In his early days as a sports cartoonist in San Francisco, Ripley spent hours exploring nearby Chinatown, developing a life-long love of Chinese culture. This silent film clip is from his 1932 trip to China.
Robert Ripley explores the wonders of Kenya in 1934.
Cartoonist Robert Ripley got contract to produce one cartoon per day. At $100,000 per year, it increased his income tenfold.
Robert Ripley traveled to Papua New Guinea in 1934.