Cinema: Grounded

A Tiger Walks is a Disney epic that just plods along, following the spoor of many other movies cut from the same hairy pelt. When a mistreated Bengal tiger escapes from his trainer in a small town, folks begin to show their stripes. Cowards take cover. A greedy innkeeper jacks up her prices as hordes of callous reporters descend on the terrified community. A Governor who is up for re-election tries to make political hay by calling out the National Guard, and the boys go hunting a handsome trophy for the officers' mess. Only young Pamela Franklin, the sheriff's bright-eyed daughter,...

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