Edgar Rice Burroughs Tribute and Weekly Webzine Site
1996 ~ Over 15,000 Webpages in Archive
ANNIVERSARIES OF ERB'S LIFE
A COLLATION OF THE DAILY
EVENTS IN ERB-WORLD
FROM THE PAGES OF THE HILLMANS'
Compiled by John Martin
With Web Design, Added Events,
Illustrations and Photo Collages
by Bill Hillman
JULY 1 ~ JULY
2 ~ JULY 3 ~ JULY 4
JULY 5 ~ JULY
6 ~ JULY 7
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ERBzine.com Tribute ERB Website: 15,000 Webpages since 1996 ~
Tarzan in silhouette from ERB's first Tarzan book ~
ERB photo in Creator of Tarzan article ~ Otis Adelbert Kline:
Mars & Venus books ~ Legend of Tarzan film poster
1996: Our July 1 Canada Day Celebrations always include
a recollection of the release of our first ERBzine Webpage back in 1996.
I mentioned in the ListServs and Chat Rooms of the day (long before Twitter
and Facebook) that I had been a lifelong fan of Edgar Rice Burroughs and
had what I thought was a pretty good knowledge and collection of his works
in books, magazines, radio shows, VHS videos, comics, strips, etc. I couldn't
find many Websites devoted to ERB so I felt I had to upload something that
might be of interest to a few of my fellow-crazies on the Web. I mentioned
that I didn't think there would be much interest in seeing more such Webpages
than this first struggling attempt.
Now, many years later, I realize that I had a bit more
to share on the Web -- actually over 15,000 Webpages. It was a real thrill
when Danton Burroughs of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. in Tarzana, California
asked me to create and maintain the official Burroughs Websites. This soon
led to his sharing wonderful material from his vast Tarzana archive for
the creation of sites devoted to his grandfather's life and works. Following
this I worked closely with Dan to create even more sites -- sites devoted
to the Burroughs family. This in turn led to a flurry of e-mails, countless
phone conversations and many visits to spend time with Dan in Tarzana --
the saddest visit being one in which I gave a eulogy at Danton's Memorial
But the work on the sites carries on -- most days until
4 or 5 am in the morning. Latest data from our Web server company indicate
that our sites have over 20 million international views per year -- many
of them from countries and places where the now-popular social media are
not securely available or are banned. ERBzine.com has to be the Internet's
largest single commercial-free website devoted entirely to the Life,
Works and Legacy of one personality: The Grandfather of American Science
Fiction ~ The Master of Fantasy Adventure ~ The Creator of John Carter
Mars, Tarzan, and Countless Fantastic Worlds and Characters -- Edgar Rice
ERBzine ERB Tribute Web Site
*** 1918: "The Creator of Tarzan"
appeared in Book News Monthly (released July 1 with cover date August)
~ An Illustrated Magazine Devoted to Literature, Art, and Drama
. . . an interesting bio/interview acknowledging ERB's six top-selling
Tarzan books and the popular film Tarzan of the Apes currently in
"Creator of Tarzan" in Book News Monthly
*** "The Legend of Tarzan,"
starring Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie, was released
July 1, 2016. It was the first Tarzan movie in years. Our ERBzine features
on the film give a pretty good assessment. In coordination with the release
of "The Legend of Tarzan," the University of Louisville opened a special
exhibit of its Edgar Rice Burroughs material on July 1, 2016. Selected
items were on display until Sept. 2, the day after ERB's birthday.
ERBzine web site: Review Excerpts
Power-Point presentation by DJ Howell:
"The Legendary Tarzan" in 67-stanza poem by John Martin
Legend of Tarzan-Beasts of Tarzan connection by John
of Louisville Display
*** Both Edgar Rice
Burroughs and Otis Adelbert Kline were born on the 1st in Chicago,
ERB coming on the scene Sept. 1, 1875, and OAK showing up on July 1, in
Kline interplanetary and earthly adventure stories are
appreciated by many ERB collectors. Like ERB, OAK wrote tales of Mars and
Venus. His Mars books had "Mars" in the titles. His Venus novels had "Peril"
in the titles.
Start of many ERBzine features on Kline:
The ERBzine OAK gallery
*** "The Runaway," by Gil
Kane and Archie Goodwin, began on the Sunday pages July 1, 1979,
and ran for 11 weeks.
