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The Burroughs Bibliophiles and Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau
celebrate the 100th anniversary of the release of Tarzan of the Apes,
a 1918 American action adventure silent film directed by Scott Sidney
starring Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, George B. French and Gordon Griffith.
It was the first Tarzan film ever made and is based on
Edgar Rice Burroughs’ original novel Tarzan of the Apes.
*** People staying at the Clarion Inn get a free hot breakfast,
served in Morgan's Restaurant.
*** Morgan's also serves a lunchbuffet,
as well as a seafood dinner buffet on Fridays and Saturdays.
*** Fee for a one-day visit to the Dum-Dum is $15 ~ pay at the door.
*** A Welcome social will be in the Clarion Inn's Legends Lounge.
*** National Capital Area Panthans chapter meeting will be held after dinner Thursday in the Clarion Inn.
9:00 – 11:00 – Set up, Conference Registration
11:00 – 1:00 – Hotel check in, dine around lunch
1:00 -1:30 – Welcome - Connection to Burroughs for Morgan City
1:30 - 2:15 – Discussion - Current ERB Events
2:15 – 2:30 - Break
2:30 – 3:30 - Speaker - Al Bohl
3:30 – 4:30 – Speaker - Henry Franke III
5:30 – 6:30 – Welcome Social
6:30 pm – Dine Around
Friday, 3 August
9:00 – Dealer Room Open
10:00 – 11:00 – Speaker – Scott Tracy Griffin
11:30 – 1:00 – Lunch Dine Around
1:00 – 2:00 – Panel Discussion
2:00 – 3:00 – Speaker - Win Scott Eckert
3:00 – 3:15 – Break
3:15 – Auction
5:00 – Dealer Room Closes
6:00 – Dine Around
Saturday, 4 August
*** The Swamp Tour will join the tour boat at Russo Landing, 3359 LA Hwy 70 ~ The swamp tour takes about two hours
Group 2 may want to bring a bag lunch.
*** Poll Do's Sports Bar is at 615 Brashear Ave., Morgan City. Tel: 281.216.7848
*** Cafe JoJo's is at 624 Front St. in Morgann City: Tel: 985.384.9291
9:00 – Dealer Room Open
9:30 – Option 1 Swamp Tour or Self-Guided Movie Location Driving Tour
11:30 – Option 2 Swamp Tour or Self-Guided Movie Location Driving Tour
Lunch – Dine Around
2:00 – King & Queen of the Louisiana Jungle – Costume/Yell Contest (Open to Public)
6:00 – Banquet Café Jo Jo’s
8:00 – Board of Directors Meeting
Sunday, 5 August
7:30 - until – Farewell Breakfast
Just added to the 2018 Dum Dum roster!
Edgar Rice Burroughs Amateur Press Association founder and
"Forgotten Tales of Love and Murder" publisher
John Guidry will be in attendance!
Al is an award winning artist, writer and filmmaker with over 40 years of experience. Bohl released his feature documentary “Tarzan: Lord of the Louisiana Jungle” and a re-edit of the original 1918 classic silent film “Tarzan of the Apes.” Al has worked in the entertainment business through book and magazine publishing, advertising, marketing, music and filmmaking. His textbook, “Guide to Cartooning” is used in public schools in the United States. He continues to work in film and is currently writing a new Zaanan book in the series entitled, "Zaanan: The Mermen of Immersia" and also working on a children's book called, "De Trouble Wit' Monkeys." Al Bohl developed and teaches the GEN4 Animation Course for the Talented Arts Program of the Bossier Parish School system.
Scott Tracy Griffin
Scott Tracy Griffin is the author of Tarzan on Film (Titan Books, 2016), a lavishly illustrated history of the renowned franchise, which began in 1918 with Tarzan of the Apes and continues through 2016’s The Legend of Tarzan. Griffin’s previous book, Tarzan: The Centennial Celebration (Titan Books, 2012), was a 2013 Locus Award finalist for Best Art Book.
Griffin’s career as a writer, pop culture historian, and consultant began in 1993. Print publications for which Griffin has written include Cinefantastique, FilmFax, Femme Fatales, The Burroughs Bulletin, Mississippi Magazine, and AlterEgo. His online editorial contributions have been featured in the Huffington Post, Amazon’s Hollywonk, Aintitcool.com, MTV Geek, Flavor Wire, Man of La Book, and List.co.uk.
