Grey Owl (2000)

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Drama based on true events. A trapper known as Archie Grey Owl, who has become an outspoken environmentalist, is discovered by a newspaper reporter to be in fact an Englishman named Archibald Belaney, who, obsessed with North American Indians, left Hastings for Canada as a young man and went into the trapping trade. When he fell in love with a woman named Pony he began to care for beavers and he turned his back on his trapping and began to write books and speak in the cause of leaving nature to thrive without killing animals for greed. His 'double' existence only became known to the world after his death in 1938.

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