Cinema: Zoo Story

Zebra in the Kitchen, though it sounds like the tale of an equine in an apron, is actually about a hill-country boy (Jay North, TV's Dennis the Menace) who loves a puma named Sunshine. When Jay's folks move into the city, Jay stows away Sunshine in the back of the family truck. The cat ends up in a cramped zoo, where Jay becomes errand boy just long enough to snitch Keeper Andy Devine's keys and set loose lions, tigers, bears, apes, zebras, snakes, elephants, an ostrich and Sunshine upon a terrified populace.

Well, not too terrified. The ostrich swallows a transistor radio...

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