Zebra in the Kitchen (1965)

G  |   |  Comedy, Family  |  June 1965 (USA)
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A young boy lets the animals out of their cages at the Zoo, to set them free, but the animals start taking over the town.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Carlyle
Dr. Del Hartwood
Branch Hawksbill
Joyce Meadows ...
Isobel Moon
Adam Carlyle
Dorothy Green ...
Anne Carlyle
Karen Green ...
Wilma Carlyle
Councilman Pew
John Milford ...
Sgt. Freebee
Councilman Lawrence (as Tris Coffin)
Merritt Bohn ...
Chief of Police (as Merrit Bohnt)
Robert Clarke ...
Percy Helton ...
Mr. Richardson
Jimmy Stiles ...
Dal Jenkins ...


A young boy lets the animals out of their cages at the Zoo, to set them free, but the animals start taking over the town.

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animal | cage | boy | zoo | judge | See All (60) »


Someone's got a zoo loose! See more »


Comedy | Family


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Release Date:

June 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein Zebra in der Küche  »

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Uncredited actor Eddie Quillan is seen watching a clip from Hollywood Party (1934), in which he himself had a featured role 21 years earlier. See more »


References Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion (1965) See more »


Zebra in the Kitchen
Words and Music by Hal Hopper
Sung by The Standells
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Really bizarre

Was really taken aback by the number of people who recall it as their first movie.However weird and made up it may sound,it was one of my first movies as well.My friends had it on home video and I remember laughing hard and having a really good "childhood" time with my buddies.The memories are very faint,but there was some sequence where they show a big key or something.And its a miracle that I recall the name!Seeing the rating I guess the movie must be pretty crappy,but I would still buy the movie,even though my friends back then are only memories now.I have to see the movie now to make a more critical comment,but for now I just want to reminisce the memories...

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