Archive for October, 2013

John Hammod Moore to guest on Jack Marino Warrior Filmmaker Radio Show!

04 Oct

On October 11th, John Hammond Moore, author of The Young Errol: Flynn Before Hollywood will be a guest on the Jack Marino Warrior Filmmakers Radio Show on L.A. Talk Radio.  Jack has agreed to review questions from Flynn fans to ask Mr. Moore during this exclusive and rare interview. You can place your questions here as comments and Jack will select a few to ask during his interview of John Hammond Moore.

Flynn Before Hollywood

— David DeWitt


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‘Errol Flynn the Seafarer’

04 Oct

The Seafarers’ Festival presents a special focus on

‘Errol Flynn the Seafarer’

Sirocco KARENITA Racing

The annual Seafarers’ Festival will celebrate the swashbuckling career of Errol Flynn in a jammed packed day on Sunday 27 October at the Bellerive Boardwalk.

Errol Flynn is much loved by Tasmanians for his work on the silver screen but he is not often recognised for his achievements as a seafarer. In his youth Errol Flynn was an avid sea goer with his father Theodore and in his early adult life he sailed to New Guinea aboard his beautiful yacht Sirocco. There he managed a tobacco plantation and a copper mine amongst other things before forging his career as an actor of wide renown.

The Sirocco, which has hosted many famous names in the heyday of Hollywood and has been a regular sight at top Mediterranean venues for decades, will be a centrepiece at this year’s Seafarers’ Festival. To read more about the Sirocco click here.

Supporting the glittering Hollywood theme, MC Ryk Goddard will bring all the elements of stage and water activities together with the panache of a Hollywood movie star. The cast from Big Monkey will present extracts from their performance of Robin Hood, there will be roving crusty pirates, and the University of Tasmania Fencing Society will present swashbuckling demonstrations.

There’s also a new water-sideshow-alley with the popular ‘dunk the pirate’, Fishcare fishing, ‘Fling a Fish’ and for the first time you can walk on water inside a fabulous water ball.

With over 40 stalls around the site you’ll find maritime and historic information intermingles with fine food stalls, a Moo Brew bar and a great stage program of music, dance and theatre.  The Bellerive Yacht Club will hold a Bosuns Locker Sale and the promenade will be buzzing with a range of fine arts and craft stalls.

This year the popular Betta Milk Raft Challenge will be judged by special guests and Frank and Nikki and there will be great opportunities for Festival goers to get out on the water aboard the Lady Nelson or the Huon Paddle Boats.

A full program will be available at the Clarence City Council website soon so please check….au/seafarers for more information over coming days!


WHAT:           Seafarers’ Festival

WHEN:          Sunday 27 October from 10.30am to 4pm

WHO:        The glamorous Ryk Goddard

                      The alluring Big Monkey theatre troupe

                      The daring Frank and Nikki

                      The simply stunning Sirocco

For further information contact the events team on 6245 8638 or…

— tassie devil


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Have you seen this?

03 Oct

On the same channel, you have got several more videos about the movie, or this one:…

Hope I didn’t miss these ones being posted during my absence, if so, I will delete the post.


— Inga

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The EFB Mailbag!

02 Oct
Just found this in looking for information on John Wayne on the ZACA since it was in a documentary on the Blu Ray Disc of Hondo, (one photo only) but it was black  painted in the photo and it only showed the last three letters of ACA and it was showing San Fransisco underneath so it had to be it.
Maybe you have seen this already but it may be worthing posting on your site.

Richard Schultz

Thanks, Richard!

— David DeWitt


October 2013 Issue The Rock-itt Magazine

02 Oct

Hi Everyone
The October issue of The Rock-itt Magazine is now online. Please click the link to read all about entertainment, sport, and music on the Northern Beaches, Sydney plus a whole section devoted to animal rights .

Btw, why do we read this magazine here on the EFB? For its two columns, first on the life of Errol Flynn (currently Hobart to Hollywood) and our own Robert Florczak’s Movie Locations Then and Now –

— David DeWitt

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