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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA© Game Cards (Colour)


Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q  1 Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A  1
BIO: Mecca * Reseda * Hacienda BIO: Avenues in the City of Tarzana
PLT: Zantar * Tublat-Zan *Bloomstoke PLT: Names ERB played with before
deciding on Tarzan (and Greystoke)
GEO: Lady Alice * Fuwalda * Arrow GEO: Ships associated with Tarzan
(mutinies, shipwrecks)
PUB: Arting * Wyeth * Sperry PUB: Early illustrators of ERB stories
MED: Romance of Tarzan * Adventures
of Tarzan * Tarzan the Mighty
MED: Silent Tarzan Films 
(probably all lost)
MIS: CHALLENGE MIS: CHALLENGE
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q  2
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A  2
BIO: James H. * Marion T. * Jane R BIO: Mates of ERB's  children
PLT: CHALLENGE PLT: CHALLENGE
GEO: Gathol * Helium * Zodanga GEO: Barsoomian Cities (City States)
PUB: Tarzan and the Castaways *John
Carter of Mars * Tales of 3 Planets
PUB: Canaveral First Editions - 
All multiple stories compilations
MED: Pollar *** Pierce *** Lincoln MED: Silent Tarzan actors
MIS:Tarzan, the Ape Man * 10 * 
Bolero
MIS: Bo Derek
 3
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q  3
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A  3
BIO:CHALLENGE BIO: CHALLENGE
PLT: Zantar * Tublat-Zan * Bloomstoke PLT:Names ERB played with before
deciding on Tarzan (and Greystoke)
GEO: Cosoom * Jasoom * Barsoom GEO: Planets (Martian names for 
Venus, Earth and Mars)
PUB:My First Adventure on Mars
*Green Martians * Under the Moons
of Mars
PUB: First titles for A Princess of 
Mars
MED: Tarzan Escapes * Tarzan's 
Secret Treasure * Tarzan Triumphs
MED: Weissmuller Tarzan films
MIS:Phone * Cook * Tarzan's
English Tutor 
MIS: Books
 4
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q  4
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A  4
BIO: Porges * Fenton * Lupoff BIO: Biographers
PLT: Elmer * Waldo * Nu PLT: Cave Men
GEO: Okar * Pinsar * Vanator GEO: Barsoomian ships
PUB: Scientists Revolt * Lost 
Adventure * Giant of Mars
PUB: "ERB stories" with a lotta "help"
MED: CHALLENGE MED: CHALLENGE
MIS: Yuri Gagarin * Neil Armstrong 
* Carson Napier 
MIS:  "Astronauts"
 5
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q  5
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A  5
BIO:Chicago * Salt Lake City *
San Diego
BIO: Early ERB residences
PLT: Maxon * Ras Thavas * Fal Sivas PLT: 'Mad' scientists
GEO: Xanator * Korvas * Korad GEO: "Dead" Martian cities
PUB: CHALLENGE PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: Tip-Top * On Parade 
* Sparkler
MED: First Tarzan comics 
(reprinted from Sundays)
MIS: Snake * Cock * of Plenty MIS: Pits (on Barsoom)
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q  6
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A  6
BIO:Hully * Jack * Jo BIO: ERB's children - nicknames
PLT: Ben * "Jad" * Brutus PLT: lions
GEO: Goro * Thuria * Va-nah GEO: moons
PUB: All-Story * Blue Book 
* Amazing
PUB: Pulp magazines where some 
of ERB's stories first appeared
MED: CHALLENGE MED: CHALLENGE
MIS: Mike Nesmith * Davy Jones
* Nkima
MIS: Monkees (Monkies)
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Bill Hillman'sERB TRI-VIA©   Q  7
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A  7
BIO: John Tyler McCulloch * Normal
Bean * Peavy Peabody
BIO: Little-used ERB pseudonyms
PLT: La * Teeka * Nemone PLT: Other females in Tarzan's life
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: Tarzan & Lost Empire * Fighting
Man of Mars * Tanar of Pellucidar
PUB: All Metropolitan Books first
editions
MED: Magnificent * Greatest
Adventure * Lost Safari
MED: Gordon Scott Tarzan films
MIS: Billy Byrne *
