That Darn Cat!
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Though overlong even for a Hayley Mills vehicle, That Darn Cat is an expert blend of laughs and suspense. The eponymous feline is D.C., a Siamese belonging to sisters Hayley Mills and Dorothy Provine. One evening, D.C. comes flouncing home with a lady's wristwatch attached to her neck. The watch contains an unfinished plea for help scribbled on its back, written by Grayson Hall, a bank teller held captive in a neighboring house by robbers Neville Brand and Frank Gorshin. Mills and Provine contact the FBI, who send agent Dean Jones (who's allergic to cats) to investigate. In their… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Robert Stevenson directed, and it's one of Disney's more watchable live-action efforts."
‑ Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"Amusing but long romp for both adults and kids."
‑ Michael Scheinfeld, Common Sense Media
"Wonderfully witty froth from a more innocent time."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, StaciWilson.com
"This should draw even better than some of Disney's recent pictures, which were a little too far-out for some of his admirers."
‑ , Boxoffice Magazine
"The two legged cast play second string to the marvellous moggie."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Time Out
"Silly, fun stuff, and perfect for kids."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Pleasing Disney animal/family yarn, some laughs"
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Although dated, the original clearly outshines the remake. Even the cat in the original possesses superior acting talent and a wider ranges of emotions."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"It's an entertaining picture."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"Lightweight, forgettable family fun."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Delightful Disney mystery-comedy; all hail Hayley!"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
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