Sherman L. Lowe

Sherman L. Lowe (born Salt Lake City, Utah, United States (or Russia), 18 October 1894; died 24 Jan 1968, Los Angeles, California, United States ) was a writer of the Frank Buck serial Jungle Menace.[1]

Sherman L. Lowe
Born18 October 1894
DiedJanuary 24, 1968 (aged 73)
Other namesSherman Lewis Lowenstein
Known forwork with Frank Buck
Spouse(s)Patricia Bennet

Early life

Sherman Lowe was the son of Russian immigrants, Louis Lowenstein and Johanna Blumberg Lowenstein. Sherman was educated at the University of Utah and the University of Pennsylvania. He served with the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. A machine gun bullet wounded his right leg, September 29, 1918, at Gesnes. He was discharged with the rank of sergeant.[2][3][4] According to the 1920 US census, he worked in Detroit as a shoe salesman.


Lowe entered films in 1926. He was a script reader at Universal Pictures for one year, then a writer for Universal. Among the films he worked on were Arizona Cyclone, Pony Post, Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie, Law of the Range, Black Arrow (serial), Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere, and Parole, Inc..

Work with Frank Buck

In 1937, Lowe was a writer of the Frank Buck serial Jungle Menace.


  1. Lehrer, Steven (2006). Bring 'Em Back Alive: The Best of Frank Buck. Texas Tech University press. pp. x–xi. ISBN 0-89672-582-0.
  2. Utah, Military Records, 1861-1970. World War I Service Questionnaires, 1914-1918
  3. U.S., WWI Jewish Servicemen Questionnaires, 1918-1921
  4. Eileen S. Quigley. International motion picture almanac, Volume 48. Quigley Publications, 1938
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