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Zoo in Budapest (1933)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | 28 April 1933 (USA)
An orphan girl escapes her caregivers to be with a young man raised at the zoo whose only previous friends are the animals.

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Stars: Loretta Young, Cary Grant, Jackie Kelk
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Eve
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Dr. Grunbaum
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Paul Vandor
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Heinie
Murray Kinnell ...
Garbosh
Ruth Warren ...
Katrina
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Karl
Frances Rich ...
Elsie
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Mr. Vandor
Lucille Ward ...
Miss Murst
Russ Powell ...
Toski
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Rosita
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Catherine Hayes ...
Woman
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Storyline

Flamboyant Zani grew up and works in the zoo. He loves animals so much that he steals animal furs from the women who wear them. Zani coaxes young beautiful Eve, an orphan, to escape her caretakers while on a group visit to the zoo. Dr. Grunbaum, the zoo director, is forced to organize a search party to capture both Zani and Eve. Zani proves too elusive and harbors Eve in a bear cave. However, when evil zookeeper Heinie discovers them, he draws the authorities' attention to their hideout... Written by Gary Jackson <garyjack5@cogeco.ca>

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zoo | orphan | escape | zookeeper | fur | See All (56) »

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Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

28 April 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Revolta das Feras  »

Box Office

Budget:

$436,649 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(FMC Library Print) | (copyright length)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric System)

Color:

(tinted)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The casting of Loretta Young in this film was officially announced by the studio on December 15, 1932. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Grunbaum: Last Wednesday, did you steal a woman's fur?
Zani: Yes, sir.
Dr. Grunbaum: What made you do it?
Zani: People shouldn't kill animals... and wear their furs.
Dr. Grunbaum: Unfortunately, there's not a law against that... but there is a law against stealing. What makes you steal things? Did you sell the fur?
Zani: No. I burned it.
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Soundtracks

Rhapsodie Hongroise
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Music by Marcel Delannoy
Lyrics by Jacques Brillouin and Serge Plaute
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a fun romp through the zoo
27 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My friends mother was in this movie. She was one of the other orphans that was standing next to Loretta Young in front of the lion cage. Her name was not on the credits but I watched it with my friend and he pointed out his mother to me whenever she appeared. She had several scenes. The movie was a very pleasant story about the love between the animals and the caretaker. Loretta Young was very gorgeous, as she was all of her life. I really enjoyed the way the animals were taken care of in this film, and the scenery was very picturesque. I really enjoyed the "lectures" on the animals that the orphanage director gave as she was leading the orphan girls through the zoo.


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