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The Night of the Grizzly (1966)

G  |   |  Adventure, Western  |  20 April 1966 (USA)
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Ex-lawman Jim Cole retires to Wyoming to farm his land but a land-greedy neighbor, an ex-con turned bounty hunter and a vicious grizzly bear upset his retirement plans.

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Jim Cole
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Angela Cole
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Jed Curry
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Wilhelmina Peterson
Kevin Brodie ...
Charlie Cole
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Hazel Squires
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Hank
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Tad Curry
Med Flory ...
Duke Squires
Leo Gordon ...
Cass Dowdy
Don Haggerty ...
Sam Potts
Sammy Jackson ...
Cal Curry
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Cotton Benson
Candy Moore ...
Meg
Victoria Paige Meyerink ...
Gypsy Cole
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Marshall "Big Jim" Cole turns in his badge and heads to Wyoming with his family in order to settle on some land left him by a relative. He faces opposition both from a neighbor who wants that land for his own sons, and from a grizzly bear nicknamed "Satan" who keeps killing Cole's livestock. Written by dinky-4

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The story of a night lengthened by a thousand terrors! See more »

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20 April 1966 (USA)  »

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El Satán de la montaña  »

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Final film (as director) of Joseph Pevney. See more »

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When Big Jim steps in the bear track, his boot print leaves the design of a rubber sole. Leather boot soles are completely smooth. See more »

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Referenced in Grizzly (1976) See more »

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Written by Clint Walker and Charlie Aldrich
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Excellent childhood memory!
9 August 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie will no doubt seem dated and somewhat simple compared to today's overblown productions, however, it has charm and remains a childhood favorite of mine through the years. The story is engaging. It has humour, action, and suspense.

When I was a child living on a farm in the woods of Alberta, my father used to be called on by his uncle to go hunt bears that were killing too many calves. This movie sparked my imagination and I often wondered just what my dad would do if a GIANT bear came down out of the hills and started creating terror in our small community.

If you like wilderness tales or adventure stories you will enjoy this film. Perhaps Hollywood should think about a remake, today's special effects would thoroughly enhance this great story.


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