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Frank Duck Brings Em Back Alive

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Director  Jack Hannah
Writer  Dick Kinney (story)
Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Family, Animation, Comedy
Music director  Oliver Wallace
Country  United States
Frank Duck Brings Em Back Alive movie poster
Release date  1 November 1946
Production  Walt Disney Animation Studios
Cast  Clarence Nash, Pinto Colvig
Voices  Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash
Similar movies  Hawaiian Holiday, On Ice, Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers, Terminator Salvation, Mickey's Birthday Party, Boat Builders

Frank Duck Brings 'Em Back Alive is a 1946 animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures. In this installment of the Donald & Goofy series, Donald Duck appears as "Frank Duck", a jungle explorer determined to capture a live "wild man", played by Goofy. The film was directed by Jack Hannah and features the voices of Clarence Nash as Donald and Pinto Colvig as Goofy.


Frank Duck Brings Em Back Alive movie scenes

The character Frank Duck and the title of the film are spoofs of Frank Buck and his 1930 book Bring 'Em Back Alive which was adapted into a 1932 documentary film.

Frank Duck Brings Em Back Alive movie scenes


Frank Duck Brings 'Em Back Alive Frank Duck Brings em Back Alive 1946 The Internet Animation

Goofy appears as a wild man living in the jungle, gracefully swinging from vine to vine à la Tarzan.

Employed by the Ajax Circus, Frank Duck (Donald) arrives in the jungle on a river boat in search of a wild man. After Goofy bungles an attempt to kill Frank, Frank presents the illiterate wild man with a contract which the wild man eventually eats. Frank tries to capture the wild man and put him into a cage, but the wild man escapes, seemingly unintentionally, and helps Frank load the empty cage onto his boat.

Upon realizing his mistake, Frank angrily returns with the cage and continues to chase the wild man until he chases him into a lion's den. In the ensuing chaos, Frank and the wild man find themselves wearing each other's clothes. The wild man takes advantage of the situation and commandeers Frank's boat, while Frank is left in the jungle to assume the role of a new wild man.


  • 1946 – theatrical release
  • 1992-2000 – Donald's Quack Attack: episode 5
  • 2005 – Walt Disney Treasures: Wave 5: The Chronological Donald, Volume 2
  • References

    Frank Duck Brings 'Em Back Alive Wikipedia
    Frank Duck Brings Em Back Alive IMDb Frank Duck Brings Em Back Alive

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