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


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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

Iggy: Hey, it was a quarter million, wasn't it?
Margaret Miller: [Margaret Miller, gagged, shook her head, no]
Iggy: Two hundred grand?
Margaret Miller: [Margaret Miller, gagged, shook her head, no again]
Iggy: Not one lousy hundred and sixty?
Margaret Miller: [Margaret Miller, gagged, nodded her head, yes this time]
[Iggy then made a fist, threatening to hit Margaret Mitchell in her mouth, but Dan prevented it]
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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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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
[Played both during the opening title/credits, and leading into "the End" card]
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A Hoot!
18 October 2003 | by (Freeport, Maine) – See all my reviews

I hadn't seen this movie in 30 years when my kids decided to rent it the other night! The cast is classic, from The Riddler(Batman), to Roddy McDowell, to Uncle Charlie(My Three Sons). And of course, Dean Jones and Haley Mills. It's one of those timeless, goofy Disney comedy classics that stands in a kitsch class of it's own! Ya gotta see it again!

YMMV if you're a tweener at this point (too mature for it's cornball silliness, and too young to be nostalgic!)


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