The Runaway: All 11 Tarzan Sunday Pages:
More Gil Kane Tarzan Strips in ERBzine
*** 1898: Ed had enrolled for a
brief stint at the Chicago Art Institute on Michigan Boulevard.
According to family members, Ed only wanted to draw horses. He was issued
a student ticket good until July 1.
ERB Bio Timeline
"Goddess of Fire" in Fantastic Adventures
~ Joan "Jane" Burroughs engaged to Jim "Tarzan" Pierce ~ Margot "Jane"
Jan Murray in "Tarzan and the Great
River" dies ~ "The Tarzan Twins" in UK Collins Edition
*** It was a full moon, so it was romantic. But it was
in her father's driveway, so maybe not so romantic. It was also July 2,
1928, and that's when and where James "Tarzan" Pierce proposed to
"Jane" Burroughs. AP News Release - Glendale, Cal.: Joan Burroughs
& James Pierce are engaged. The engagement of Joan Burroughs, stage
actress, and the daughter of Edgar Rice Burroughs, the author, to
James Pierce of this city, was made known here today. Pierce was formerly
a football star at the University of Indiana and now coaches the University
of Arizona grid team.
AP News Release reporting the Pierce/Burroughs Engagement
Joan Burroughs Pierce Tribute: Page 2
When "The Legend of Tarzan"
was released on July 1, 2016, it was an early birthday present for Margot
Robbie -- one day early, to be exact, as she celebrated her 26th birthday
on July 2, 2016.
Margot, who played Jane in the big budget Tarzan movie,
is an Australian actress who not only has starred in several big movies
so far but also has co-produced some of them and owns her own production
company, Lucky Chap Entertainment. Besides Jane, she's played some other
famous ladies, both fictional and real life: Harley Quinn and Tonya Harding.
And she's going to be in another movie playing the part of Sharon Tate.
Hmmmm. I wonder if Lucky Chap Entertainment would consider a sequel to
The Legend of Tarzan
*** Collins of Great
Britain published just two ERB books. The first was "The Tarzan Twins"
on this date -- July 2 -- in 1930. It was reprinted Sept. 5, 1933. Later,
the company also published an edition of "Jungle Girl," with the
original dust jacket art.
The Tarzan Twins: ERBzine C.H.A.S.E.R. Biblio
British Hardcover Editions
Jan Murray, Captain
Sam Bishop in "Tarzan and the Great River," passed away July 2,
2006, at the age of 89 in Beverly Hills. He had a career full of television
and movie roles, beginning with gigs as host of several different game
Tarzan and the Great River: ERBzine Silver Screen
ERB Bio Timeline Notes:
*** 1923: ERB wrote in a letter to brother
Harry on how he came up with names in his writing. This was how he
explained the name "Numa": "I try to originate
all the peculiar names for people, places and animals in my stories. Sometimes
I must unconsciously use a word or name that I have read and forgotten,
as for instance Numa the lion. There was a Roman emperor, Numa, whom I
had forgotten until I was recently re-reading Plutarch’s Lives. The name
must have been retained in my sub-conscious brain, later popping out as
original. I try to originate all the peculiar names for people, places
and animals in my stories." – ERB letter to Harry Burroughs, July
*** 1941: Ed left hospital prematurely after treatment
with sulfathhiozal. Recurrence of the illness forces him to return later.
Doctor suggests he start drinking again - results are not satisfactory.
*** 1941: "The Goddess of Fire" appeared
in Fantastic Adventures. ($405.60) (Published later in book form
as part of Escape On Venus)
*** 1941: "Uncle Miner and Other Relatives" (22,800
words) was written in and out of hospitals. He signed the preface, "Joe
Louis." The wildly imaginative story is rejected by New Yorker on August
*** 1945: ERB sent a letter home to Joan
from "A Harbor" while aboard the USS Cahaba.
ERB Bio Timeline
ERB dedications and sketches in "Tarzan
and 'The Foreign Legion'" books for JCB and Jane:
Tarzan Escapes a Charging Buto and Bolgani
Carries Jane into the Trees ~ Laurence Dunn and LTF Actress Susan
*** When ERB signed with his O.B. (Old Burroughs)
signature to dedicate a copy of "Tarzan and 'The Foreign Legion'
" to Jack and Jane on July 3, 1947, he added a cartoon of Tarzan
suffering the painful and embarrassing results of a sneak attack by a rhino.
