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Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967)

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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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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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18 October 1967 (USA)  »

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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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Superior to newer Disney offerings
24 October 2003 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

This is a really fun movie with great narration. The acting is sub-par generally, but this only seems to add to the effect of a rough logging camp and its workers.

Adults should find this film enjoyable, but it's mainly for young people. This film deals with issues that youth will find prescient: loneliness, alienation, fitting-in, and growing up... all through that scampish yet delightful cougar.

Much better than Disney's silly, flashy, A.D.D. inducing, garish animated movies of recent years; "Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar" should not be overlooked, parents.


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