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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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Reverend Angus Peddie
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Wilfrid Brambell ...
Willie Bannock
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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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Three Human Lives Wonderfully Bewitched by a Enchanted Cat! See more »

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Drama | Family

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Las tres vidas de Thomasina  »

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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

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
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Traditional
Words by Donald MacDonald
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An All Time Great
10 February 2004 | by 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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