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The Richest Cat in the World

The Richest Cat in the World is a 1986 American made-for-television drama film directed by Greg Beeman and released by Walt Disney Television.

The Richest Cat in the World
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Written by Marshall Efron
Alfa-Betty Olsen
Story by Les Alexander
Steve Ditlea
Directed by Greg Beeman
Starring Ramon Bieri
Steven Kampmann
Caroline McWilliams
Music by Peter Bernstein
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Alexander Gorby
Andy Rose
Cinematography George Koblasa
Editor(s) Stanford C. Allen
Running time 120 minutes
Production company(s) Walt Disney Television
Original network ABC
Original release March 9, 1986

It first aired as the Disney Sunday Movie on ABC on Sunday March 9, 1986.[1]



The death of millionaire Oscar Kohlmeyer leaves an inheritance to a talking cat called Leo Kohlmeyer. Leo's inheritance is worth five million dollars while Oscar's nephew (Mr. Rigsby) gets twenty-five thousand dollars on the condition he doesn't contest the will. Being greedy and bossy, Mrs. Rigsby forces her husband to contest. The Rigsbys try to kidnap the cat.

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  1. ^ (8 March 1986). TV Preview, Sumter Daily Item
  2. ^ Geringer, Dan (17 April 1986). Cat's on a roll, but Boomer's gone bust, Spokane Chronicle (Knight-Ridder article)

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