Cinema: The New Pictures: Apr. 9, 1934

Wild Cargo (RKO) makes Frank Buck's life work of collecting animals for zoos appear to be a sinecure. When Buck sits down to rest in a Malay jungle he knows at once what causes each and every noise. "The East Indian binturong," says he, ''is a strange creature, half-bear, half-cat." Presently the binturong is laughing in a cage. When Frank Buck pitches a camp, white monkeys swarm on the roof. When he looks at a tree, there is a leopard in it. When a friendly potentate gives him a pig for Thanksgiving dinner, a...

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