rex Harrison: The Man Who Would Be King
-Original Theatrical Trailer

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, be sure to head over to the Twilight Time site or that of distributor Screen Archives NOW so you can put in your prebook order!

About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.