He has served as a consultant and on-camera interviewee for numerous Tarzan documentaries, including Arts & Entertainment Biography’s Tarzan: The Legacy of Edgar Rice Burroughs (1996); Canadian InformAction’s Investigating Tarzan (1997); London Weekend Television’s In Search of Tarzan (1999); Tarzan: Silver Screen King of the Jungle (2004); the award-winning Tarzan, Lord of the Louisiana Jungle (2012); and Tarzan Revisited (2017).
A resident of Southern California, Griffin graduated from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi with a Bachelor’s degree in sociology. He is currently enrolled in the MBA program at California State University Los Angeles and serves as the Director of Special Projects for Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.
Henry G. Franke III
Henry Franke is the Editor of The Burroughs Bibliophiles, the non-profit literary society devoted to the life and works of Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Bibliophiles publishes The Burroughs Bulletin journal and The Gridley Wave newsletter. Henry is just the third editor of The Burroughs Bulletin since it was first published in 1947. He was the Contributing Editor and penned the introductions for IDW Publishing’s Library of American Comics archival series reprinting Russ Manning’s Tarzan daily and Sunday newspaper comic strips. Volume 1 won the 2014 Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection – Strips. He has written articles and other book introductions on Tarzan comic books and strips for TwoMorrows Publishing, Titan Books, and Library of American Comics. Henry was the Official Editor of the Edgar Rice Burroughs Amateur Press Association (ERBapa) in 1994-1996 and 2004. He served in the U.S. Army from 1977 to 2009 and is now a government civilian employee of the U.S. Army.
Win Scott Eckert
Win Scott Eckert is an expert on famed science fiction writer Philip José Farmer, including Farmer’s connections to Edgar Rice Burroughs and Tarzan. Eckert contributed a new foreword the 2006 edition of Farmer’s well-known fictional biography, Tarzan Alive: A Definitive Biography of Lord Greystoke (University of Nebraska/Bison Books) and played a key role in bringing Farmer’s authorized novel, Tarzan and the Dark Heart of Time (Meteor House), back into print in 2018.
Eckert is the coauthor with Farmer of the Pat Wildman novel The Evil in Pemberley House, and the coauthor with Farmer of the forthcoming fourth novel in Farmer’s Secrets of the Nine series, The Monster on Hold. He has written short stories and novels featuring many popular characters, including Zorro, The Avenger, The Phantom, The Lone Ranger, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Honey West, T.H.E. Cat, Hareton Ironcastle, Captain Midnight, The Green Ghost, Sexton Blake, The Domino Lady, Doc Ardan, and Sherlock Holmes. Find Win online at winscotteckert.com and @woldnewton (Twitter).
REGISTRATION INFORMATIONSet up of dealers’ room will be Thursday, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and the auction will take place at 3:15 p.m.
DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM AS A WORD FILE
The dealer room will reopen Saturday at 9 a.m. until all dealer materials must be removed from the room by 5 p.m. on Saturday.
The registration fee is $105.00.
Not included in registration cost:
Dealer tables are $15.00 each for the weekend.
Additional banquet tickets for significant others are available at $35.00 each.
T-shirts are free with registration: pre-order S-XL ~ XXL-XXXL
Cost for additional T-Shirts is $20.00: S-XL ~ $25.00: XXL-XXXL
NOTE: T-Shirt sizes and orders must be provided by July 16
Optional swamp tours $35.00 per person.
Mail/email or fax registration form and payment or call to register:
Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau/Tarzan
P.O. Box 2332
Morgan City, LA 70381
Fax: (985) 380-2876
Payment: credit cards, cash, check or money order
• Registration not confirmed until payment is received
• Upon receipt of registration and payment confirmation will be mailed
• Refunds for optional swamp tours will be given only if tour is canceled due to weather.
2018 Dum Dum in the news!
"The Chamber, Cajun Coast and others have been making plans to commemorate the
100th anniversary of the silent film 'Tarzan [of the Apes],'
which was filmed around Morgan City and became
the first of many film adaptations of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ adventure classic."
Read the News Story HERE
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