He also signed a copy dedicated to Jane with a cartoon sketch of Bolgani
carrying a helpless Jane into the trees. That and more artwork by
ERB, Jack and Jane, are featured in ERBzine. ERB was in a cartooning mood
that day. On the same date, he autographed another copy of TFL to his daughter,
Joan. It was a water color sketch of Tarzan, a lion and a giraffe.
No picture of it, but there is info in ERBzine 1263.
ERB Book Dedications and Sketches
ERB Book Dedications
Book dedications in ERB's Personal Library
*** Susan Penhaligon
was born July 3, 1949, in Manila, and at age 26 played ERB's Lys LaRue
in "The Land That Time Forgot," though the movie makers, whose motto
is "Change It If At All Possible," called the character Lisa Clayton. Susan's
looks were such that she had been dubbed the "British Bardot." Longtime
ERB fan and ERBzine contributor spoke with her in June 2018. He posted
a photo in the ERBzine
FB Group which is also featured in his ERBzine
Profile: and reported:
"Apparently she was never asked
to be in the sequel :( And the producers just didn't like John McEnery's
German accent (despite the fact he is a Shakespearian actor), and dubbed
him over. The scene with the quick sand - it was all cork and very painful
to be splashing around in. And yes, she did read the book. I also showed
her Burroughs Bulletin
#25 and she loved the picture
with her and Doug McClure at the back and also another photo in
a scene with Bobby Parr."
The Land That Time Forgot: 1975 Film
Laurence Dunn Profile
Laurence Dunn Features in ERBzine
Land that Time Forgot: Burroughs Bulletin #25
All the ERB Heroines
ERBzine Facebook Group
Daily Mail article
*** Russ Cochran was born on
this date in 1937. Russ has been a long-time supporter of all things Burroughs
and has published spectacular volumes of interest to all ERB fans. Of special
note is his 3-volume set -- ERB: Library of Illustration and more
recently Buddy Saunders' "Martian Legion"
Russ Cochran: Major ERB, Art, Comics & Music Publisher
Library of Illustration
The Martian Legion
*** ERB BIO TIMELINE NOTES
1890: Idaho became a state -- of special interest
to the Burroughs Brothers with their ranching and gold mining operations.
1942: Ed thanked Jack for his swell
letter, replete with the usual grand sense of humour. He appreciated the
snaps of Joan's new house and notes that her daughter Joanne
has become a lovely young lady and he even recognized grandson John
Ralston in the pictures. He lamented the terrible mail service and
confessed that it seemed like 100 years since he had seen Jack and the
family. He suggests that Jack use his Tarzana office rather than
moving constantly trying as he himself had been forced to do over the years.
He can stay there until "the Japs come and push you
1947: ERB bought an RCA TV. First TV show he saw
was a LA-Hollywood baseball game from Wrigley Field. He spent
much time watching boxing, wrestling and baseball.
ERB Bio Timeline:
Edgar Rice Burroughs in various uniforms
from the WWI and WWII time periods ~ Gordon Griffith featured as Young
in Tarzan of the Apes ~ US Stamp Commemorating
the Mars Pathfinder Landing ~ Oberon Zell's Barsoom Map
*** Among the things we know about Independence Day, July
4, is that we are fans of a man who was a true patriot. ERB's love for
his country was reflected in some of his war-related stories, such as "The
Land That Time Forgot," and he also wrote specifically on the subject,
saying in one article: "Service! In service lies
the truest patriotism. There are many kinds of service one may render.
He who renders such service as he can is a true patriot, whether that service
be in the ship yards or upon the farm, at a desk or in the trenches --
so it is the best of the only service he be fitted for, or able to give."
patriotism was all declared officially and permanently this date in Congress,
July 4, 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed.
The article, "Patriotism by Proxy," appeared in
Leaves May 25, 1918.
Patriotism by Proxy: ERB Article in Oak Leaves
Edgar Rice Burroughs: The War Years
*** Nowadays, when we know the outcome
of World War II, it may be difficult for us to understand that there was
a real fear in the 40s that the Japanese would strike Hawaii again. After
all, they already had, on Dec. 7, 1941. At one point, some felt the danger
was past, but ERB, using simple math, warned the public -- in an article
headlined "Dont' Be Stupid" on July 4, 1942 -- not to be complacent.
As it turned out, Hawaii never was attacked again, but that didn't change
the fact that ERB's warning was appropriate and well-reasoned.
