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Archive for the ‘QUIZ PAGE’ Category

What’s the Flynnection?

12 Oct

— Gentleman Tim

 

Who was Jack Warner’s Favorite WB Star?

01 Oct

He or she was:

Born in Europe

Made no films in Europe

Did not win an Academy Award

Has a star on Hollywood Boulevard

No other star had his or her first or last name

Was one of Warner Brothers’ most important and beloved stars

— Gentleman Tim

 

And Where Might This Be?

29 Jul

In early 1941, Errol reported that he had purchased land where he said “[he’d] rather live than anywhere else in the world.”

It’s breathtakingly beautiful.

A famous king was born nearby.

It was tens of thousands of acres.

It’s name had 2 ‘H’s, 2’U’s, and 2 ‘E’s.

He intended to raise Hereford cattle there.

There were already thousands of cattle there.

There were already hundreds of horses there.

There is a view of a famous geological feature.

He said he intended to bring Sean and Lili there.

The attack on Pearl Harbor may have sabotaged his plans.

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There is a golf course now on part of the property:

There are majestic beaches:

Peacocks live off the land:

And whale’s off it’s coast:

— Gentleman Tim

 

What’s His or Her Name?

23 Jul

Errol once had a employee who typed for him, made (a lot of) tea for him, and helped him run a business across from Warner Bros. Who was he or she?

His or her employment started prior to and ended during WWII.

He or she worked for Uncle Sam both before and after working for Errol.

His or her first name and last name are among those listed below:

FIRST NAME

Gordita

Junior

Max

Minnie

Shorty

Slim

Stretch

LAST NAME

Avalon

Berkeley

Carmel

Fresno

La Jolla

Monterey

Ventura

— Gentleman Tim

 

Girlfriend or Girl Friend?

20 Jul

Was this mega-talented beauty Errol’s first girlfriend in LA LA Land? This is who he was often seen with during his early bachelor days in the U.S. Both he and Jack Warner say so in their autobiographies. Who was she and do you think there was any romance or hanky panky between the two?

— Gentleman Tim

 

Whatever Happened to Mrs. Evans?

19 Jun

Did her husband in Paris kill her when he found out where she was?

A Quiz on the Neverending Adventures of Errol Flynn

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More in the papers from and about Barbara”

“Did Mrs. Evans have any comments on world affairs? Yes. George will just kill me when he finds out where I’ve been.

Sounds like George might be kind of a poor sport. For Castro the warfare is over. For Errol it may just be the beginning.”

— Gentleman Tim

 

Who is Errol with and Why???

13 Jun

Northern Pursuit

Southern Pursuit

A Bishop’s Involved

— Gentleman Tim

 

Before Blood

06 Jun

For what film was Errol tested that, if he had landed the role, would have been his first Hollywood starring role?

– He was considered for it before he was chosen for Captain Blood.

– It was based on a famous book.

– Though the story was a disaster, the movie was a success.

– Though it was fictional, it was based on real events.

– It would have been his first role with Alan Hale.

– It would have been his first role with Basil Rathbone.

– There were swords in the movie, but Errol would have never dueled against Basil with any of them.

– Russell Crowe played a somewhat similar role once.

– Kirk Douglas played a somewhat similar role once.

– Errol would have got religion in his role.

– Years later, he visited the location that was the setting of the film.

— Gentleman Tim

 

A Tease of a Quiz

19 May

What did this thrilling threesome do that earns them a spot on the blog?

— Gentleman Tim

 

What Number One Hit?

07 May

In what number one song did the singer sing about going to Mexico with Errol Flynn?

– Errol was in the news quite a bit for traveling south of the border before (and after) the release of this song

– It hit the top of the charts in the same month Errol was appearing with one of his most beautiful co-stars, with the same first name initial as his.

– It was performed by a very well-known big band.

– It was recorded again, about seven years later, by one of the most popular singers of all time, a major celebrity who knew Errol from having worked with him several years earlier in a Warner Brothers film.

– Errol’s name was replaced in recordings with “You know him” (rather than “Errol Flynn”), but it was a direct and widely recognized reference to Errol.

– In live. professional performances of this song, and amateurversions sang by female fans of Flynn, Errol’s name was sometimes sang as the true lyric. (i.e. “Errol Flynn” rather than “You know him”)

— Gentleman Tim