Mohammed Ali * Full-cut underpants
MIS: Boxers
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q  8
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A  8
BIO: CHALLENGE BIO: CHALLENGE
PLT: Zitidars * Thoats * Calots PLT: Barsoomian animals
GEO: Tal * Xat * Zode GEO: Barsoomian time units
PUB: Zeuschner*Heins*Huckenpohler PUB: Bibliographers
MED: "Me Tarzan - You Jane" *
"Umgawa" * "Boy -- Good Son"
MED: Words never spoken by ERB's
Tarzan (found in Weissmuller movies)
MIS: Dentist * Carpenter * Perry MIS:  All use drills
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q  9
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A  9
BIO: Wells * Linnet * Tarzana BIO: City of Tarzana streets (E-W)
PLT: Esteban Miranda * The Madman 
* Stanley Obroski
PLT: Tarzan impersonators
GEO: Richmond, VA * White 
Mountains of Arizona * Oahu
GEO: Places where John Carter met
ERB on his visits to Jasoom
PUB:Farmer * Salvatore * Leiber PUB: Non-ERB Tarzan writers -
Authors of prof. published pastiches
MED: Diamond of Asher * Fires of 
Tohr * Tarzan - Lord of the Jungle
MED: Three series of Tarzan Old 
Time Radio shows ('30s-'50s)
MIS: CHALLENGE MIS: CHALLENGE
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 10
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 10
BIO: George * Harry * Frank BIO: ERB's older brothers
PLT: Akut * Ajax * Terkoz PLT: Great Apes
GEO: Beatrice * Lutha * Nebraska GEO: Mad King locales
PUB: Farley * Kline * England PUB: ERB contemporaries
MED: CHALLENGE MED: CHALLENGE
MIS: Macbeth * You Lucky Girl! * 
Doll House 
MIS: Stage Plays
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 11
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 11
BIO: CHALLENGE BIO: CHALLENGE
PLT: Paulvitch * Rokoff * Kraski PLT:Russian villains -enemies of Tarzan
GEO: Doeskin * Lionskin * Leopardskin GEO: Tarzan loin cloths
PUB: Return of Tarzan * Gods 
of Mars * Pellucidar
PUB: Second  titles (sequels) in 
ERB's three most popular series
MED: Thomas Jefferson * Tony 
Curtis * Richard Harris
MED: Actors who have played 
Professor Porter (Parker)
MIS: Samuel Colt * George Eastman
* Jason Gridley 
MIS: Inventions bear their names
 12
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 12
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 12
BIO: Chinese Army * West Point 
* Roosevelt's Rough Riders
BIO: All turned down ERB's offer 
of military services
PLT: John Caldwell * White Skin 
* Colonel John Clayton
PLT: Various John Clayton, 
Lord Greystoke aliases
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: ERB-dom * Gridley Wave 
* Barsoomian
PUB:ERB fanzine publications
(established many years ago)
MED: Ravi Shankar * Shorty Rogers 
* Dimitri Tiomkin
MED:Well-known musicians who wrote
Tarzan soundtracks (INDIA
APE MAN (1959) - MERMAIDS)
MIS: Tidal * Brain * Gridley  MIS: Waves
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 13
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 13
BIO: Shea * Rothmund * Philander BIO: Secretaries/Assistants
PLT: Nkima * Manu * Keta PLT: monkeys
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: Coriell * Hyde * McWhorter PUB: Burroughs Bibliophile Masters
- Fandom elite - ERBVIPs
MED: Tarzan's and the Slave Girl *
Tarzan's Peril * Tarzan & She-Devil
MED: Lex Barker Tarzan films 
(from the '50s)
MIS: Moses * Superman * 
Marcia Sackett (of the Doorstep)
MIS: Adopted Foundlings
 14
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 14
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 14
BIO: Dickie * Tarzan * Colonel BIO: ERB favourite animals 
(canary, Airedale Terrier, horse)
PLT: Sheeta * Akut * Mugambi PLT: Tarzan's crew in Beasts of Tarzan
GEO: Rope * Knife * Bow & Arrows GEO: Tarzan's favourite weapons
PUB:  Hoban * Paul * Finlay  (AQP) PUB: Illustrators for Pulp Mags assoc.
