|Author|| Frank Buck |
|Publisher||D. Appleton & Company|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
|Preceded by||Fang and Claw|
|Followed by||On Jungle Trails|
Tim Thompson in the Jungle was Frank Buck's fourth book, which, in a fictionalized version, continued his stories of capturing exotic animals.
Tim Thompson, a young boy, stows away aboard Frank Buck's ship at Singapore that he might accompany Buck, his hero, on a jungle expedition. The story of their adventures is told by Ferrin Fraser, based on Buck's own experiences, except for the introduction of certain characters, notably a villain, Rawson, who is lying in wait at Ceylon. At the climax, Tim Thompson, awestruck, watches as Buck descends into a pit and takes a man-eating tiger by the tail. The book has sixteen full-page illustrations grouped at the end.
Bring 'Em Back Alive is an adventure television series starring Bruce Boxleitner, Cindy Morgan, and Ron O'Neal.
Frank Howard Buck was an American hunter, animal collector, and author, as well as a film actor, director, and producer. Beginning in the 1910s he made many expeditions into Asia for the purpose of hunting and collecting exotic animals, bringing over 100,000 live specimens back to the United States and elsewhere for zoos and circuses and earning a reputation as an adventurer. He co-authored seven books chronicling or based on his expeditions, beginning with 1930's Bring 'Em Back Alive, which became a bestseller. Between 1932 and 1943 he starred in seven adventure films based on his exploits, most of which featured staged "fights to the death" with various wild beasts. He was also briefly a director of the San Diego Zoo, displayed wild animals at the 1933–34 Century of Progress exhibition and 1939 New York World's Fair, toured with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and co-authored an autobiography, 1941's All in a Lifetime. The Frank Buck Zoo in Buck's hometown of Gainesville, Texas, is named after him.
Jungle Menace (1937) is the first serial released by Columbia Pictures.
Harry L. Fraser was an American film director and screenplay writer.
Clyde Ernest Elliott was an American motion picture director, producer, and writer. He is best known for animal films, especially Frank Buck’s first movie, Bring 'Em Back Alive (1932).
Ferrin Fraser was a radio scriptwriter and short story author who collaborated with Frank Buck on radio scripts and five books.
James Melven Dannaldson starred in the Frank Buck film Jacaré.
Tiger Fangs is a 1943 American adventure/thriller film directed by Sam Newfield and starring Frank Buck and June Duprez. It was distributed Producers Releasing Corporation. The film's sets were designed by the art director Paul Palmentola.
All in a Lifetime by Frank Buck, with Ferrin Fraser, is Buck’s autobiography.
On Jungle Trails is a book-length compilation of Frank Buck’s stories describing how he captures wild animals. For many years, this book was a fifth grade reader in the Texas public schools, approved for state-wide use.
Bring ‘Em Back Alive is a 1930 book by Frank Buck. His first book, it was a best seller that catapulted him to world fame and was translated into many languages. Buck tells of his adventures capturing exotic animals.
Bring 'Em Back Alive is a 1932 American Pre-Code jungle adventure documentary filmed in Malaya starring Frank Buck. The film was promoted with an NBC radio series of the same title.
Wild Cargo is a 1934 jungle adventure documentary starring Frank Buck. Buck depicts the ingenious methods by which he traps wild birds, mammals and reptiles. Many scenes were photographed on the vast Malayan estates of Buck's friend, Sultan Ibrahim of Johor, who appears in person in the film.
Fang and Claw is a 1935 jungle adventure documentary starring Frank Buck. Buck continues his demonstration of the ingenious methods by which he traps wild birds, mammals and reptiles in Johore.
Wild Cargo was Frank Buck's second book, a best seller. Buck, was born on March 17, 1884, in a wagon yard owned by his father at Gainesville, When he was five, his family moved to Dallas. After attending public schools in Dallas, Buck left home at the age of eighteen to take a job handling a trainload of cattle being sent to Chicago. In 1911 he made his first expedition to South America. He eventually also traveled to Malaya, India, Borneo, New Guinea, and Africa. From these and other expeditions he brought back many exotic species that he sold to zoos and circuses, and he ultimately acquired the nickname "Bring 'Em Back Alive". Buck continued his tales of his adventures capturing exotic animals. Writing with Edward Anthony, Buck related many of his experiences working with and transporting jungle creatures.
Fang and Claw was Frank Buck’s third book, which continued his stories of capturing exotic animals. Writing with Ferrin Fraser, Buck related many of his experiences working with and observing other people in the jungle.
Jungle Animals was Frank Buck’s eighth book, written with Ferrin Fraser, describing some of the animals, birds, and reptiles of the jungle, which Buck had come in contact with in his years of travel around the world. The lavishly illustrated book was intended for schoolchildren grades five to eight. A children’s book illustrator, Roger Vernam (1912–1992), was the artist.
Jungle Cavalcade is a compilation of footage from Frank Buck’s first three films depicting his adventures capturing animals for the world's zoos.
Nicholas Cavaliere was a cinematographer who filmed Frank Buck’s films Bring 'Em Back Alive (1932), Wild Cargo (1934), and Fang and Claw (1935).
Bring 'Em Back Alive may refer to the book by the collector of animals, Frank Buck, published in 1930. Buck created the documentary film of the same name in association with RKO Pictures, released in 1932. A 1980s fictional television series of the same name revolves on Frank Buck in Singapore.