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That Darn Cat! (1965)

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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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cat | fbi | hostage | kidnapping | bank robbery | See more »

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They'll crack this case by a whisker. See more »

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Comedy | Thriller

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2 December 1965 (USA)  »

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Un gato del F.B.I.  »

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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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At the drive-in, on Thursday evening, when D.C. is playing with the butterfly, for a brief moment you can see the fishing line holding it up, above D.C. See more »

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Canoe Henderson: [at Patti's front door, he suddenly hears a loud shriek of a man] What was that?
Patti Randall: What was what?
Canoe Henderson: That blood-curdling scream.
Patti Randall: Canoe, will you just go?
Canoe Henderson: Oh, I'm terribly sorry, I didn't realize I was butting in on a murder.
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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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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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