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A moust have

06 Jan

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Dear fellow Flynn fans,

let`s just post here pics of Errolesque actors that wore the must have moustache at least for a while, trial & error.

Enjoy,

— shangheinz

 

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  1. Gentleman Tim

    January 6, 2017 at 1:42 pm

    Here’s some Mustache Ado About Nothing, heinzster:

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    • shangheinz

      January 7, 2017 at 8:57 am

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      A fine example that at times every body in Thinseltown had to have a moustache, Barberman Tim. Even that Cabot guy tried…

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  2. Gentleman Tim

    January 7, 2017 at 7:05 am

    It just dawned on me, redbaronheinz, that we should pencil in these pals of Errol. Though no one topped the tonsorial sublimity of Flynn, these three expatriates of England gave it the old Hollywood try.

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    • shangheinz

      January 7, 2017 at 9:13 am

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      There was a time when facial hair had flair all around the world, Gentleman Tash. For that Cantinflas guy it even became sort of an international passeport.

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      • Gentleman Tim

        January 7, 2017 at 9:50 am

        Cantinflas’s ‘stache just can’t fly, hermanoheinz. It could use around another eighty days.

        But here’s a mexican movie muchacho, the great Gilbert Roland, (with his wife and former radio co-star to Errol, Constant Bennett) constantly better lookin’ than his cinematic compadre and tin-can lookin’ fellow countryman, Cantinflas.

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  3. shangheinz

    January 8, 2017 at 12:55 pm

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    One has to admit that able Gable guy wore it well.

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  4. shangheinz

    January 8, 2017 at 1:07 pm

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    Vincent Price with a magnificent moustache, but more of a flynnister look.

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  5. David DeWitt

    January 8, 2017 at 6:32 pm

    Kevin Kline seems to prefer the look for his next Broadway role, too. Fitting the part he will play, and older actor with his own wicked ways …

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    • shangheinz

      January 9, 2017 at 8:55 am

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      K.K., another great entertainer, who almost looks naked sans moustache. Even the grand Kelly became moustketeer sometime. Ty for the info, Witty Dave!

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  6. Maria

    January 8, 2017 at 10:28 pm

    The Male Garbo-with-a mustache

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    • Gentleman Tim

      January 9, 2017 at 6:38 am

      Nils Asther! A great addition, Maria! – with a fascinating connection to Errol, before he landed in LALALand.

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      An Abdul the Damned close-up from Tina. Thank you, Tina, for your superative work on this and so much other Errolian research!

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      • shangheinz

        January 9, 2017 at 1:18 pm

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        King Farouk was another beard bearer as well as a friend of Flynn`s (fridge). He is likely to have coined the term walrus moustache…
        Errol was to appear in Gregory Ratoff`s spoof of the ousted Egyptian monarch in “Abdullah the Great” aka Abdullah`s harem”.

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      • Maria

        January 10, 2017 at 3:18 am

        Nils Asther also appeared with Lili LaLa Damita in “The Golden Butterfly” directed by Michael Curtiz….small world! No one can wear the moustache like Errol tho!

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    • shangheinz

      January 9, 2017 at 8:45 am

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      Thank you for your prolonging my shortlist of beautiful beardos, Maid Maria. I counter with a John Gilbert.

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  7. Gentleman Tim

    January 9, 2017 at 1:23 pm

    Further proof of the futile pursuit of the Flynnmeister’s heroically hirsute superiority. Little Richard’s pilosity in particular has too much velocity. Looks like he jumped back in the alley with long tall sally at least a few too many times.

    And the upper lip oddity below should have been deloused and demoused long ago, forever extinguished from Water’s World, and ours.

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  8. Gentleman Tim

    January 17, 2017 at 12:35 am

    As you surely know sirhirsuteheinz, there are mousts to have and mousts to have not.

    Some truly make one blue. … Whistle along with Hoagy & Bacall:

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    • shangheinz

      January 19, 2017 at 3:50 pm

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      Bogart with a beard is more eerie than the Bogeyman itself, Derringerman Tim. Many mustacho men we discussed here attended his funeral, including Jack Warner: www.youtube.com…
      James Cagney spots some Robin Hood looks in the pic above. No beardmen in sight at his last ride. www.youtube.com…

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  9. Gentleman Tim

    January 17, 2017 at 4:06 am

    A one, a two, a three-fo-five

    A little bit of Louie, the Mambo man

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  10. Gentleman Tim

    January 19, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    Magic John Calvert, before he sailed the Sea Fox aground, playing Errol Flynn:

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    • shangheinz

      January 20, 2017 at 11:07 pm

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      A sleigh of wand produces Warren Williams, “magnificent scoundrel of pre-code Hollywood”. His beard seems almost Dali- esque, but still provided him with many dalliances.

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      • Gentleman Tim

        January 21, 2017 at 8:26 am

        Ah, yes, daliheinz, perry pre-code williams himself, who once costarred with the most famous corpse in hollywoo history:

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        • shangheinz

          January 21, 2017 at 10:21 am

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          Just call me Dahliaheinz, Policeman Tim. While that murder in Monte Carlo may never be solved, the case of Elizabeth Short is just about to. Speaking of mindboggeling spiral stairmurdercases here is another Warner Bro’ as addition to this moustache gallery: Irish lad George Brent.