with ERB (work never in hardcover) 
MED: CHALLENGE MED: CHALLENGE
MIS: Peter Parker * Bruce Wayne 
* John Clayton 
MIS: Aliases of superheroes
 15
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 15
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 15
BIO: Michigan Military Academy 
* US 7th Cavalry * Illinois Militia
BIO:Stages/postings in ERB's 
military career
PLT: Lord * King * Viscount PLT: Tarzan titles
GEO: ninth * eighth * disintegration GEO: Barsoomian rays
PUB: OAK * PJF * JCB PUB: Initials of ERB imitators (Otis
Adelbert Kline, Philip Jose Farmer,
John Coleman Burroughs)
MED: Brix * Crabbe * Morris MED: Tarzan actors in the '30s (rivals
to Weissmuller) One-shot Tarzans
MIS: CHALLENGE MIS: CHALLENGE
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 16
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 16
BIO: Frank Lloyd Wright * Ernest
Hemingway * Bob Newhart
BIO: All former Oak Park, Illinois 
residents/dignitaries 
PLT: Edward VIII * Benito Mussolini
* Joseph V. Stalin (AQP)
PLT:Historical figures in Tarzan books
Stalin in TRIUMPHANT - Mussolini in
INVINCIBLE - Edward VIII (as Prince
of Wales) FORBIDDEN CITY
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: Red Necktie * Terrace Drive
Murder * Lightship Murder
PUB: ERB murder mystery puzzles
published in Script Magazine in '30s
MED: Ely * Larson * Lara MED: TV Tarzans
MIS: Cards * Proms * Cathne  MIS: All have Queens
 17
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 17
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 17
BIO: Emma * Florence * Mary Evaline BIO: The women in ERB's life 
(wife-1, wife-2, mother)
PLT: Tharks * Warhoons * Torquas PLT: Barsoomian Green Hordes
GEO: Pi * Teepi * Tampi GEO: Barsoomian currency
PUB: CHALLENGE PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: "Up-Down" * "Halt-Go"
* "Love-Hate"
MED: "Umgawa"
MIS: Sidewinder * Garter * Histah MIS: Snakes
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 18
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 18
BIO: CHALLENGE BIO: CHALLENGE
PLT: Abner Perry * Pat Morgan 
* Jason Gridley
PLT: Inventors (iron-mole/Pellucidar,
new fuel/Jimber Jaw, Gridley Wave)
GEO: Lincoln * Robey * Park GEO: Chicago streets lived on by
Emma Hulbert Burroughs
PUB: The Ape Man * Monsieur 
Tarzan * Tarzan of the Jungle
PUB: Original and working titles 
of The Return of Tarzan
MED: Raymond Burr * Sean Connery 
* Jock Mahoney
MED: Tarzan villains who went 
on to better things
MIS: Bear * Bonzo * Cheetah  MIS: Chimpanzees
 19
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 19
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 19
BIO: Mike * Joanne * Danton BIO: ERB grandchildren
PLT: Lord Passmore * Turjun * Turan PLT: Aliases: Tarzan/John Clayton 
-  Carthoris - Gahan
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: Lost U-Boat * Cor Sva Jo 
* Out of Time's Abyss
PUB: ERB's original titles for
The Land That Time Forgot
MED: Jimmy Durante * Jack Benny 
* Brendan Fraser
MED: Comedy Tarzans (actors)
MIS: Heart * Schwarzenegger 
* Barsoomian Atmosphere Plant 
MIS: They all pump
 20
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 20
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 20
BIO: Woody Allen * James Pierce
* Gahan
BIO: "Sons-In-Law" of Maureen
O'Sullivan, ERB, John Carter
PLT: Tars Tarkas * Gozava * Sola PLT: Green Martian Tharks 
(probably father, wife and daughter)
GEO: Brown * Harvard * 
Maplehurst School For Girls
GEO: Chicago grammar schools
attended by young ERB
PUB: CHALLENGE PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: Land of Giant Apes *Journey 
of Terror * Mark of the Red Hyena
MED: All non-ERB Tarzan titles on
Whitman's Better Little Books series
MIS: Humans * Porcupines * McClurgs MIS: All have spines
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 21
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A  21
BIO: ERB * Jason Gridley *Lex Barker BIO: Tarzana residents
PLT: Apt * Banth * Zitidar PLT: Large Martian animals
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: Battle for Teeka * A Jungle 
Joke * Tarzan Rescues the Moon
PUB: Short stories from Jungle 
Tales of Tarzan
MED: Brendan Fraser * Harold Foster 
* McLelland And Stewart
MED: Canadian
MIS:Old TVs *Referee * Pacco/Zebra MIS: Black and White
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 22
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 22
BIO: Man Without a World * 
Lightning Men * Bottom of the World
BIO: Hulbert and JC Burroughs SF 
stories that appeared in pulp magazines
PLT: Tur * Issus * Komal  PLT: Martian gods
GEO: Washington * Jackson * Clinton GEO: Chicago addresses used by
ERB's father, George
PUB: CHALLENGE PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: Vines * Tree House *Live in Sin MED: Associated with Tarzan 
and Jane in the movies... not ERB
MIS: George * Ratnaz * Shame MIS: Tarzan Parodies
