Dr. Seuss: Dr. Seuss On The Loose

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"With Green Eggs And Ham, You’ll Also Meet Sneetches And Zax… It’s A Triple Treat!"
  • TV-G
  • 1973
  • 25 min
  • 7.7  (674)

Dr. Seuss: Dr. Seuss On The Loose is a whimsical and delightful animated movie released in 1973, directed by Hawley Pratt and produced by Dr. Seuss himself. The movie consists of three charming and fantastical stories that are inspired by the iconic children's books of Dr. Seuss. The stories are narrated by the legendary Allan Sherman, and voiced by a talented cast including Hans Conried and Paul Winchell.

The first story is "The Sneetches," in which a group of birds called Sneetches have stars on their bellies that determine their social rank. Once they are divided between those with stars and those without, the Sneetches with no stars discover they are missing out on opportunities and try to find ways to get stars of their own. This eventually causes chaos in their society, until they learn a valuable lesson about acceptance and self-worth.

The second story is "The Zax," which tells the tale of two stubborn and rigid creatures who get into an argument while walking in opposite directions. They refuse to budge or compromise their stubbornness, causing a traffic jam that lasts for years until a highway is built over them. This story teaches the lesson of the importance of compromise and flexibility in life.

The final story is the classic "Green Eggs and Ham," in which a character named Sam-I-Am tries relentlessly to convince a stubborn friend to try a new dish of green eggs and ham. Despite his friend's initial resistance, Sam-I-Am persists until his friend finally takes a bite and discovers he actually likes it. This story teaches the lesson of the dangers of stubbornness and the rewards of being open to new experiences.

The animation in all three stories is whimsical and colorful, with vivid and imaginative designs that perfectly complement the eccentric and unpredictable world of Dr. Seuss. The characters are charming and lovable, each with their own unique personality and quirks.

The narration by Allan Sherman is delightful and brings the stories to life with his energetic and witty delivery. The musical score is also a highlight of the movie, with catchy and playful tunes that perfectly capture the spirit of Dr. Seuss.

Overall, Dr. Seuss: Dr. Seuss On The Loose is a charming and entertaining movie that captures the essence of Dr. Seuss's beloved stories. It teaches valuable lessons about acceptance, compromise, and open-mindedness, all while entertaining and delighting its audience with its whimsical animation, lovable characters, and infectious music. This movie is a must-see for any fan of Dr. Seuss or anyone who loves imaginative and playful storytelling.

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    7.7  (674)