Dont' Be Stupid: ERB's Article
*** Some of ERB's characters had
lengthy life spans but, alas, not him. He would have loved to have lived
to see what happened on July 4, 1997, for instance, but he was long gone
from this earth. On that date, the Mars Pathfinder, an unmanned
spacecraft, landed on Barsoom. A rover named Sojourner was deployed
to gather data about the surface of the planet. Since then, we've sent
even more hardware to the Red Planet, and those mechanized explorers have
sent even more data back to us.
A Cartographic Study of Barsoom
Guide to ERB's Mars
Our John Carter of Mars Site
*** Gordon Griffith, the
first face of the youthful Tarzan to appear on screen in the 1918 film,
"Tarzan of the Apes," was born July 4, 1907, accordinng to Scott
Tracy Griffin in his book, "Tarzan on Film." Griffith was born
in the same town as ERB himself, Chicago, Illinois. His parents were actors
Harry Sutherland Griffith and Katherine Kierman Griffith, Gordon began
acting at age four with Universal, and worked for Vitagraph, Keystone,
Metro, and Monogram. He continued appearing in roles until adulthood, before
transitioning into work as an assistant director and production manager,
eventually becoming a Columbia production executive under Harry Cohn. Griffith
died of a heart attack on October 12, 1958 in Hollywood.
Tarzan of the Apes: Featured Gordon Griffith
Gordon Griffith: Tarzan Screen Shots
*** "Tarzan and the Champion,"
written and illustrated by John Celardo, began July 4, 1965, and
ran for 15 Sundays.
Directory to John Celardo Tarzan Sunday Pages
Celardo Tarzan Daily Strips: First of 4 pages:
*** ERB Bio Timeline Notes:
1895: Edgar Rice Burroughs was offered the position
of Assistant Commandant at
- an office which included the duties of cavalry and gatling gun instructor,
tactical officer, Foot-Ball/ Baseball manager & geology prof. Years
later he used this knowledge in future stories about the prehistoric.
1939: ERB Noted: "I
superintended the detonation of firecrackers and radio bombs for three
hours in the morning and took them to the American Legion Circus and Fireworks
Display at the Coliseum in the evening. There were more than 72,000 people
there, but with my chauffeur dragging one of the kids by the wrist
and I the other we managed to wriggle in and out without losing either
1939: Lou Gehrig, who once expressed an interest
in being a movie Tarzan, retired from Major League Baseball .
1940: Florence was stung on the heel by a centipede
at a fireworks celebration on the beach.
ERB Bio Timeline
USS Cahaba (AO-82) with Correspondent ERB
on board fuels USS Iowa & USS Shangri-La in 1945 ~
ERB's Article from the Cahaba in Honolulu
Advertiser ~ ERB Heroines by Frazetta ~ Tarzan panels from Morrow's "Winds
of Change" strip
*** ERB didn't spend World War II relaxing next to
a cabana, but he did spend some time aboard a Navy ship known as the Cahaba.
The ship carried war planes and big guns for its defense,
but -- had an enemy shell ever struck it -- the ship, its crew, and ERB
as well, would have been "history." Reason: The ship was an a Navy oil
tanker. In an article he wrote June 10, 1945, but not published until July
5, in the Honolulu Advertiser, ERB described it this way:
"Although not a combat ship, we
are adequately armed and well equipped with the latest scientific instruments
for our own protection. However, with our enormous inflammable and explosive
cargo, augmented by the considerable store of ammunition we must carry,
we appear to an innocent bystander like this correspondent, to be an accident
going somewhere to happen."
Read his full article, Tanker Like 'Accident About
to Happen,' Burroughs Feels.
Tanker Like 'Accident About to Happen,': ERB article
ERB Reports from the USS
*** On July 5, 1946, the bikini bathing
suit, created by Louis Reard, made its debut during a fashion
show at the Molitor Pool in Paris. Micheline Bernardini wore the two-piece
outfit. Perhaps Reard got the idea from reading for the daring costume
by a book by Edgar Rice Burroughs or a movie based on his characters.
