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The Trap (1966)

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A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.

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Rita Tushingham ...
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Barbara Chilcott ...
Trader's Wife
Linda Goranson ...
Trader's Daughter
Blain Fairman ...
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Jon Granik ...
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Merv Campone ...
Yellow Dog
Reg McReynolds ...
Captain (as Reginald McReynolds)
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A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.

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The piece of music used as Oliver Reed canoes down river (also called "The Trap") is now used by UK broadcaster The BBC for its coverage of The London Marathon. See more »

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When I'm a Man
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Music by Ron Goodwin
Lyrics by David D. Osborn
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good for a rainy afternoon when only adolescent dreams will do
15 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I fell in love with Oliver Reed when I was a mere a slip of a girl. That's what this movie is -- a teenage fantasy. Performances are great for the era and the script. Surprisingly NOT overdone, though it's a melodrama to beat all melodramas. Pretty neat that most of the action is centered around only two people - scenes with others in them are only at the beginning and end - and the two carry it off quite well - the action holds. Rita Tushingham did a fine job without ever saying a word. That's acting. Tough to write "dialogue" for Reed to get the story out - and his own back story - when the person he's talking to never speaks to move the narrative along. The scriptwriters handled it pretty well during the time they spend alone in the wild. Oliver Reed, hairy and covered in skins, was as masculine a hunk of man needing domestication as any young girl could ask for. Too bad he made lots of bad movie choices (perhaps because that's what he was offered -- being a difficult actor), because he was delightfully bad-boy gorgeous and had incredible chemistry on camera. (Sighhhh)


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