Menace on the Mountain is a 1970 telefilm produced by Walt Disney Productions. It was originally broadcast on NBC as a two-part episode on The Wonderful World of Disney on March 1, and March 8, 1970. It was released theatrically in 1972. The telefilm was directed by Vincent McEveety.


During the Civil War, Jed McIver joins the Confederate Army, and asks his son, Jamie, to take care of his family in his absence. He decides to hunt for a mountain lion to collect a bounty and use the money from that to pay the taxes due. But he also has to contend with a bullying rival, who is also after the same bounty.


  • Pat Crowley - Leah McIver
  • Albert Salmi - Poss Timmerlake
  • Charles Aidman - Jed McIver
  • Mitch Vogel - Jamie McIver
  • Richard Anderson - Major Galt
  • Dub Taylor - Cicero Everhart
  • Eric Shea - Mark McIver
  • Kelton Garwood - Mr. Sykes
  • James Nusser - Ben Forrester
  • Dan Ferrone - Lieutenant Saunders
  • Jodie Foster - Suellen McIver
  • Gregg Palmer - Posse Bushwhacker