EXCLUSIVE: ‘Black Zoo’ DVD Clip

Michael Gough and Jeanne Cooper star in this thriller about a man who unleashes his savage animals against anyone who crosses him.
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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Black Zoo’ DVD Clip

We have an exclusive clip from the home video release Black Zoo, which can be ordered through Warner Archive. Click on the video player below for a scene where Michael Gough lets one of his deadly animals loose from this 1963 horror movie.


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The most savage animal in a garden of beasts, animal-worship cultist and private zoo owner Michael Conrad (Michael Gough) has trained his lions well, siccing the big cats on any fool who dares get in his way. First it was a snoopy secretary, then a scheming realtor (Jerome Cowan). But only when his unhappy wife (Jeanne Cooper) runs off with his beloved chimps does Conrad unleash his inner beast, and the fur really flies. Shot by Academy Award-winning cinematographer Floyd Crosby on a soundstage stocked by famed animal behaviorist and Marine World creator Ralph Helfer, Black Zoo is the third and final collaboration of Gough (who later played Alfred the butler in four Batman movies) and producer Herman Cohen (Horrors of the Black Museum and Konga), a furocious last trip to the maul.

Black Zoo was released May 15th, 1963.

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