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Tarzana Dum-Dum 2012: August 16-18

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1. CONTENTS

Schedule/Guests
TWO

Hollywood Reception
THREE

Mingling/Dining
FOUR

Presenters/Entertainment
FIVE

B-B Meeting/Auction
SIX

Stamp Ceremony I
SEVEN

Stamp Ceremony II
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Stamp Ceremony III
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Presenters/Tours/Dining
TEN

Tarzan Yell Contest
ELEVEN

ERBzine Hucksters I
TWELVE

ERBzine Hucksters II
THIRTEEN

Presenters On/Off
FOURTEEN

Banquet I
FIFTEEN

Banquet II
SIXTEEN

Speakers/Awards
SEVENTEEN

Meet the Guests
EIGHTEEN

Farewell Breakfast
NINETEEN

Lee Chase Photos
TWENTY

Gooeie Bag

NEXT WEEK:
20. Bob and Lindy Zeuschner Open House
Hollywood Blvd ~ Santa Barbara ~ High Desert Country
MEDIA COVERAGE
Celebrating 100 Years of Tarzan
ERB and Tarzan Get a Commemorative Postal Stamp

SPECIAL GUESTS OF HONOUR


Jim Morris | John Carter Producer
THE ERB / TARZAN / JOHN CARTER 
CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION 
WARNER CENTER MARRIOTT HOTEL

JANE GOODALL NEWS RELEASE
JIM MORRIS NEWS RELEASE | PDF Version

PDF
    The 2012 Tarzana Dum-Dum dates are officially 
    Wednesday through Saturday, August 15-18.
    A multitude of Centennary events, guests and special projects are planned for this event.
    OFFICIAL ERB, Inc. EVENTS FLIER (pdf)
EVENTS SCHEDULE
DUM-DUM 2012 COMMITTEE
The LA SubERBs and ERB, Inc.

DATES: Thursday August 16th, Friday the 17th, and concluding with a guest of honor dinner on Saturday August 18th, 2012.

LOCATION: The Marriott center in Woodland Hills, California, next to Tarzana and the ERB, Inc. offices. Special Dum-Dum rate $109.

REGISTRATION:  $125
Online registration is now available at:
www.edgarriceburroughs.com

Alternate Registration By Mail
PRINT OUT THIS PDF FORM
 www.erbzine.com/dumdum/d12reg.pdf
Mail it with your cheque to:
Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.
P.O. Box 570277,
Tarzana, California, USA 91357

Make cheques payable to Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.
Please note "Dum-Dum" on your check.

Huckster tables will be $30. 
NOTE: All the huckster room tables are now reserved.
Tracy Griffin has set up a table waiting list. If you wanted a table but delayed in registering, contact:
tracy@scotttracygriffin.com

NOTE: The number of dinner-only tickets for Jane Goodall's talk are limited by the number of tables and chairs in our banquet room, and it is very likely that there will be none available at the door.

GOODIE BAG: those who attended similar events in Tarzana know how much was is in the bag that goes to those who pay full registration. We are expecting a similar grouping of great items, some of which should be even more amazing!


OFFICIAL SCHEDULE
(Subject to change - additional events are in the planning stages)
General Announcements
All panels will be in the Hidden Hills room. (Same as the Huckster Room at ECOF)
The Dum-Dum registration table will have your name badge, 
and if you bought the full registration,
it will have your registration packet with schedules and other goodies.
The US Post Office is going to have a huckster room table where 

(a) they will sell ERB stamps, and 
(b) they will open a mini-postoffice so attendees can pay to have items 
mailed and shipped directly from the huckster room.

Wednesday Early Bird evening:
5:00 pm: ERB, Inc. and the Tarzana Chamber of Commerce arranged for a special Wednesday evening event.
Buses leave the Marriott lobby so that the first 50 early arrivals can enjoy a delightful start to the Dum-Dum with an evening at Columbia College of Hollywood in Tarzana, which includes a reception and a showing of “Tarzan and His Mate.” Appetizers will be served before the movie, and dessert after the movie. Buses should return to the Marriott around 9:30 pm.
9:30 Members of the Panthans and Muckers meet after the movie.

