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Don’t Forget Thomas McNulty’s The Adventures of Captain Graves!

26 Nov

Now  an  Adiobook!  Click  the  Image  to  learn  more …

— David DeWitt

 
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Broderick Crawford Starring in Highway Patrol!

25 Nov

Our friend, Ralph Schiller, has partnered with author Gary Golts on a wonderfully good read called Doderick Crawford starring in Highway Patrol … (CP Entertainment Books 2019) a oversized softcover book full of amazing photos and script samples (complete list of shows), call sheets, toys, and 0ther memorabilia, even a replica car Gary Goltz created that he allows to appear in car shows across the country. The book has the complete history of the show, and other shows Broaderick Crawford appeared in after the show ended … it is one of those books you really get lost in once you open the pages!

Thanks, Ralph!

— David DeWitt

 
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Help Rory Flynn Bring Sean Flynn & the Missing Back Home!

10 Nov

Rory Flynn, Mike Luehring and Dave MacMillan have created a GoFundeMe to help bring Sean Flynn, Dana Stone and the other missing journalists home … many efforts over the decades have been undertaken and now it is felt that the answers are close to hand. It will take a financial commitment beyond what has already been made, as well as the emotional cost already spent to bring Sean, and other still missing home again. This is our chance to help make it happen, those who have respect and love for all of them. It is a chance to share in the effort, and the accomplishment of what has been a very long struggle …

You can donate any amount you like, however small, it will become a river ..

Please visit the funding page to see a special video Rory has made to help us understand what is at stake …

Sean Flynn

Dana Stone

Errol & Sean

— David DeWitt

 

Happy Halloween …. All Errol Flynn Fans!

01 Nov

— David DeWitt

 
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Zaca Haul Out, Exterior and Interior of Abandoned Zaca!

22 Oct

Here is a series of extraordinary photos taken of the abandoned Zaca sitting in the port of Villafrance by our correspondent Robert de Calendar:

State of the bow:

Details of Deck:

Details at Stern:

Bridge and Superstructure:

Interior:

We thank Robert so much for these special photos, and remember, if you are interested in the bollard from the Zaca, you can contact Robert via the blog at zacapublishing at gmail dot com …

— David DeWitt

 

Mail Bag! Zaca Model made from Main Boom of Flynn’s Original Zaca!

21 Oct

Robert writes again with photos of the model of the Zaca he constructed from wood of the Main Mast of the original Zaca. Of the model he says:

“All the masts and the support are in Oregon pine, but this wood is that of the principal boom of ZACA that I bought to the shipyard keeping the complete masts and cut it in planks of 3 centimeters thick, under report of Usher. This model is unique in the world because it is manufactured with the original hull and masts plans and the wood originating from the ZACA is an integral part of the ship. A historical model in various aspects.

I still have some boards of this wood of which I made 80 ZACA half-hull. It measures Length : 151 Cm – Width : 22 Cm – Height : 125 Cm.

The bollard is from the Zaca, and is for sale. You can inquire through this blog, by contacting Robert via our email address: zacapublishing at gmail dot com …

Robert, thanks so much for sharing your photos with us!

— David DeWitt

 

Mail Bag! Zaca Bollard! Robert de Cantelar …

20 Oct

This mornings Mail Bag brings us word from Robert de Cantelar …

Hi, David,

Do you remember me since more than three years of silence ?

Some news from you ?

I want to sell this bollard of ZACA, there were two originally and when I knew the boat only one was in place on the starboard aft. I bought it at the Shipyard who was next to Bankruptcy. It is in the state it was on board, there is a beautiful trace of cables on one arm and the central sphere. (See pict of detail)I also have the four bolts for fixing to the bridge, in bronze.

This piece is unique and for a true enthusiast of Errol Flynn and ZACA. I ask for it 60.000 Euros. Interested collector can contact me. Looking forward to your reply, I present to you my best regards.

Robert.
Robert de Cantelar, from France.

Where ?

This bollard was in place on ZACA in 1988 before she sunk one more time.

I have many pics of the complete boat that was abandoned with only an asthmatic raw water pump….!

Details: Bollard in cross, in bronze, from Starboard side of ZACA.
Weight 23 kilos
Base, square 255 m/m – Base thickness 25 m/m
Total Hight without teak base 355 m/m
Total lange of horizontal arms 300 m/m
Four bronze bolts from origine on Zaca – Lengh 415 m/m – Diameter 19 m/m

 

Thanks for sharing Robert! If anyone is interested or knows somebody who is, you can contact me via the blog’s email address: zacapublishing at gmail dot com …

— David DeWitt

 

The Errol Flynn Blog on Twitter!

18 Oct

For those who follow this blog and are on Twitter, we have been on Twitter for several years (1,430 followers, 10K tweets) in a syndicated version of The Errol Flynn Blog … you can go follow us, too!

— David DeWitt

 
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Thomas McNulty and the Wild West …

16 Aug

If you know Errol Flynn, you know his great book The Life and Career, Errol Flynn … but he is also a prolific Western and Pulp fiction writer!

— David DeWitt

 
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Writer Louis Kraft’s New Book Coming Along …

11 Aug

If you love Errol Flynn, you should know that writer Louis Kraft is planning new books on Flynn … his plate is full but he has a new book coming down the pipeline first and this is a peak at its cover artwork …

Louis says:

More’s a comin’ … and this has been a comin’ for a long-long time. Sand Creek and the Tragic End of a Lifeway will be published in spring 2020 (University of Oklahoma Press). The book cover design has been completed, and the art is the only image I considered for the dust jacket. In 1999 I met Cheyenne chief Gordon Yellowman, when we both spoke at a major event at the Fort Larned NHS, Kansas. During the conference Gordon and Cheyenne chief Lawrence Hart blessed the Cheyenne-Dog Man-Lakota village, which is some 30 miles to the west of the fort (it is a major historic site that has been protected due to a lot of people’s efforts over the years). During the day of the talks, Gordon was selling prints of his painting, “Sand Creek.” I bought one, framed it, and it has been displayed at Tujunga House ever since. He was thrilled when I called him to ask if I could use his art on the cover. When he said, “yes,” I was more thrilled. … Sometime in September I’ll post a blog that details the Sand Creek book’s progress in detail.

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— David DeWitt

 
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