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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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Cast

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 ...
Narrator
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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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Family | Adventure

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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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Whatever happened to Charlie?
12 September 2007 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

I recently saw this film on TV for the 1st time in more than 30 years. The memories it brought back are indescribable. It reminded me of a time when Disney made family films that were not just cartoons. For those of us who are parents now, it is becoming harder and harder to find films that we can take our children to, except for cartoons. It is very sad that films such as Swiss Family Robinson, Candleshoe and Freaky Friday are no longer being made. And after seeing this film again made me curious about what happened to the cougar who played Charlie. As far as I know, he never played in another film. Where did he live and when did he die? If anyone knows, I would appreciate any information they can offer.


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