It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet (1976)

Genres - Children's/Family, Drama  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom  |   MPAA Rating - G
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Synopsis by Clarke Fountain

James Herriot wrote several well-loved books about his experiences as a small-town veterinarian in the Yorkshire countryside of Britain in the 1930s. One of them gave its title to the film All Creatures Great and Small. That family movie was so successful that this movie It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet, or All Things Bright and Beautiful was made. All the stories told explore the richness of the interactions between humans and animals and the quirky wisdom which a young country veterinarian develops under the wise and eccentric tutelage of his senior in practice, Siegfried Farnon. These stories later inspired a popular BBC television series.



animal, disease, impersonation, infiltration, love, railroad-president, stress [worry], veterinarian, Britain