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 23
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 33
BIO: Knibbs * Service * Kipling BIO: Oft-quoted inspirations 
for Bridge in The Mucker
PLT: CHALLENGE PLT: CHALLENGE
GEO: Weissmuller * ERB * 
J. Allen St. John
GEO: All Chicago boys
PUB: Tarzan & the Huns * Black
Flyer * Tarzan & the Valley of Luna
PUB: Original titles for Tarzan 
the Untamed installments
MED: Gale Gordon * Joan Burroughs 
* James Pierce
MED: 1932 radio show Tarzan
of the Apes
MIS: Car * Shoe Salesman * Tantor MIS: Horns
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 24
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 24
BIO: Tribe * Clan * El Caballero BIO: ERB clubs
PLT: . Meriem * Thuvia *Jane Ralston PLT: Daughters-In-Law
GEO: Otz * San Fernando * Dor GEO: Valleys
PUB: Under the Red  * The Red
Hawk * Conquest of the Moon
PUB: Titles of original Moon
Maid installments
MED: CHALLENGE MED: CHALLENGE
MIS: Shoulders * Fans * Barsoomian
Warriors
MIS: Have blades
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 25
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 25
BIO: Apache Devil * Republic * 
Calamity Jane
BIO: ERB vehicles 
(airplane - truck - trailer)
PLT: Thipdars * Malagars * Mahars PLT: Large winged creatures 
(from Mars and Pellucidar
GEO: 3 or 10 * Escape *Black/Orange  GEO: Princess Jetan Piece
PUB: That Damn Dude * The Brass
Heart * The Terrible Tenderfoot
PUB: Original titles of The Deputy 
Sheriff of Comanche County
MED: His Majesty, the Janitor 
* The Lion Hunter * Mad King
MED: Rejected film proposals
MIS: CHALLENGE MIS: CHALLENGE
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q  26
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 26
BIO: Cord * Packard * Roadmaster BIO: ERB cars
PLT: John Carter * Ulysess Paxton 
* Carson Napier 
PLT: Earthmen who have travelled 
to other planets 
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: The Fire Goddess * War on 
Venus  * Slaves of the Fish Men
PUB: Titles of original Escape 
on Venus installments
MED: I See by the Papers * Quiet,
Please! * ERB reads his books
MED: Rejected radio show proposals
MIS: L'Eggs * Silly Putty * Martians MIS: All come out of eggs
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 27
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 27
BIO: Anthony Hope * Percival Lowell 
* H. Rider Haggard
BIO: ERB influences (Prisoner of
Zenda, Mars and Its Canals, She)
PLT: CHALLENGE PLT: CHALLENGE
GEO: Cabin * Plantation * Tree Boles GEO: Tarzan Homes
(where Tarzan lays his head)
PUB: Frozen Men of Mars * Swords-
man of Mars * The City of Mummies
PUB: Working titles or original 
Llana of Gathol installment titles
MED: A Daring Rescue * In the Land 
of the Giant Apes * Tarzan's Revenge
MED: Whitman Big Little Book titles
MIS: Shoe * South Korea *Number 13 MIS: All have a soul (sole, Seoul)
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Bill Hillman'sERB TRI-VIA©   Q 28
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 28
BIO: Deer * Tiger * Canals BIO: ERB research gaffs
PLT: Canler * Clayton * Clayton (SW) PLT: Jane Porter "suitors"
GEO: bara * etarad  *ara GEO: Ape Language: Swift 
(deer, arrow, lightning) 
PUB: Hodon and O-AA * Men of 
the Bronze Age * Tiger Girl
PUB: Titles of original 
Savage Pellucidar installments
MED: CHALLENGE MED: CHALLENGE
MIS: Cain & Abel * Orville & 
Wilbur * Barney & Victoria 
MIS: Siblings
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 29
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 29
BIO: CHALLENGE BIO: CHALLENGE
PLT: Jad-Bal-Ja * Nkima * Tantor PLT: Best friends of the Ape Man
GEO: Gimla * Horta * Hista GEO: Beast adversaries 
(crocodile, boar, snake) in Ape Talk
PUB: Black Man's Burden *  Snake 
River Cottontail Tales * The Climate 
and the View
PUB: ERB poetry
MED: James H. Pierce * Carlton 
KaDell * Lamont Johnson
MED: Tarzan radio stars
MIS: Grace Kelly * Diana Spencer 
* Dejah Thoris
MIS: All Princesses
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 30
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 30
BIO: Alcola * Self-Help Booklets 
* Light Bulbs
BIO: Things  flogged by ERB 
in his years as a salesman
PLT: Absynthe * Cigarettes * 
Mad Queens and Priestesses
PLT: Tarzan's weaknesses
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: Acorn * ERB Doodad * Chess
Knight (horse head silhouette)
PUB: Colophons on spines of ERB
Books: McClurg-ERB Inc.-Dark Horse
MED: The Oakdale Affair  * The 
Lad And The Lion * Jungle Girl
MED: ERB books adapted to film
(well... sort of) - Non-Tarzan films
MIS: Capital of British Columbia *
Miss Custer * Capital of Hong Kong
MIS: Victoria
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 31
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 31
BIO: Edward * Eddie * OB BIO: ERB nicknames
PLT: Goro * Issus * Kudu PLT: Gods
