The Big Cat
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The Big Cat
A frequent cable-TV attraction since lapsing into public domain in 1976, The Big Cat is an excellent outdoor drama, beautifully lensed in Technicolor (though most current prints are printed in a washed-out 2-color process). Set in Utah in the darkest days of the Depression, the film stars Lon McCallister as Danny, the citified nephew of rancher Gil Hawks (Forrest Tucker). Danny is pretty useless as a ranch hand, but he proves his mettle when Hawks' life is endangered by a marauding cougar. Preston S. Foster delivers the film's best performance as a hirsute, stingy backwoodsman who… More

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"It's a routine but hearty outdoor adventure story that's set in the rural mountains of Utah, in 1933, in the midst of the Great Depression."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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