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That Darn Cat! (1965)

Approved | | Comedy, Crime, Family | 2 December 1965 (USA)
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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Follow that cat... in WALT DISNEY'S funniest yet! See more »


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L'espion aux pattes de velours  »

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Trivia

"Diabolically Clever" & "Diabolical Cat" could be two substitute nicknames for DC Randall. Patricia Randall, (Patty) specifically said "DC is really diabolically clever." to FBI Supervisor Newton, the same evening Margaret Miller was successfully rescued. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Wilbur MacDougall(Mr. MacDougall): [immediately after Kipp MacDougall left the house to snoop, Wilbur MacDaogall went to the telephone, to call the police, on her!] I always say, if you got a duty, you ought to do it.
Wilbur MacDougall(Mr. MacDougall): [speaking to the telephone operator] Get me the police.
Wilbur MacDougall(Mr. MacDougall): [after operator connected him to the police] Police? I want to report a prowler. Yeah, he's dressed like an old woman. Running around, looking in windows. No telling what he's up to. Yeah, and tell your men to be careful. He's dangerous!
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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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Featured in Disney Dimanche: Episode #2.1 (1979) 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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