GEO: Tarzana * Newton * Baltimore GEO: Recent Dum Dum  sites
PUB: Yucatan * Sumatra * Underground PUB: Locales in last 3 Tarzan HC 
1st Edition releases (Castaways -
Foreign Legion - Lost Adventure)
MED: 16" ETs * Reels * Cassettes MED: Media for Tarzan radio shows
MIS: CHALLENGE MIS: CHALLENGE
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 32
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 32
BIO: Heart Disease * Bladder 
Obstruction * Parkinsons
BIO: ERB illnesses
PLT: Kreeg-ah * Bundolo * Gor  PLT: Ape cries of warning and attack
(beware, kill, growl)
GEO: Neeta * Klu  * Ska GEO: Birds, (bird, hen, vulture)
PUB: Under the Moons of Mars *
Outlaw of Torn * Tarzan of the Apes
PUB: ERB's first stories written
for sale
MED: CHALLENGE MED: CHALLENGE
MIS: Earth * Apple *Nuclear Reactors MIS: All have cores
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 33
Bill Hillman'sERB TRI-VIA©   A 33
BIO: Sweetser & Burroughs * 
American Battery Co. * Burroughs 
& Dentzer Advertising Contractors
BIO: Burroughs family 
business enterprises
PLT: CHALLENGE PLT: CHALLENGE
GEO: Tantor/elephant * Horta/boar
* Buto,/rhinoceros
GEO: Animals with tusks
PUB: Oak Leaves * Oak Parker * 
Army-Naval Journal 
PUB: Magazines to which ERB 
contributed patriotic/military articles
MED: Flip Animation * 4x4 * 
Odd Page Pictures 
MED: Big Little Books
MIS: Perry Masonite * Nu * 
Cary Granite
MIS: Cavemen 
(Flintstones & Eternal Lover)
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 34
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 34
BIO: Signal * Apache Devil * Republic BIO: ERB sponsors
PLT: Go * M'wa * Ga PLT: Ape Colours (black, blue, red)
GEO:  Catcher in the Rye * 
The Bible * Tarzan of the Apes
GEO: All banned books
PUB: CHALLENGE PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: Rubber Crocodile * Rear 
Projection * Trapeze 
MED: Tarzan movie FX & Tricks
MIS: EXXON * ERB's Africa 
* Frosted Flakes 
MIS: All have tigers
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 35
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 35
BIO: Sunday Funnies * 
March 19,1950  * Ashes
BIO: ERB's death
PLT: Annular * Total Solar * 
Land of the Awful Shadow 
PLT: Eclipses
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: 25 * 11 * 6  PUB: Numbers of novels in ERB's 
three main series (Del Rey editions)
MED: Linda Christian * Wilfrid 
Hyde-White * Barton MacLane 
MED: Actors starring in more 
than one Tarzan film
MIS: Tug-O-War * Martian Flyers 
* Nightly News
MIS: All use anchors
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 36
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 36
BIO: Photographer * Actress *Painter BIO: Artistic pursuits of ERB children
PLT: Ja The Mezop * Jubal The 
Ugly One * Dian The Beautiful 
PLT: Same middle names 
(Pellucidarians)
GEO: Luchenbach * Tarzan * Alamo GEO: Texas towns
PUB: CHALLENGE PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: Ashton Dearholt * Rafer 
Johnson * Glenn Close
MED: Actors starring in more 
than one Tarzan film
MIS: Coins * Mugs of Beer *Kaldanes MIS: All need heads
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 37
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 37
BIO: John Coleman Burroughs 
* ERB * Studley Burroughs
BIO: Family illustrators of
ERB's works 
PLT: Mantle * Lithosphere * Pellucidar PLT: Earth layers
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: You Lucky Girl! *Tarzan & Jane A
Jungleogue * I See by the Papers
PUB: Plays/scripts by ERB
MED: Leslie Charteris * ERB * 
John Farrow
MED: Screenplay writers
MIS: Mason Jar * Morse Code 
* Gridley Wave
MIS: Named after their inventors
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 38
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 38
BIO: Rice * Rider * Conan BIO: Middle names of ERB 
and "Contemporaries"
PLT: Astral Projection * Drill *
Space Ship 
PLT: Methods of travel to 
ERB worlds
GEO: Turquoise * Yellow * Scarlet GEO: Barsoomian Towers
PUB: CHALLENGE  PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: Glenn Close * Minnie Driver 
* Rosie O'Donnell 
MED: Voices in Animated Tarzans
MIS: John Carter * Elvis * 
Little Red Riding Hood
MIS: All have worn capes
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 39
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 39
BIO: Boz * Mark Twain * Normal Bean BIO: Pen Names (Dickens, Clemmens)
PLT: Romans * Crusaders * 
Atlantis Colonists
PLT: Lost civilizations
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: Mahars of Pellucidar * Red Axe
of Pellucidar * Vikings in Pellucidar
PUB: ERB Earth's Core pastiches
by other authors
MED: Sol Lessor * Sy Weintraub 
* Hugh Hudson 
MED: Producers of Tarzan Films
MIS: Opar Vault * Baseball Stadium
* Deck of Cards
MIS: All have diamonds
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 40
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 40
