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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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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, with an open top that was open with two dummies, one dressed as a male and the other one was dressed as a female. See more »

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After Agent Zeke Kelso got DC's paw prints, DC should still have ink on his feet. However, DC doesn't leave any paw prints on the laundry hamper he steps on before DC jumps out the window, escaping. See more »

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Patti Randall: [Patti, to FBI Supervisor Newton, while he is at the Marshall's house, speaking of DC] He's really diabolically clever.
[DC are initials of Darn Cat and Diabolically Clever]
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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
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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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