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Archive for September, 2018

See Errol Flynn’s Ghost!

20 Sep

Sunday in Jersey City!

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— Gentleman Tim

 

“The Tunnel of Love”, Starring Errol Flynn, 1935

18 Sep

In June of 1935, before he went over the marital falls with Lili and sailed into international fame as El Capitan Blood, Errol Flynn was a mega-star at the Venice Amusement Pier. He wasn’t yet King of Cinematic Swashbucklers, but he did reign supreme at the “Over the Falls” Tunnel of Love – which made him “the talk of the town in Hollywood.” (Anyone surprised at that?)

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One might wonder how Tiger ‘Lil handled that! … Well, news coverage of this legendary Tinseltown shindig indicated that she did have at least one uplifting experience at the party:

“Lili Damita apparently was given a rather unorthodox entrance [at the Fun House], courtesy of a gust of air that lifted her skirt. However, she recovered her composure to pose with Carole. Marlene and husband Errol Flynn”

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History and Imagery of the Venice Pier, including very rare a moving picture of the pier from the ’30s.

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A Perfect Place for a Big Rascal Like Flynn:

— Gentleman Tim

 

Errol Flynn’s Best

16 Sep

CALLING ALL FLYNN FANS

In Your Order of Preference:

What are your Top Ten Favorite Flynn Films?

Which Three Do You Think Should Be Regarded His Greatest of All, His Top Three?

— Gentleman Tim

 

The Masters of Mulholland and Malabar Farms

15 Sep

Errol Flynn and Louis Bromfield

Not So Simple Farmers, with Not So Similar Farms

“Throughout the 1940s, Hollywood’s most glamorous stars found refuge from their demanding careers at Ohio’s Malabar Farm, home of Pulitzer Prize winner, author and screenwriter Louis Bromfield.”

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From Screenwriter to Soil-Saver: The Double Legacy of Louis Bromfield

“Many of Hollywood’s brightest stars visited Malabar Farm over the years, including Errol Flynn, Edward G. Robinson, and George and Gracie Allen. James Cagney could be spotted selling vegetables at the farm’s produce stand. Any visitors had to earn their keep by doing farm chores. And on May 21, 1945, Malabar Farm hosted the wedding of long-time friend Humphrey Bogart to Lauren Bacall, with Louis Bromfield serving as best man — a star-studded event for Happy Valley!”

Malabar Farm

Mulholland Farm

— Gentleman Tim

 

“First Time as an Adult”

14 Sep

And as a goat, I presume (a non-horny goat, no less)

Featuring Sean Flynn/Directed by Steve Latshaw

Very funny stuff! Great job Sean & Steve.

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— Gentleman Tim

 

The Fuhrer and the Tramp

13 Sep

This looks interesting.
       

Here is a new kick starter that has Errol as a hero fighting Hitler with Charlie Chaplin. They are looking for completion money for their hardcover comic book. The illistrations are top notch check out the film pitch and all the different covers.

About the Story

Charlie Chaplin – comic, filmmaker, and raconteur – didn’t become the world’s biggest star by courting controversy, but when he comes face-to-face with the horrors of Hitler, he feels compelled to get off the sidelines and get involved. And then Charlie is approached by FDR himself with a special assignment. His mission, if he chooses to accept it: create a propaganda film to drum up public support for joining the war in Europe.

And so Charlie goes from movie maker to provocateur, traveling the world and dodging danger to complete his film. With the help of undercover agent Hedy Lamarr, her handler Errol Flynn, and British patriot Alfred Hitchcock, Chaplin faces down American fascists, Nazi spies, and his own massive self-doubt to complete his masterpiece.

But just because the film is done doesn’t mean the mission is, and little tramp and great dictator go toe-to-toe, Charlie and Adolph, one-on-one, mano a mano in a rip-roaring climax that fully delivers on the promise of the premise.

ABOUT THE BOOK

The Führer and the Tramp graphic novel collects the entire 5 issue mini series. It is 184 pages of gorgeous black and white art by the phenomenal Dexter Wee. It has taken us THREE YEARS to research, write and complete the art for the book, and now we need your help to finish making it a reality.

Our goal is to raise enough capital to cover the printing of the book, and if we hit our stretch goals, we will upgrade everyone to a hardback collected edition.

          

— Jack Marino

 
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Assassination She Wrote

12 Sep

A Candidate for Most Subtle In Like Flynn Reference Ever?

JAMES GREGORY AS VICE-PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE JOHNNY ISSELIN AND ANGELA LANSBURY AS HIS COMMUNIST AGENT “QUEEN OF DIAMONDS” WIFE AWAIT FOR THEIR SON (LAURENCE HARVEY) TO SHOOT THEIR PARTY’S PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE. SINATRA DID IT HIS WAY AND SAVES THE DAY, MAKING AMERICA IN LIKE FLYNN AGAIN.

— Gentleman Tim

 

Hurricane Errol (1991) + Cyclone Errol (2011)

12 Sep

HURRICANE ERROL

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CYCLONE ERROL

According to NASA:

“Errol Flynn was an actor in the 1930s and 40s known for his swashbuckling film roles in movies like Captain Blood and Robin Hood. Cyclone Errol was known for its rains and wind in northern Western Australia and then in Indonesia’s West Timor.”

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— Gentleman Tim

 

Win In Like Flynn Tickets

11 Sep

In Western Australia

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— Gentleman Tim

 

“Elegant Goatee and All”?

09 Sep

“The Tour of Britain start on the outskirts of Nottingham was a sea of feathered Robin Hood hats …”

“Julian Alaphilippe channelled Errol Flynn – elegant goatee and all”

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— Gentleman Tim