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The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963)

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

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Mrs. MacKenzie
Wilfrid Brambell ...
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Grandpa Stirling
Alex Mackenzie ...
Tammas
Vincent Winter ...
Hughie Stirling
Denis Gilmore ...
Jamie McNab
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Doctor Strathsea
Ruth Dunning ...
Mother Stirling
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Constable McQuarrie
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Mr. Dobbie
Francis De Wolff ...
Targu (as Francis de Wolff)
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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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I Am Thomasina -A Most Unusual Cat...They Say I'm Enchanted, and I Am! See more »

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Drama | Family

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Las tres vidas de Thomasina  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

During a scene in which Dr. McDhui is performing surgery, he asks his assistant for the "Spencer Wells". This is a type of forceps, named for Sir Thomas Spencer Wells, physician to Queen Victoria and a pioneer in abdominal surgery. See more »

Goofs

Scenes showing Thomasina will show an orange Classic tabby and then an orange Tiger Tabby in another. These are two different styles of tabby cats. See more »

Quotes

Thomasina: [Narrating the story of her out of body experience] I opened my eyes... and where was I?
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Mackintosh's Lament
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Traditional
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A Great Movie For Children & Adults Alike
14 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie around 1965 and remember it very well. It is interesting to watch it now and realize my feelings about it are the same as 40 years ago. It is amazing how Disney made a movie that both children and adults can appreciate. It is a movie the whole family can watch.

It is not perfect but is definitely a great movie. I have the VHS version and have seen it available in DVD which I will buy soon. Patrick McGoohan plays his role so convincingly. I am always captivated by Susan Hampshire. The children are also fantastic. They all seem like real people and not actors which makes this movie work. Of course I am very sentimental about the movie and that may cloud my judgment but I do not care! I love this movie!


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