Who trained the rats used in Willard (1971)? July 23, 2020March 5, 2012 by Pamela Landy Moe and Nora di Sesso trained the rats used in the movie Willard (1971). They were assisted by their pet cat. Related Answers When did Willard Scott join the “Today” cast (NBC, 1952)? What PBS station produces Masterpiece Theatre (PBS, 1971)? What was the name of the spaceship in Silent Running (1971)? Who played the married butler and cook for millionaire David Wayne in “The Good Life” (NBC, 1971-72)? On the 1971 CBS miniseries “The Six Wives of Henry VIII,” who played the wives? What British series was the basis for “All in the Family” (CBS, 1971-79)?