Frazetta ERB Heroines with "bikinis"
ERB Art by Frank Frazetta
*** 1899: Ed along with
friends R. H. Patchin and Frank Martin travelled in a private
railway car as guests of Frank's father Colonel L.M. Martin from
Chicago, New York, Quebec, Toronto and back to Chicago. They became involved
in a brawl with hoodlums in Toronto. Ed was rapped on the head and
was taken to the hospital at 2 am to have the wound sewed up. He
suffered headaches for years from the blow he received in the fight, and
even attributed a number of short periods of amnesia to the rap. Another
consequence of the injury was a prominent Tarzan-like scar on his forehead
and a lifelong infliction of nightmares and dream fantasies.
ERB Attacked in Toronto
***"Tarzan and the Zomangani,"
by John Celardo and Dick Van Buren, began July 5, 1954, and
ran for 80 days. The zomangani are identified in the strip as the "cave-dwelling
enemies of the tarmangani."
Tarzan and the Zomangani: All 80 Celardo strips
*** "The Winds of Change,"
by Gray Morrow and Don Kraar, began on July 5, 1987, and
ran for a total of 12 Sundays.
The Winds of Change: All 12 Tarzan strips
ERB BIO TIMELINE NOTES
*** 1918: ERB was always happy to sign another deal for
publication of his popular new book: The rights for a foreign edition of
"Tarzan of the Apes" was sold to Hasselbalch, of Copenhagen,
Denmark, July 5, 1918.
*** 1927: Ed was unhappy over Methuen's deletions
and alterations of his text. He advised them to use the full text of the
edition for their upcoming WAR
*** 1932: Hulbert made a tour of eastern cities,
making contacts with radio stations and advertisers. Neebe turned down
a offer to work in sales and promotion.
ERB Bio Timeline
Frank Westwood's and Rod Jackson's Fantastic
Worlds of ERB ~ Iron Mole in Frank's Garden and off to the Museum ~
Laurence Dunn & Greystoke Castle ~
England Greystoke ECOF Fans ~ Frank Westwood and the "At The Earth's Core"
Movie Iron Mole
*** A unique fan gathering began July 6 in 1988, when ERB
enthusiasts assembled in Great Britain for the ECOF in Merry Olde
England. The events included dinner at a castle in the community of Greystoke.
Dunn reported on the events in ERBzine.There's also a photo page, which
includes views of fans, the Iron Mole in Frank Westwood's
yard, a Greystoke street sign, and two photos of Donna the barmaid, whose
story is told in the text.
Greystoke ECOF 1988 Report by Laurence Dunn
UK ECOF Photo Page
1997 ERB London-Greystoke Gathering
Image of the Westwood Iron Mole in his garden
*** Frank Westwood
passed away in 2013. Whatever became of the Iron Mole movie prop
he so happily displayed? I checked with some British fans, Laurence
Dunn, Martin Smiddy and Rod Jackson, who became the editor of
the fanzine, "Fantastic Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs," after Frank
passed on. Laurence told me that Frank had donated the Mole to a private
museum where it was to be restored, as "Several of
the grinding teeth were broken, the motor had rusted up, etc."
Rod Jackson's Fantastic Worlds #30/31 featured a newspaper
article from Chatham News in Kent of March 20, 1992, which featured a photo
of the Mole being moved into a "prime viewing position" at the museum operated
by Alan Heaver. Read the article in the ERBzine reprint of the Fantastic
Worlds page and also in At
The Earth's Core movie page. It is also featured in the accompanying
Rod lamented that the museum site "closed
as an attraction in 2001 and I am afraid that I do not know what happened
to the model after that." Rod also checked with Frank's family and
Doreen did not know either. Laurence added that his searches on the internet
revealed no answer. One might speculate that the Mole somehow became activated
and drilled its way back to Pellucidar. Or maybe it will be rescued yet
again from wherever it is and once again be on public display. At least
it, and the other two models, live on in the film and at least it had a
place in the sun in Frank's garden for awhile. The actual article clipping
can be viewed in "Fantastic Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs" #30/31,
Summer 1992, on Bill Hillman's
"Fantastic Worlds of ERB" #30/31, Summer 1992
More on the Fate of the Iron Mole in our Movie Page
60 Back Issues of Fantastic Worlds of ERB Fanzine
"American Tarzan," a short-lived
reality series on The Discovery Channel, premiered July 6, 2016.