Thursday:
8 am Vendors can set up in the Huckster room.
9 am Huckster room opens with Burroughs-related collectibles
11 am Prof. Stan Galloway  "Narrative Techniques in Tarzan and John Carter"
1:30 pm Phil Normand of Recoverings.com presents “The Details of Digital Restoration” and explains the process of accurate dust jacket reconstruction.
3:00  Michael Sellers will discuss his 400-page book on what went wrong with the John Carter movie and his book, John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood.
4:00-5:00  Kevin Robinette will do a presentation on "Tarzan's History in Comics" with plenty of visual examples
7 pm No-host mixer in the Marriott poolside area to meet new and old friends
8 pm Live music - David Lemmo, Thomas Yeates, John and Paula Pappas perform.
8:15 pm Al Bohl’s documentary on “Tarzan, Lord of the Louisiana Jungle”

Friday:
8:30 am: Burroughs Bibliophiles Board of Directors meeting (open to all)
9:00 am: Huckster room opens
9:30-10:30 am: Sculptor Joe DeVito illustrates the creation process for the new Tarzan statue
10:45-2:00 Huckster room will be closed during the morning stamp ceremony.
10:45 am First buses leave for the site of the ERB stamp celebration. After the ceremony buses will return people back to the Marriott to give people a chance to get their lunch.
11:30-12:30  Stamp ceremony off-site in downtown Tarzana (The Tarzana Community and Cultural Centre) celebrating the official first-day release of the ERB stamp 
12:30 Buses return to Mariott; eat lunch at a place of your own choosing.
1-2: Lunch
1:30-2:00 Lee Chase, son of Florence Gilbert. Lee lived with ERB for six years and will do a Q?A session.
2-3 pm: ERB-related “Mucker Jeopardy” game sponsored by the Chicago Muckers;
3:00-3:45 Richard Lupoff talks about Canaveral Press and other topics, and answers questions
3:30-5:00 tours of ERB, Inc. offices. (there will be a sign-up sheet available at the registration table beginning Thursday morning).
3:30 first tour leaves from Marriott lobby, and returns to Marriott
4:15 second tour leaves from Marriott lobby, bringing back first tour group, then returning to bring back second group.
8:00 pm: Tarzan “yell” contest judged by Linda, Dejah and Llana Jane Burroughs with MC Bill Hillman (Costumes Optional)

TARZAN YELL HISTORY: ERBzine 1482 ~ ERBzine 1929
8:15  pm  Burroughs Bibliophiles auction

Saturday:
9 am: Huckster room opens
9:30-10 am  Jim Sullos will speak about future ERB, Inc. plans and projects
10-10:30  John Burroughs “Memories of My Grandfather”
10:30 am “Inside ERB’s World” with Linda Burroughs, Llana Jane and Dejah Burroughs, Cathy Wilbanks, Janet Mann, and Willie Jones sharing memories and answering questions.
1:30 pm Panel with ERB authorized authors: Robin Maxwell (Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan), Andy Briggs (author of two Tarzan novels), Tracy Griffin (Tarzan: The Centennial Celebration), Lee Strong (A Soldier of Poloda), Michael Sellers (John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood)

NOTE: you will need your ID badge OR TICKET to get into the Saturday night dinner; 
bring your badge with you at dinnertime – seats are limited!