BIO: Erle Stanley Gardner * 
Al Jolson * John Wayne 
BIO: Encino, Calif. Neighbours
PLT: Phaidor * Sator Throg * 
Matai Shang
PLT:   Therns 
GEO: Lost Souls * San Fernando *Dor GEO: Valleys
PUB: CHALLENGE PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: Wilfrid Hyde-White * 
Anthony Quayle * Lionel Jeffries 
MED: English actors in Tarzan films
MIS: Meriem * Your Car Trunk 
* Toy Store
MIS: All have Jacks
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Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 41
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 41
BIO: CHALLENGE BIO: CHALLENGE
PLT: Disintegrating Ray * Guided
Missiles * Paint of Invisibility
PLT: Barsoomian - Phor Tak -
inventions
GEO: Eighth * Disintegration * Ninth GEO: Barsoomian Rays (Anti-gravity,
weapon, Atmosphere production)
PUB: Ziff -Davis * Munsey's * 
Street & Smith
PUB: Pulp Companies
MED: Chill Wills * Otto Kruger 
* Jack Elam 
MED: Well-known character 
actors in Tarzan films
MIS: Play It Again,Sam * Judy,
Judy, Judy * Me Tarzan, You Jane
MIS: Lines never spoken
 42
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 42
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 42
BIO: CHALLENGE BIO: CHALLENGE
PLT: Brain Transfer * Synthetic
Hormads * Frozen Suspended 
Animation 
PLT: Ras Thavas' menacing 
accomplishments
GEO: Coldwater * Q 138 *  U-33 GEO: Submarines
PUB: Korsars * First Born * 
First Venus Book
PUB: Pirates
MED: Ralph Richardson * Ian Holm 
* Nigel Davenport 
MED: English actors in Tarzan films
MIS: Santa Claus * Goolis *Marsupials MIS: All have pouches
 43
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 43
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 43
BIO: Bert Weston * Frank Shonfeld 
* Sol Lesser
BIO: Long-time friends and fans
PLT: CHALLENGE PLT: CHALLENGE
GEO: Dead Sea Bottoms * Canal
Systems * Manufactured Atmosphere
GEO: Barsoom
PUB: Saturday Evening Post * 
Collier's * Ladies' Home Journal
PUB: Magazines rejecting ERB submissions
MED:Ashton Dearholt * Byron Haskin 
* John Derek
MED: Directors of Tarzan films
MIS: Oswald * Chapman * 
Zodangans for Hire 
MIS: Assassins
 44
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 44
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 44
BIO: Harry S. Truman * Gen. Truman
H. Landon * Gen. Charles King
BIO: Leaders ERB admired
PLT: 1 Llana * Tara * Dejah Thoris PLT: Daughter, Mother, Grandmother
GEO: Yellow Men * Opening to
Pellucidar * Therns & Black Pirates
GEO: All located at Poles
(Mars & Earth)
PUB: Man Without a Soul * Mad King
* His Majesty: The Janitor
PUB: ERB Stories Rejected by 
Film Producers
MED: Elmo's Lion * Kamuela Searle
* Baby John Clayton 
MED: Controversial Deaths
MIS: CHALLENGE MIS: CHALLENGE
 45
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 45
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 45
BIO: CHALLENGE BIO: CHALLENGE
PLT: 25-5 Duke of Buckingham *
Cardinal Wolsey * Henry the Eighth 
PLT: Apes (Lion Man)
GEO: Nu's Tomb * Carrion * 
Carter's Arizona Gate to Mars
GEO: Caves
PUB: Valla Dia * Dar Tarus * Xaxa PUB: All had Ras Thavas 
brain transfers
MED: Jock Mahoney * Elmo Lincoln 
* Frank Merrill 
MED: Tarzan stars also featured in
non-starring roles in other Tarzan films
MIS: Dick * Tarzan * Ted Turner MIS: Have Janes
 46
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 46
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 46
BIO: New Adventures of Tarzan 
* Phantom of Santa Fe * Tundra
BIO:Films produced by ERB's film co.
(BTP - Burroughs-Tarzan Pictures)
PLT: Gor Hajus * Gantun Gur * 
Rapas, the Ulsio 
PLT: Assassins
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: Savage Pellucidar * John Carter
of Mars * Escape From Venus
PUB: Last of the Series: Pellucidar,
Mars and Venus
MED:Ian Hunter * Boris Karloff 
* Richard Harris 
MED: English Actors in Tarzan Films
MIS: Lobster * Crab * Kaldane MIS: Chelae (pincers)
 47
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 47
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 47
BIO: Democrats *New Deal *Liberalism BIO: ERB dislikes
PLT: Duare * Dian * Dejah PLT: Beauties on three planets 
(ERB heroines)
GEO: Miss Maxon * Carter Home 
State * Colonel Pennington's Home
GEO: Virginia
PUB: CHALLENGE PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: MGM * RKO * American 
International
MED: Movie Companies producing 
Tarzan films 
MIS: Patty Hearst * Charles 
Lindbergh Jr. * Llana of Gathol 
MIS: Kidnapped
 48
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 48
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 48
BIO: Rhonda Madison * Marcia 
Sackett * Joan Burroughs 
BIO: Actresses
PLT: Myposans * Klangans * 
Kloonobargans 
PLT: Sea/Air/Land People on Venus
GEO: Harbenite * Vacuum Lift * 
ERB's Phone Number
GEO: Airship Dirigible to 
Pellucidar (0-220)
PUB: Brigadier General Truman H.