Even with the extra public attention to Tarzan as a result of the new movie,
"The Legend of Tarzan," playing in movie theaters across the nation
at the same time, the TV series couldn't survive the ratings. There was
nothing particularly wrong with the program. It was well conceived and
well filmed, with several contestants, men and women, taking on challenging
natural obstacles in a race to be the "American Tarzan." It's only real
problem was simply that it didn't catch the fancy of enough viewers. After
all, as every schoolboy knows, Tarzan is British, and Tarzan wears only
a loincloth! Maybe "American Tarzan" should have been filmed more like
"Naked and Afraid," without the "Afraid" part.
Tarzan's four episodes
*** 1925: Influenced by the Scopes
Trial, Ed wrote a pro-evolution article for the newspapers of
the International Press Bureau & Universal Service. He had Darwin books
in his personal library -- one of them with his sketch of a large crouching
ape and the word "Grandpa". ERB taught geology at MMA.
EVOLUTION HELD UNDENIABLE: ERB's Scopes Trial Report
ERB Bio Timeline Notes:
*** 1939: Ed wrote: "Jack and Jane
live in one of my houses here at Tarzana, and I see Jack often. Hulbert
gets out here occasionally, but I do not often see Joan, though we often
visit over the telephone. Hulbert recently returned from a magazine assignment
in Nevada where he made photographs and obtained data for an article on
ancient Indian culture. He damned near killed himself climbing a mountain
under a broiling sun, and when he reached the top would have been struck
by a rattle snake had his companion not saved him. He has always been bugs
on climbing, and I hope this experience has gotten it out of his system.
I never could climb anything over four feet high without getting the jitters.
Even when I see pictures of people climbing mountains I fold like an umbrella."
"Charlie Rosenberger died some time ago. I haven't seen any of them for
over five years."
*** 1939: Ed Wrote: "Original
editions of Tarzan of the Apes are now collectors' items. Scribner's
had one in 1936 which it quoted at $25. It is practically impossible to
get one now. I didn't have one; and it took me nearly two years to get
one, circularizing my fan list and advertising in one of my novels."
ERB Bio Timeline
The Tarzan Yell Through the Years ~ Tarzan's Cabin as Envisioned
Burne Hogarth and David Burton ~ Travis Fimmell amd Sarah Wayne
Callies: WB TV Tarzan
*** Tarzan's cabin -- his "Symbolic Home" -- was the
subject of an essay dated July 7, 2000, by David A. "Nkima" Adams.
"Much of the action of this first
appearance of Tarzan," he wrote, "takes place
in or around this cabin on the shore, in fact, the cabin itself might be
considered to be symbolic of Tarzan himself. Both the cabin and Tarzan
stand perched upon the very edge of two worlds -- one civilized, one savage."
The article, illustrated by Bill Hillman with scenes
of the cabin by various artists, may be read in ERBzine 0445. I searched
online for a photo of what I think Tarzan's cabin might have actually looked
like, and found the one that accompanies this post. And, in reading the
article, I learned that it was built by a man who isn't...but has been
Tarzan's cabin -- his "Symbolic Home"
David Burton Tarzan Sketches
Tarzan's Cabin in Miniature by Bobbie Rucker
*** Speaking of "Pretenders to the
Vine," the cover of TV Guide on July 7, 2003, proclaimed: "TV's
New Tarzan!" But when you looked at the photo all you saw was Travis
Fimmel. Nonetheless, Ivana Chubbuck, Fimmel's acting coach who, of
course, had a vested interest in the series, said, "Travis
is a lot like Tarzan. He's raw and he's primal." That, added the
TV Guide writer,
"Pretenders to the Vine" article: Travis Fimmel
WB TV Tarzan: Episode Titles - Credits - Reviews
*** But back to the "real" Tarzan...the
one who does that Tarzan yell. But which Tarzan yell? Johnny
Weissmuller's? Elmo Lincoln's? Alexander Skarsgard's? Disney's? Baltimore's
Rouse & Company took eight minutes in a July 7, 2016, broadcast
to review the history of Tarzan films and yells, interspersed with
laughing at their own jokes. If you listen to all eight minutes, you will
hear the Elmo Lincoln yell more times than you have probably heard it in
your whole life! Perhaps Ripley's Believe It Or Not should consider this:
Lincoln was a silent film Tarzan, but had a yell. Lambert was a sound film
Tarzan, but didn't. The trio either didn't know about or didn't bother
with Frank Merrill's yell, but Bill Hillman has it, along with the
of the Tarzan Yell in ERBzine.
Evolution of the Tarzan Yell: Part I
Evolution of the Tarzan Yell: Part II
Tarzan Yell Through the Years Poster
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