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The Legend of Cougar Canyon

By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Dated '70s documentary with some animal violence.

Movie NR 2002 91 minutes
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For parents who can recall the days of nature shows like Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, there is some quaint charm to THE LEGEND OF COUGAR CANYON. The overbearing narration, the corny background music, the almost too-perfect choreography of the predators and prey in their habitat, all should bring back quaint memories of growing up pre-digital.

However, for kids and young adults weaned on Blu-Ray, 3-D television, HDTV, DVD, and even VHS nature documentaries, this slice of mid-20th century documentary filmmaking will most certainly prove too corny and dated to be of interest.

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