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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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Follow that cat... as a sassy, Siamese secret agent leads the F.B.I. through WALT DISNEY'S MOST HILARIOUS COMEDY! See more »

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Comedy | Thriller

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First Walt Disney film of Dean Jones. He became a perennial favorite of the studio throughout the balance of the last half of the 1960's decade and a majority of the 1970's decade. See more »

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When Margaret Miller is begging with the crooks not to kill her, Grayson Hall calls Frank Gorshin's character, Iggy, by the name of Neville Brand's character, Dan. See more »

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Patti Randall: [Patty is inside Hofstedder's Jewelry Store, just before she called the FBI as 'Daphne Hofstedder' with accented voice] Now, I know you very well, and you're a sweet man and you would never forgive yourself if something terrible happened to Margaret Miller, and it could. I can just see it in the newspaper headlines "Mister Hofstedder, He Could Have Saved Her".
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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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One of the better Disney family comedies from the '60s...
30 September 2006 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The Siamese cat not only has the title role, he steals the film! The silly plot involves a couple of bumbling bank robbers (FRANK GORSHIN is one of them), who kidnap a woman from the bank who's able to signal for help by putting her wrist watch around the cat's neck. The cat belongs to HAYLEY MILLS, who picks up on the signal and then must convince the FBI to help her (and her cat) find the robbers in time to save the woman. DEAN JONES is the earnest but bumbling FBI man who decides to help Hayley.

All of the incidents surrounding the cat are deftly handled with a great deal of humor. ELSA LANCHESTER and WILLIAM DEMAREST are funny as snooping neighbors and RODDY McDOWALL and ED WYNN have some good moments too. But it's HAYLEY MILLS at her most appealing and "that darn cat" that really steal the show. The cat "DC" is simply amazingly natural and perhaps the most convincing member of the cast.

Summing up: One of the better Disney comedies during the '60s.


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