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Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967)

Approved  |   |  Adventure, Family  |  18 October 1967 (USA)
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When a cougar raised by a group of loggers in the Pacific Northwest reverts to its natural instincts, the consequence could threaten its life.

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Complete credited cast:
Ron Brown ...
Jess Bradley
Brian Russell ...
Potlatch
Linda Wallace ...
Jess's Fiancé
Jim Wilson ...
Farmer
Lewis Sample ...
Chief Engineer
Clifford Peterson ...
Mill Manager
Edward C. Moller ...
Mill Hand
Charlie ...
The Lonesome Cougar
Rex Allen ...
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When a cougar raised by a group of loggers in the Pacific Northwest reverts to its natural instincts, the consequence could threaten its life.

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logger | cougar | wilderness | pet | orphan | See All (11) »

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Adventure | Family

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Charlie, el puma solitario  »

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Originally released as part of a double feature bill with Disney's The Jungle Book (1967). See more »

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During the final confrontation, Charlie is played by two different cats (one "happy", one "angry") of noticeably different fur colors. See more »

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Spoofed in Me, Myself & Irene (2000) See more »

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Talkin' About Charlie
Written by Jack Speirs and Franklyn Marks
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Great family film.
24 May 2007 | by (Oshkosh, WI, USA) – See all my reviews

A lumberman finds a young cougar in need of help. To young to be on his own the cat soon takes up with the rugged camp workers. Nicknamed "Good Time Charlie' his antics amuse everyone at first. His wild nature eventually begins to cause trouble and reintroducing him into his natural habitat becomes an issue. This film is among those wonderful Disney nature films that were common in the 50's and 60's Lots of action, beautiful scenery and some endearing animal to charm you. These films were not long but included fascinating glimpses into wildlife and the effects of human contact. Unlike Disney's animated talking animals the animals in these films remained true to their own nature. They also make great travel films for seeing the western states.


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