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Errol Flynn’s Contract for Robin Hood!

31 Jul

He was paid $50,000 … equal to about $890, 000 dollars in 2018 dollars!

— David DeWitt

 

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A steal then, a robbery by today‘s standard. The film itself priceless!

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What a great find, David. Thank you. Today it would cost Flynn $50K minimum just to decipher that absurd contract. Old Warner Brothers headquarters (21 W. 44th) in Manhattan was only a law journal’s throw down from the Harvard Club (27 W.44th). Looks like those lawyers on Ivy League Alley were rushing down too many Rob Roys while they wrote that rigamarole. Whereas the first part of the second part of the aforesaid instrument provisionally set forth conditional duties and obligations substantially applicable to the first party and first photoplay referenced therein, the second part of the first part does… Read more »