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In Search of Dr. Seuss (1994)

A nosy reporter wants to find out all she can about Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel), and gets told the real facts by several of his characters, with large snippets of his stories and songs... See full summary »

Director:

Vincent Paterson

Writers:

Keith R. Clarke, Dr. Seuss (characters)
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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathy Najimy ... Kathy Lane
Matt Frewer ... The Cat in the Hat
Christopher Lloyd ... Mr. Hunch
Graham Jarvis ... The Farmer
Brady Bluhm ... Marco (segment "McElligot's Pool")
Andrea Martin ... The Ad Woman
David Paymer ... The Ad Man
J.D. Daniels ... Marco (segment "Mulberry Street")
Patrick Stewart ... Sgt. Mulvaney
Billy Crystal ... The Voice of America (voice)
Andraé Crouch Andraé Crouch ... Yertle (as Andrae Crouch)
Bright Eyes Bright Eyes ... Mack
Maxi Anderson Maxi Anderson ... Turtle Choir Member
Troy Burgess Troy Burgess ... Turtle Choir Member
Reggie Burrell Reggie Burrell ... Turtle Choir Member
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A nosy reporter wants to find out all she can about Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel), and gets told the real facts by several of his characters, with large snippets of his stories and songs interspersed. Written by Kathy Li

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Dr. Seuss' unforgettable characters tell their creator's amazing life story See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

In Search of Dr. Seuss See more »

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Trivia

Frank Welker was the only actor who previously played some characters in The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat (1982). See more »

Connections

References Soul Train (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
(uncredited)
Written by Ernest Ball, George Graff and Chauncey Olcott
Performed by Patrick Stewart
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Enlightening
27 May 2000 | by RAMChYLDSee all my reviews

Before I watched the movie, all I knew about Seuss was that his books are funny. After I watched it, however, I was enlightened by the mind-numbing amount of information about the "Good Doctor", from his early years to the present. The movie is well written (though the background design are rather cheesy and the film looks like it's colored in "Technicolor"), performed and directed. Whether you're a bookworm, Dr. Seuss fan, a college student doing a research on Dr. Seuss, or just plain couch potato, this movie's one you cannot miss! I give it 2 thumbs up!


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