Landon" * Numerius Tiber Britannicus
* James Michael Pierce
PUB: Last three dedications in 
ERB books
MED: CHALLENGE MED: CHALLENGE
MIS: Red * Korus * Dead MIS: Seas
 49
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 49
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 49
BIO: CHALLENGE BIO: CHALLENGE
PLT: Fat Head * 6 Legs * 2 Chellae PLT: Kaldanes
GEO: Telegraph Wire * Phantom Type
Writer Keyboard * Gridley Wave
GEO: Media relaying stories to ERB
from Pellucidar, Poloda & Mars
PUB: 29-1 Beyond the Farthest Star
* Resurrection of Jimber-Jaw * 
Wizard of Venus
PUB: First hardcover appearance 
in Tales of Three Planets
MED: Tom Conway * Barry Fitzgerald
* Reginald Owen 
MED: Famous actors all appearing
in Tarzan's Secret Treasure 
MIS: 3-D reels * Tarzan Rescues 
Cheta * Tarzan Finds a Son
MIS: View Master Adaptations
 50
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 50
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 50
BIO: Knibbs * Service * Kipling BIO: Poets who influenced ERB
PLT: Calots * Soraks *Thuvia's Banths PLT: Barsoomian pets
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: I am a very old man * Here is 
a story * I had this story from one... 
PUB: Opening phrases from ERB's
first three books
MED: 8 Scatman Crothers * Woody 
Strode * Dorothy Dandridge 
MED: Black Actors in Tarzan Films
MIS: Roman Mythology *
Thermometers * Rasoom 
MIS: Mercury
 51
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 51
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 51
BIO: Storekeeper *Gold Miner*Cowboy BIO: ERB jobs in Idaho
PLT: Gar Nal * Ras Thavas *Phor Tak PLT: Barsoomian Scientists
GEO: Castrum Mare * Oo-oh * 
Oahu   Islands
GEO: Islands 
(Empire, Caspak, Hawaii)
PUB: CHALLENGE PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: Eva Gabor * Linda Christian 
* Hedda Hopper 
MED: Famous actresses who 
appeared in Tarzan films
MIS: Iverson Ranch * Sherwood 
Forest * Selig Zoo
MIS: Tarzan movie locations in Calif
 52
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 52
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 52
BIO: Government 45 * Civil War 
Model * Western 6 Cylinder 
BIO:  ERB favourite Colt handguns
PLT: Orange & Black * 30x30 * 
Battle to Death
PLT: Live Jetan
GEO: No Horizon * Polar Opening 
* "No Time" 
GEO: Pellucidar - 
At the Earth's Core
PUB: CHALLENGE PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: Tarzan The Ape Man * 
Tarzan's New York Adventure *
Tarzan's Magic Fountain
MED: All Films in which Elmo 
Lincoln appeared
MIS: 26-2 Violin * Gift Wrapper 
* Kar Komak the Lotharian
MIS: All use bows
 53
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 53
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 53
BIO: CHALLENGE BIO: CHALLENGE
PLT: Tardos Mors * Than Kosis 
* Tars Tarkas
PLT: Jeddaks
GEO: Spring-like * No Clouds 
* North or South Winds 
GEO: Pellucidar Climate 
PUB: Bulletin of the Authorís League
* Writers Yearbook * Literary Digest
PUB: Writers' magazines contributed
to by ERB 
MED: John Carradine * John Phillip
Law  * Sam Jaffe 
MED: Well-known character actors 
who have starred in Tarzan films
MIS: Ape * French * English MIS: Tarzan's first three languages
 54
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 54
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 54
BIO: Romulus and Remus * Mowgli 
* Robinson Crusoe 
BIO: Some of ERB's inpirations 
for Tarzan
PLT: "My Chieftain" * Handcuffs 
* "My Princess" 
PLT: Barsoomian marriage customs
GEO: Thin Air * White, Black, 
Red, Yellow, Green * Dried Up Seas
GEO:  Barsoom characteristics:
Atmosphere, races, geography
PUB: CHALLENGE PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: Tammy Grimes * Raymond St.
