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That Darn Cat! (1965)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Thriller  |  2 December 1965 (USA)
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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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Comedy | Thriller

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Un gato del F.B.I.  »

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Trivia

When Ingrid Randall's "current boyfriend or date" and next-door neighbor Gregory Benson, Roddy McDowall stormed in the Randall's house carrying his shotgun to chase down FBI Agent Zeke Kelso, he is wearing a monogrammed bathrobe with 3 capital initials, G J B. The 3 initials are of his character name: "Gregory J. Benson". [At the conclusion of the movie, Ingrid Marshall has FBI Agent Zeke Kelso as her new date or boyfriend]. See more »

Goofs

After FBI Agent, Cahill accidentally walked into some empty tin cans, that made a loud noise, this scared D. C., D. C. quickly runs away to hide, below a fence. Then D. C. is up at the top of the same fence-line, not holding on to it by the claws, inside its paws. Apparently, D. C. was lifted up to the fence-line, by someone and fortunately off-screen. See more »

Quotes

Wilbur MacDougall(Mr. MacDougall): Good night, old woman, I can't hear a word you're saying, but whatever it is, I disagree with you one hundred percent!
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Crazy Credits

The dog that chased D. C., during the Opening Credits, after its neck is trapped between fence boards that angry dog barks three times, once for each word of the movie title. After each bark, a word appears, of [THAT DARN CAT!] all in capital letters. See more »

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Referenced in Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension (2011) See more »

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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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Not bad for a Disney comedy
26 February 1999 | by (Denver, CO) – See all my reviews

This is probably about as good as the Disney comedies of the 50's and 60's get. I think one reason it works is that it doesn't exist in that goody-two-shoes world where many Disney films of the past took place. The crooks in this film are nasty guys, they steal, kidnap, and nearly beat and kill their female hostage. Not that that's a good thing, but it's certainly uncharacteristic for a Disney film. The script is also well written, the dialogue is, for the most part, believable. It does get a little too long toward the end though.


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