David Kernan, Diana Dors, Julian Holloway, Peter Blythe - Doctor Dolittle album
Diana Dors in The Unholy Wife. Dors' performance attracted interest in Hollywood. In May 1956 Dors signed a contract with RKO to support George Gobel in I Married a Woman. She left Southampton on board the Queen Elizabeth for New York City and then to Hollywood. Dors recorded only one complete album, the swing-themed Swingin' Dors, in 1960. The LP was originally released on red vinyl and with a gatefold sleeve. The accompanying orchestra was conducted by Wally Stott. Soundtrack (Diana performs Do It Again and Jazz Baby).
Diana Dors was born Diana Mary Fluck on October 23, 1931 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. She and her mother both nearly died from the traumatic birth. See full bio . Born: October 23, 1931 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK.
A1 My Friend The Doctor A2 I've Never Seen Anything Like It A3 At The Crossroads A4 Talk To The Animals B1 Doctor Dolittle B2 When I Look In Your Eyes B3 After Today B4 I Think I Like You B5 Beautiful Things. Companies, etc. Published By – Robbins Music Ltd.
Doctor Dolittle provides directors the wonderful flexibility of casting performers of all ages and types, including a large ensemble that calls for actors to portray talking animals. Full Synopsis Materials and Orchestration.
Something For The Weekend" : Only Diana Dors could go shopping for fish at the Billingsgate Market in white stiletto's. I was sadden to learn of the passing of David Graham, chairman of the Heritage Foundation. It was with great thanks via the Heritage Foundation that the Blue Plaque at Diana's former residence was made a reality.
Diana Dors and the Wally Scott Orchestra. The Kinks paid homage to her when they included the Ray Davies-penned tribute tune, "Good Day," on their Word of Mouth album. The daughter of a railroad employee, Dors began her career in film as a teenager. Dors was married three times.
|A1||My Friend The Doctor|
|A4||Talk To The Animals|
|A5||At The Crossroads|
|A6||I've Never Seen Anything Like It|
|A7||When I Look In Your Eyes|
|B4||Where Are The Words?|
|B5||I Think I Like You|
|B6||The World Of Doctor Dolittle|
|B7||Something In Your Smile|
- Recorded At – Chappell Recording Studios
- Arranged By – Alan Braden
- Engineer – John Timperley
- Orchestra – The New World Orchestra
- Producer – Fiona Bentley, Spike Heatley
- Written-By – Leslie Bricusse
NotesRecorded in 4 track stereo on Ampex machines.
Mono and stereo versions have an identical sleeve and the same number on the back (S/4423) - the mono version has "4423" on beige 'strobe' labels, while the stereo has "S-4423" on green 'strobe' labels. There is a printed "stereo" rosette on the back, and the mono has a red sticker with "mono" placed over this (though these tend to drop off with age).
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|ST. 851, T 850 (Sleeve has STEREO sticker)||David Kernan, Diana Dors, Julian Holloway, Peter Blythe||David Kernan, Diana Dors, Julian Holloway, Peter Blythe - Doctor Dolittle (LP, Club)||World Record Club, World Record Club||ST. 851, T 850 (Sleeve has STEREO sticker)||UK||1968|
|4423, S/4423||David Kernan, Diana Dors, Julian Holloway, Peter Blythe||David Kernan, Diana Dors, Julian Holloway, Peter Blythe - Doctor Dolittle (LP, Album, Mono, Club)||World Record Club, World Record Club||4423, S/4423||Australia||1968|
|T. 850, T 850||David Kernan, Diana Dors, Julian Holloway, Peter Blythe||David Kernan, Diana Dors, Julian Holloway, Peter Blythe - Doctor Dolittle (LP, Mono, Club)||World Record Club, World Record Club||T. 850, T 850||UK||1968|