Jacques * Diana Ross & Supremes 
MED: Black actors in Tarzan TV shows
MIS: 8 Legs * Slate Colour *
Martian Mount 
MIS: Thoat
 55
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 55
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 55
BIO: Deus Ex Machina * Coincidence
* Flowery Romantic Adventure 
BIO: ERB style and plot devices
PLT: Goolians *Pan-At-Lee* Plant Men PLT:   Tails
GEO: Chicago *Pacific Island* Mexico GEO: Mucker locales
PUB: Dinwiddie * Two-Gun Doak
* Tarzan, Jr.
PUB: Little-known unpublished 
ERB characters
MED: James Earl Jones * 
Woody Strode * Bernie Hamilton
MED: Black actors in Tarzan TV series
MIS: CHALLENGE MIS: CHALLENGE
 56
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 56
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 56
BIO: Rutherford  * Zieger * Hulbert BIO: Maiden names in ERB's world 
Tarzan's mother, ERB's mother, Emma
PLT: Morgors * Savators * Sasoomians PLT: Inhabitants of Jupitor or Eurobus
GEO: Castrum Mare Location * 
Oo-oh *Pamarung
GEO: Islands
PUB: Tarzan Twins * Tarzan, Jr. 
* Tarzan Clans Official Guide 
PUB: ERB books/booklets for a
juvenile market
MED: India * NY * Thailand MED: Exotic locations for Tarzan films
MIS: CHALLENGE MIS: CHALLENGE
 57
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 57
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 57
BIO: George Washington * William 
the Conqueror * Alfred the Great
BIO: ERB ancestors
PLT: Orovars * John Carter * Therns  PLT: White-skinned people on Mars
GEO: Back to Bataan * Phantom of
 Santa Fe * Rio Rita
GEO: Movies filmed on location
at Tarzana
PUB:  Joog *Pew Mogel *3-leggedUlsio PUB: JCB Creations in Giant of Mars
MED: CHALLENGE MED: CHALLENGE
MIS: Clayton Jungle Cabin * 
Jungle Trees * Tantor
MIS: Have trunks
 58
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 58
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 58
BIO: Civil War  Major * Phoenix 
Distillery * American Battery  Co.
BIO: Accomplishments of George -
ERB's father
PLT: Carter * Tangor * Paxton PLT: Earthmen who travelled 
mysteriously to other planets
GEO: CHALLENGE GEO: CHALLENGE
PUB: Script * Modern Mechanics 
* Police Reporter
PUB: Magazines to which ERB
contributed articles
MED: Pop-Up * Talking * Coloring MED: Books
MIS: Jai * Boy * Cheetah MIS: Tarzan TV/Film sidekicks 
 59
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 59
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 59
BIO: Hitler & Nazis * The Roosevelts
* Communists
BIO: ERB's Hates/Dislikes
PLT: Esmeralda * Robert Jones 
* Sophronia
PLT: "Coloured" servants
GEO: Koonskin Kabin * Ballroom-
Garage * Livestock Buildings
GEO: Tarzana Ranch Buildings
PUB: Bantan * Thongor * Tharn PUB: Tarzan imitators (in the pulps)
MED: Circus Strongman * Maynard's
Horse * Bread
MED: Borrowers of the Tarzan name
MIS: CHALLENGE MIS: CHALLENGE
 60
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q 60
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A 60
BIO: Tyler * Studley * Rice  BIO: ERB ancestral names
PLT: John Peebles  * Billy Byrne
* One-Punch Mullargan
PLT:  Boxers
GEO: Cathne * Kaji * Luna's Xuja GEO: Lost cities found by Tarzan
PUB: CHALLENGE PUB: CHALLENGE
MED: George * Ratnaz * Shame MED: Tarzan Parodies
MIS: 6 Prince of Wales * 
Ken Maynard * ERB
MIS: All owned horses named Tarzan

 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA CHALLENGE

 Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA CHALLENGE


Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   Q
Bill Hillman's ERB TRI-VIA©   A
BIO: BIOGRAPHY                (Blue) BIO: ERB's Life and Times
PLT: PLOT                        (Pink) PLT: People and Events 
GEO: GEOGRAPHY               (Yellow) GEO: Places and Things
PUB: PUBLICATIONS           (Brown) PUB: Editions, Titles, Publishers, etc
MED: MEDIA                    (Green) MED: Other Media: Movies, TV, Print
MIS: MISCELLANEOUS        (Orange) MIS: Associations with the Real World

  CONTENTS: ERB TRI-VIA PAGES

1. TRI-VIA Intro & Rules
2. 60 Colour Game Cards - Q & A - To Print Out
3. 60 Black & White Cards - Q & A
To Print Out
4. 60 Question Cards - B/W - Questions Only
5. Game Board Graphics
6. Game Questions - List Version


 


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