J. T. Gamble, a shy, withdrawn Harlem youngster, shows compassion and responsibility when he takes on the care of an old, one-eyed, badly injured alley cat days before Christmas and secretly nurses it back to health.

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Rodeen Gamble (as Jeannette Du Bois)
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Mama Meley
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J.T. Gamble
Michael Gorrin ...
Mr. Rosen
Olga Fabian ...
Mrs. Rosen
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Mrs. Arnold
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Boomer
David Ayala ...
Claymore
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Mrs. Hill
Andrew Monzon ...
Boy with Glasses
Alma Hubbard ...
Lady in Grocery Store
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J. T. Gamble, a shy, withdrawn Harlem youngster, shows compassion and responsibility when he takes on the care of an old, one-eyed, badly injured alley cat days before Christmas and secretly nurses it back to health.

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13 December 1969 (USA)  »

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Produced for a Saturday morning children's anthology on CBS, the film garnered such rave reviews that CBS decided to give it a prime time airing the following week. See more »

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Mama Meley: What you want for Christmas, child?
J.T. Gamble: A cat. I want me this cat I found.
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Great Movie from my childhood.
18 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was 9 yrs old and to this day it is the saddest movie i have ever seen. I even remember crying when it was over, but I haven't seen it for 35 yrs. The movie made a lasting impression on me, especially since I myself just found a stray cat in a warehouse and nursed it back to health. I wish I could find a copy for my kids who are also cat lovers. It is a must see movie, whether you're an animal lover or not. If you ever have the chance to see this movie, do not pass it up. Its a great family movie, despite how old the movie is an I, personally, think it is one of the best "made for TV" movies ever. I would give this movie my highest rating. Once again, its an excellent film.


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