6:00 pm The Burroughs Bibliophiles dinner: we acknowledge the celebrity guests, present awards, and then our two guests of honor will speak: Jane Goodall and John Carter film producer Jim Morris

Sunday Morning: Traditional farewell breakfast in the Marriott dining room.
12:30-4 pm: Sunday afternoon: informal pizza lunch at Bob and Lindy Zeuschner’s home in Sierra Madre (address and map are in the registration “goodie bag”)



GUESTS:
  • JANE GOODALL: Special Guest of Honour is a world-famous Tarzan fan and committed environmentalist and protector of African wildlife
  • JIM MORRIS: Special Guest of Honour (John Carter film, Disney, etc. - See the Announcement in HTML and PDF)
  • Richard Lupoff: (author: ERB Master of Adventure, Barsoom, and countless novels)
  • James Sullos (president of ERB, Inc.)
  • John Burroughs (Danton's older brother)
  • Danton Burroughs family: Linda and daughters Llana Jane Burroughs, Dejah Burroughs
  • Robin Maxwell will attend (the author of Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan)
  • Joe De Vito (sculptor of Tarzan).
  • Al Bohl (Film and documentary maker: Tarzan Lord of the Louisiana Jungle, etc. 
  • Denny Miller (actor, author) 
  • Ron Ely (actor, author)
  • Casper Van Dien (actor)
  • Jerry Schneider (publisher of the ERBville series and others).
  • Professor Stan Galloway (author of Teenage Tarzan)
  • Andy Briggs (author of two new authorized Tarzan novels)
  • Michael Kogge (author of Annotated Princess of Mars)
  • Neal Romanek (author of a new Venus novel)
  • Tracy Griffin (author of a new coffee table Tarzan book)
  • Thomas Yeates (ERB artist and Prince Valiant artist)
  • Bill Stout (muralist and ERB artist)
  • Michael Sellers (author, director)
  • Jim Van Hise (publisher)
  • Henry Franke (Editor of the Burroughs Bulletin)
  • Kevin Robinette  (Teaches "History of the Comic" at the Art Academy University of San Francisco.)
  • Dr. J. G. Huckenpohler, author of the Pocket Checklist, 8th ed.
  • Lee Strong (Soldier of Poloda: Further Adventures Beyond the Farthest Star) (panel of authors)
  • Dan Parsons (graphic novel author and Tarzan artist)
  • Joe Musso (movie Tarzan knives collector)
  • Bob Zeuschner (author of  ERB: The Exhaustive Scholar’s and Collector’s Descriptive Bibliography)
  • Brian Bohnett (author of The Remarkable Enid Markey, and other Burroughs studies)
  • Phil Normand (artist, recoverings.com)
  • Lee Chase (ERB step-son)
  • Caz Cazedessus (publisher of ERB-dom)
  • Bruce Boxleitner (ERB fan and actor)
  • Bill Hillman (ERBzine.com and Editor/Webmaster for the ERB Websites)

LOCATION INFORMATION:
The locus of Dum-Dum activities will be the Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills, close to Tarzana and the ERB, Inc. offices. 
The Warner Center Marriott hotel is set in the San Fernando valley, adjacent to Highway 101 (Ventura Freeway), approximately 40 minutes north of LAX, and approximately 25 minutes west of the smaller Burbank airport. 
The Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills is located at 21850 Oxnard Street ? Woodland Hills, California 91367.

AVAILABLE SOON: An on-line link which will allow you to register at the Marriott can soon be found at
http://edgarriceburroughs.com/ at the DUM-DUM REGISTRATION link or
www.erbzine.com/dumdum (there is a direct link to the Marriott HERE).

You can telephone the Marriott directly at (818) 887-4800. 
To receive the group rate discount you must mention the Dum-Dum or Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. 
Special group rates are available for Wednesday August 15th, Thursday August 16th, Friday August 17, and Saturday, August 18th, 2012. 
Our special group rate is $109 per night plus the city tax of 15.6%. Overnight self-parking is at a discounted rate of $9 per car. If you choose to stay elsewhere, the Marriott charges $6 to park for the day plus 10% tax. Limited free street parking is available adjacent to the hotel.

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USPS Official Release Date for the ERB Commemorative Stamp:
August 17, 2012
See it at ERBzine 3611

 

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