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Mail Bag! Sean Flynn’s Flute!

30 Aug

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Thanks to Karl Holmberg!

— David DeWitt

 

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  1. Gentleman Tim

    August 31, 2016 at 12:00 am

    ABSOLUTELY FLYNNTASTIC, KARL!!!! THANK YOU!!!!

    No one topped Pop! He was the Harry James of ex-husband letter-writing. (Did Harry James write letters to ex-wives?)

    btw, knowing Lili, as all of us here do, she surely would have showed up as one spectacularly sexy showstopper, aiming to top all the other Mrs. Errol Flynns at Mulholland.

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  2. Gentleman Tim

    August 31, 2016 at 9:33 am

    I wonder if Sean hung onto that flute his Dad bought for him!?!

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  3. Gentleman Tim

    August 31, 2016 at 9:54 am

    And here’s 803 N. Rodeo Drive, where “Lilli” and Sean lived (During the years Sean was at Black-Foxe Military Academy, where the recently departed Gene Wilder also briefly attended several years earlier.)

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    Per Jack Warner’s phone book during those years, “Lily” – located below Dunne and DeHavilland, between Disney and Dali – could be telephoned at CR1-8007

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    • Gentleman Tim

      August 31, 2016 at 10:08 am

      btw, JW called from this phone:

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      With these two Flynnian treasures mounted on his wall, one from Boots, the other from Essex:

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  4. rswilltell

    August 31, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    Karl is our very own private detective who quietly finds little treasures that he shares with us. Thanks Karl, Ralph Schiller

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  5. timerider

    August 31, 2016 at 3:41 pm

    Thank you David and Karl…
    I needed a good uplifting story as this letter has been very humorous this morning. I wonder was Errol serious about needing the money or was it a dig. as to the money drain by his ex’s?? POP, that’s very interesting…… Seeing Sean in that period brings back many memories and I wish I could go back sometimes…..
    Although Errol rounds it all up complimenting Lili and I persieve they were still on friendly terms?
    JW’s phone book, how cool….

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    • Maria

      August 31, 2016 at 5:55 pm

      That letter is a treat! I wonder if POP means “Poor old Pop”? I also wondered what the gathering was that Lili would attend at Mulholland? Maybe a birthday party for Sean?

      Thanks for the laugh today!

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      • Gentleman Tim

        August 31, 2016 at 7:57 pm

        Good thinking, Maria. Maybe It was a birthday party for Sean whose 10th Birthday was only a few days earlier, on May 31, 1951.

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