The Cat from Outer Space 1978

Three scientists help an Alien feline, stranded on Earth, to repair its damaged spacecraft in order to return home but their efforts are hampered by inept army officials and foreign spies.

The Cast

Ken Berry-Frank
Sandy Duncan-Liz
Harry Morgan-General Stilton
Roddy McDowall-Mr. Stallwood
McLean Stevenson-Link
Jesse White-Earnest Ernie
Alan Young-Dr. Wenger
Hans Conried-Dr. Heffel

The Director: Norman Tokar
The Writers: Ted Key
Music by: Lalo Schifrin
Certificate : U

Film Trivia

Jake the cat was played by two different Abyssinian cats: Rumple and his sister, Amber.
Ronnie Schell, who provided the voice of the title feline, was also given the small part of an army sergeant. In post-production, it was decided that his voice was too easily recognizable, so the on-screen role was re-dubbed by another. An unidentified and anonymous actor.
Harry Morgan plays an eccentric general and McLean Stevenson plays a harried doctor. In Harry Morgan's first appearance on M*A*S*H (1972), he played an eccentric general; McLean Stevenson was a regular in the role of the harried doctor in command of the 4077th.
In reality, Sandy Duncan is allergic to cats.
Sorrell Booke's final film performance.
This is the last Disney film to involve actor Hans Conried. The arguably best known role of his career was that of Captain Hook/George Darling in Peter Pan (1953).
The breed of cat used for Jake was Abyssinian.
Jake's actual name is Zunar J5 Zoric 9/49.
A comic book adaptation was published, which included an adaptation of Disney's earlier The Shaggy Dog (1959).
The only time Harry Morgan and McLean Stevenson, the two commanders of the 4077th in the TV series M*A*S*H, appeared together on screen besides the one episode of M*A*S*H, The General Flipped at Dawn (1974).
Ken Berry and James Hampton world together on F Troop.