The Kabbalah of Dr Dolittle: Robert Downey Jr to the Rescue

Rex Harrison

by Seth Rogovoy

Robert Downey Jr. presumably had a better time making the new movie “Dolittle,” based on Hugh Lofting’s “Doctor Dolittle” stories and opening in theaters on Friday, January 17, 2020, than did his fellow Jew, Anthony Newley, who had a miserable experience on the set of the original 1967 “Doctor Dolittle” film version, which starred Rex Harrison.



Originally published in the Forward on January 13, 2020.






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