Adventure upon adventure--each more exciting than the last--follow fast as Tarzan, in the search for his lost wife, travels through Pal-ul-don--an unknown corner of Darkest Africa. It was barred from... More > the rest of the world by stupendous mountains and vast morasses in whose slimy depths lurked monstrous reptiles. In its forests lived tree-dwelling men and beasts such as existed in pre-historic times when the world was young. “Tarzan The Terrible” is a thrilling and sensational book, and Tarzan’s admirers will revel in its pages.< Less
“Women are cheaper in Hollywood than in any town this side of Port Said,” said a motion-picture director not long ago. And he was not thinking of them as economic factors.
“And it... More > will be so just as long as 'movie' mad girls are willing to beg, borrow or steal to get here; and to starve after being here rather than admit that there is no place for them in this business. But all of them are not poor. Girls from every walk of life are here. Most of them are beautiful, or, at least pretty.
“Not one in a hundred has a chance; but they see only the big money and the luxurious life of a ‘star’! and so they go on, ‘waiting’ for a ‘chance.’ And to get it——? Well, ask any casting director. If he gives you an honest answer, you’ll blush.”
The life of luxury—the big money—the heart-aches and sacrifices to get them! Hope must be kept alive; the price of success must not haunt one forever. . . . And so the dope peddler with his drug of dreams came to Hollywood. Here is the story of what he accomplished.< Less
Edgar Rice Burroughs is well qualified to write Western fiction. He “rode range” in the early days and knows the life. This is the first cowboy story he has written and he makes good--as... More > usual. No better yarn of the old cattle days can be found in current fiction. Tense dramatic situations; unforgettable characters presented with incomparable skill; the humor and repartee of the “boys”, and over all the glamor and romance of the old west.< Less
Here is a Burroughs thriller with a new background--that of the last Apache raids of Geronimo many years ago. But in this band was a white man who believed himself to be a full-blooded Apache. A... More > western of westerns, the story is written largely from the viewpoint of an Indian. The author has painted a vivid picture of times that are gone forever, against a background of desert and mountain wilderness in New Mexico, Arizona, Sonora and Chihuahua. Shoz-Dijiji, the Black bear; Gian-nah-tah, his friend; Nejeune, his pinto war pony and Wichita Billings, the white girl that he loved are virile characters in a virile story of hate and loyalty and love, of running fights, of massacre and torture.< Less