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A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy... See full summary »

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A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy neighbours also get in the act. Written by Rob Brown <robbrown@tibalt.supernet.ab.ca>

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It takes a Siamese secret agent to unravel the PURR-fect crime! See more »

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Un gato del F.B.I.  »

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The only day of the week that was mentioned is Thursday, as Canoe spoke of going to a drive-in theatre Thursday evening. This movie, That Darn Cat! (1965)'s release date, was Thursday, December 2nd, 1965. See more »

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In the beginning of the film, [0:19:30 to 0:20:45 (75 seconds)], after DC pulls down Gregory Benson's duck from the string, you can see the fishing line that was used to pull down the duck. See more »

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Patti Randall: [Canoe was knocking on Patti's front door, while Zeke was being pawprinting DC] Oh, Canoe!
Zeke Kelso: [Zeke Kelso then thought Patti asked "Can you"? after hearing Patti say Canoe's name] Can I what?
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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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Slick, smoothly-done laugh-getter
23 February 2001 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Sleuthing in suburbia--Walt Disney style--after a small town teller is kidnapped by two bank robbers. Not only does this comedy feature the least-objectionable performance by Dean Jones EVER, it also has Hayley Mills and Dorothy Provine as a wonderfully kooky pair of sisters AND a fantastic feline hero. This Siamese cat is just gorgeous, and it's a lot of fun watching the bumbling humans trying to tail him down alleys and city streets. The bad guys of the piece are also letter-perfect: threatening but not overbearing, just enough menace to make the kidnapped woman's scary predicament that much more real. I also loved the next door neighbors (a wacky Elsa Lanchester and William Demarest), Hayley's surfer-boyfriend named Canoe, and befuddled Ed Wynn as a jewelry salesman. Simply put, a wonderful modern-day caper for parents and kids. Puts the remake with Christina Ricci to shame. ***1/2 from ****


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