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The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963)

 -  Drama | Family  -  4 June 1964 (USA)
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Thomasina the cat brings a family together, through her mysterious death and reappearance.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Susan Hampshire ...
Laurence Naismith ...
Reverend Angus Peddie
Jean Anderson ...
Mrs. MacKenzie
Wilfrid Brambell ...
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Grandpa Stirling
Alex Mackenzie
Vincent Winter ...
Hughie Stirling
Denis Gilmore ...
Jamie McNab
Charles Carson ...
Doctor
Ruth Dunning
Ewan Roberts ...
Constable McQuarrie
Oliver Johnston ...
Mr. Dobbie
Francis De Wolff ...
Targu (as Francis de Wolff)
Nora Nicholson ...
Old Lady
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Storyline

A young Scottish girl's cat, Thomasina, apparently dies at the hands of her widowed veterinarian father. The strained relationship between the girl and her father is eventually repaired with the return of Thomasina and the aid of a beautiful and mysterious "witch" who seems to have powers to revive and heal animals. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Taglines:

I Am Thomasina -A Most Unusual Cat...They Say I'm Enchanted, and I Am!

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Drama | Family

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Approved | See all certifications »

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4 June 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die drei Leben des Thomasina  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

As with most animals in films, several cats were used. Unfortunately, the cats used were not a good match for each other: while both are red tabby cats, one of those used is a "classic" tabby with markings that show a "bullseye" on its side, and another used is a "mackerel" tabby with stripes on the side. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie when Thomasina is running down the street, you can see briefly the shadow of the camera in the bottom left corner. See more »

Quotes

Andrew McDhui: Put it down. You're mad!
Lori MacGregor: Aye, so I hear.
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Soundtracks

Island of My Love
(uncredited)
Traditional
Words by Donald MacDonald
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An All Time Great
10 February 2004 | by (BLACKPOOL,ENGLAND) – See all my reviews

A movie with everything from first class acting to a storyline where fantasy meets reality.In this case the Cat...who is also a voiceover...is really the central part of the story. Patrick McGoohan plays the vet,whose daughter Mary (played by Karen Dotrice)is owned by the Cat. Its definitely a weepie but everyone lives happily ever after as Thomasina returns from an unusual resurrection performed by Susan Hampshire...supposedly a witch!!!


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