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That Darn Cat! (1965)

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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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cat | fbi | hostage | wristwatch | bank robbery | See more »

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

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Comedy | Thriller

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2 December 1965 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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Trivia

At the drive-in theatre, ticket-taker, Burton was ordered to chase DC, away by the drive-in manager. Burton's chase of DC ended when he fell in a Volkswagen, the top roof was open with two dummies, one dressed as a male and the other one was dressed as a female. See more »

Goofs

After D.C. jumps out of the window after being paw printed, Zeke Kelso applies the paper to his forehead. For one, the print on his forehead is crooked, but when you see it on the paper its perfectly straight. Also there was a second paw print right beside copied one, which should have left some kind of a mark on the paper. See more »

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[first lines]
Iggy: [as Iggy buys four different newspapers, Iggy sees DC smelling the salmon, he had just purchased] Hey, what do you say fella? Hey, you're taking my food, huh?
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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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Surprisingly good!
2 November 2003 | by (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) – See all my reviews

I have fond memories of watching this as a child, but I thought my memories might be too rosy, so my expectations were not high as I got ready to re-watch this film. However, it was surprisingly entertaining throughout, except near the end, where I agree that the scene showing everybody trailing everybody else went on a little too long. You can tell the plot was taken from a novel - there are several funny lines, there is more telling detail, the bad guys are convincingly threatening (as others have said), and the characters are more three-dimensional than usual for a 1960s "family" movie. The teenage heroine (played by Hayley Mills) is resourceful and actually has a steady boyfriend(!), though of course she never kisses him, even at the drive-in! I also like the actress who plays the hostage - she *looks* like an older woman who might actually work at a bank - not like a Hollywood glamour girl! I haven't seen the 1997(?) remake, but I suspect it isn't as good as the original. All in all, an enjoyable movie for a Saturday night at home!


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