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          • Gentleman Tim

            January 22, 2017 at 1:41 pm

            oh, manrayheinz, hopefully the mystery of lizzy will be revealed shortly. meanwhile, also seventy years later, errol’s “thin and precise” moust remains a must option for discerning men:

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            • shangheinz

              January 22, 2017 at 3:22 pm

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              Many men mustered a moustache, Gentleman Thin, but few wore it as well as Errol. Academy Award winner Robert Donat was the number one contender. Fortunately for Flynn he declined the Cap Blood assignement. That’s why we are all here today: immortalephemera.com…

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              • shangheinz

                January 26, 2017 at 6:15 pm

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                Just to finish the forth Captain Blood Naysayer off: Brian Aherne, who eerily resembled Errol and who also did some radio recordings with him.

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      • Gentleman Tim

        January 21, 2017 at 8:27 am

        Ah, yes, daliheinz, perry pre-code williams himself, who once costarred with the most famous corpse in hollywood history:

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  11. shangheinz

    January 29, 2017 at 8:43 pm

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    Dirk Bogarde in the film role of Errol’s buddy Paddy.

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  12. Maria

    January 30, 2017 at 12:30 am

    and I will raise you a Tom Conway…
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    • Maria

      January 30, 2017 at 12:46 am

      In case you were wondering what the connection Tom is with Errol:

      Tom Conway (brother of George Sanders)starred in The Falcon. I have copied from a website:

      “With his Bond-like resilience and devil-may-care banter, the debonair amateur sleuth known as the Falcon makes the viewer feel reassured and protected as he leads us down those mean streets in search of answers—and gorgeous dames.”

      “Conway’s work in the Falcon deserves the Errol Flynn Prize for Formulaic But Consistently Awesome Performances. I’d also award him the Ronald Colman Cup for Fine Moustaches. If anybody ever looked more badass holding a teacup, I’ve never seen it. It’s not difficult to understand how the Falcon series—which RKO initially planned on cancelling soon after Sanders left—actually grew more popular once Conway took it over.”

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      • shangheinz

        January 30, 2017 at 1:49 pm

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        Thanks for bringing my attention to The Falcon, Maid Maria. I can`t wait to see Tom Conway drinks his tea with a splayed out pinkie. Now I reraise you with Ronald Colman, whose whiskers stood up starring with Tiger Lil`.

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  13. shangheinz

    February 6, 2017 at 10:53 pm

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    A moust laugh- Jackie Gleason!

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  14. shangheinz

    February 11, 2017 at 2:17 pm

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    The pencil Thin Man- William Powell.

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  15. shangheinz

    February 12, 2017 at 9:06 am

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    Ty’s stache masked Zorro.

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  16. shangheinz

    February 23, 2017 at 7:09 am

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    Dr. Zhivago is a moust see and would have been a Flynn-tastic film.

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  17. shangheinz

    October 26, 2017 at 8:55 am

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    Brad sPitting image of Flynn.

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  18. shangheinz

    November 20, 2017 at 4:02 pm

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    Yes he Kenneth. This is definitely no mouse-tache, but more of a hamster Sir Branagh is wearing as the new Poirot in “Murder on the Orient Express”.

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  19. shangheinz

    December 12, 2017 at 8:39 am

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    Tom Selleck, who was considered for the role of Errol in the TV movie “My wicked wicked ways” but lost out to Duncan Regehr, was another actor who wore his magnum moustache well.

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  20. shangheinz

    December 14, 2017 at 1:04 pm

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    John Carroll, former Zorro and fidel flynntimo facing Castro with Errol during the Cuban Revolution.

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  21. shangheinz

    December 19, 2017 at 8:49 am

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    Another hunk who moust have been baywatching Errol’s lifestyle closely: roaylthings.com…

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  22. shangheinz

    December 25, 2017 at 6:54 pm

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    Timothy Dalton got the purr, the flair and the facial hair of Errol in his villainous role of Neville Sinclair in “The Rocketeer”. Even as a baddie he entchants the girlie. Unfortunately he also plays along the Higham hoax and buys into Flynn as an Alter Eagle of Nazi Germany. I wish this superb stage actor had been given the chance for a third assignment as James Bond in “Goldeneye” as originally planned.

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  23. Gentleman Tim

    January 14, 2018 at 10:27 pm

    According to this, hispidheinz, bacteria and mustard gas helped pave the way for Flynn and all the pencil-thins. But it was all kicked downhill again come the Great Depession.

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  24. Gentleman Tim

    January 14, 2018 at 10:40 pm

    Oh, I wish I had a pencil-thin musache
    Then I could be anyone I wanted to be,
    Maybe suave Errol Flynn or the Sheik of Araby.

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  25. Gentleman Tim

    January 31, 2018 at 11:10 pm

    In the Footsteps of Errol, here’s Austria’s “Turkish Delight” showing some Flynn.

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    • shangheinz

      February 2, 2018 at 2:34 pm

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      Sadly I missed Turban Bey by a hairline, when he died a few years back in Vienna. He resettled here after his Hollywood days and was very approachable for interviews. Austria honored him with a special stamp. There even is a documentary out called ” Chased by luck” about him, where he recalled Errol as enchanting and very kind and Lana Turner as mesmerizing and kind but of a different kind…

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  26. shangheinz

    February 2, 2018 at 2:55 pm

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    Sea Sparrow Johnny Depp was quite convincing as human train wreck on the Orient Express comlete with stach upper lip.

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