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    Bring 'Em Back Alive (RKO, 1932). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Frank Buck was the animal guy of the 1930s, a sort of Steve Irwin on steroids. Before the days of Animal Planet and Wild Kingdom, Buck, whose famous motto was "Bring 'Em Back Alive," thrilled audiences everywhere with his tales of encountering wild animals in their natural habitat. Indeed, his exploits, including winning a bare-handed fist fight with an orangutan, were the stuff of legend. He made several films, including the 15-chapter serial, Jungle Menace, and showed his astounding collection of animals at the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. He joined Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus in 1937, and released a best-selling book in 1941. This stone litho one sheet, promoting Buck's very first film, is a real beauty. There was a small tear in the upper border, and the borders have been touched up. Very Fine- on Linen.


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