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Trap on Cougar Mountain (1972)

A mountain boy takes it upon himself to protect wild animals from hunters and trappers.




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Credited cast:
Eric Larsen
Erik Larsen
Alvin Keeswold
Randy Burt
Lawrence J. Rink
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gary Barrick
Dwayne Couraud
Jay Crawford
Doc Engler
William E. Graves
Gerard A. Hoddenback
Leon F. Lewis
Mike Naegle


A mountain boy takes it upon himself to protect wild animals from hunters and trappers.

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A boy with the courage of a cougar...A cougar with the heart of a boy...Fighting for survival in a mountain wilderness... See more »


Adventure | Western


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Release Date:

1 September 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Run to the High Country  »

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2.35 : 1
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When the World Was Green
Words and Music by Don Vincent
Sung by Gene Merlino
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18 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

I just saw this movie last night and while it had a noble theme running through it-'Be Kind to the Animals' some parts just didn't make sense. For instance, the main character, Erik, who is supposed to love animals beyond life itself, neglects to take care of the ones that he has. While Erik Larsen is not a professional actor, he had an endearing quality to him that helped save this picture from being a total waste of time. I must say however, that if we had a taken one more trip up "to the high country" I would have screamed like a woman! The movie went on too long and they should have should considered script problems. The best part-Erik Larsen was believable.

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