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ERB THE BUSINESS MAN
Tarzana Project ~ Incorporation ~ Comics Pioneer
ERB Bio Timeline
He designed a ballroom/film room at the Tarzana mansion to project films weekly for valley neighbours. . . and also used the projection room as a cutting room to edit Tarzan films. . . and assisted in the editing of Tarzan serials into feature films
Added a large garage to house his fleet of modern luxury cars
Obtained the latest camera and 16mm equipment (from Bert Weston) to produce home movies such as Them Thar Papers
Film-making associate, Ashton Dearholt, and Ed designed and used a fully equipped land yacht in 1930
- early version of a mobile home or RV - loaded with hi-tech toys of the day
One of first authors to incorporate himself: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.
INC.Tarzana was accepted as a Post Office
Subdivided Tarzana Ranch which he promoted through self-created illustrated booklets and innovative promotions.
In 1922 he first experimented with dictating some of his novels into an Ediphone dictation machine (Moon Maid's Red Hawk)
- he later switched to a Dictaphone in the '30s
One of first adventure comic strips - collated into early comic book - 1929
Tarzan illustrated by Foster and Maxon - in latest 4-colour printing process.
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