Tag Archives: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Hammett: Another Bio in the Works (Plus More on John Carter of Mars)

Just got a note from Nathan Ward, author of the quite hard-boiled Dark Harbor, a history of the head-busting and mayhem that ruled the New York docks and provided the back story for Brando to chew the scenery in On the … Continue reading

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Sinister Cinema: John Carter of Mars

Keeping my Memorial March theme going, I caught John Carter yesterday so I could review it today — for the sixty-second anniversary of the death of Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1950. Brilliant adaptation of the source material, fast-paced, funny (I’m amazed … Continue reading

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Mort: HPL, 75 Years Ago Today

How about another chunk out of the long essay “Conan the Argonaut” by me and Morgan Holmes to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the death of H. P. Lovecraft? Straight from the word doc, pretty self-explanatory:   After the First … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: An Aside on John Carter of Mars

In 2008, under my occasional nom de guerre George Knight, I collaborated with Morgan “The Morgman” Holmes on “Conan the Argonaut” for the August issue of The Cimmerian, V5n4 — covering the idea that if he had lived Robert E. … Continue reading

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