Run, Cougar, Run (film) When a professional hunter and two sportsmen use a helicopter to scout for big game in the southwestern wilderness of the United States, Seeta, a tawny, 3-year-old mountain lion, her mate, and their three kits are endangered, and Seeta has to struggle to protect her family from these dangerous intruders. Released on October 18, 1972. Directed by Jerome Courtland. 87 min. Stars Stuart Whitman (Hugh McRae), Lonny Chapman (Harry Walker), Douglas V. Fowley (Joe Bickley), Harry Carey, Jr. (Barney), Alfonso Arau (Etie). The film’s song, “Let Her Alone,” was written by Terry Gilkyson and sung by Ian & Sylvia. The movie was narrated by Ian Tyson and filmed entirely on location in the Great Southwest, along the Colorado river in Utah and Arizona.