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Frank Buck's Adventures Club

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Black embossed image of a panther on a copper background with black text above and an outer red edge with gold text

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Frank Buck was a famous hunter, author, actor, and director of the San Diego Zoo. He collected and sold animals to zoos and circuses and co-authored a number of books about his adventures traveling the world.  He also starred in a number of films based off of these adventures that made him a celebrity. Bring ‘Em Back Alive was a bestselling book as well as a radio program of the same name that aired from October 30 - December 18, 1932.  The "Frank Buck’s Adventurers Club" was a collaboration between the Bring ‘Em Back Alive radio show and the Pepsodent toothpaste company - individuals could send in empty Pepsodent products in exchange for different prizes including buttons, rings, and other items branded Frank Buck’s Adventurers Club.


Frank Buck (animal collector). (2019). In Wikipedia. Retrieved from

FRANK BUCK ADVENTURE CLUB PREMIUM MAILER-- ADVENTURE CLUB PIN-- PRIZE LIST | #1010147957. (n.d.). Retrieved February 25, 2019, from

Official Handbook for Member’s of Frank Buck’s Adventurers Club | Digital Scholarship Unit. (n.d.). Retrieved February 25, 2019, from

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