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Frank Buck (I) (1888–1950)

Frank Buck was born on March 17, 1888 in Gainesville, Texas, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Bring 'Em Back Alive (1932), Africa Screams (1949) and Wild Cargo (1934). He died on March 25, 1950 in Houston, Texas. See full bio »

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(age 62) in Houston, Texas, USA

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 1943 Tiger Fangs
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 1942 Jacaré (Documentary)
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 1941 Jungle Cavalcade (Documentary)
Narrator / Himself
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 1952 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Tiger Bait (1952) ... (story)
 1941 Jungle Cavalcade (Documentary) (book)
 1935 Fang and Claw (Documentary) (book - uncredited)
 1934 Wild Cargo (Documentary) (based on the fanous book by)
 1932 Bring 'Em Back Alive (Documentary) (book)
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 1935 Fang and Claw (Documentary) (producer - as Frank Buck's Fang and Claw)
 1934 Wild Cargo (Documentary) (co-producer - uncredited)
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 1935 Fang and Claw (Documentary)
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 1942 Jacaré (Documentary) (presenter)
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 1949 We, the People (TV Series)
Himself
- Buddy Rogers (1949) ... Himself
 1935 Fang and Claw (Documentary)
Himself / As Told by
 1934 Wild Cargo (Documentary)
Himself / Voice of Narrator: as Frank Buck's Wild Cargo
 1932 Bring 'Em Back Alive (Documentary)
Himself and narrator
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Other Works:

Circus actor, film director and producer. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | See more »

Alternate Names:

Frank Buck's Fang and Claw
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Won a substantial sum of money in a poker game, which financed his first expedition to Brazil. For several years, he supplied zoos in the U.S. with exotic animals. He lost most of his money in the stock market crash of 1929, then became director of the San Diego Zoo. The following year, he wrote his best-seller "Bring 'em back alive" which revived his fortunes. He subsequently worked at Ringling ... See more »

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