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“Flynn in Focus on TCM” January 17, 2017

04 Jan

Quoting the Bucks County Courier Post:

"Flynn in Focus on TCM"

"Fans of swashbuckling favorite Errol Flynn have the opportunity on Jan. 17 to binge watch seven of his favorite films.

The film-lover’s network Turner Classic Movies will begin airing the titles beginning at 6 a.m. that day.

According to TCM’s detailed Now Playing: A Viewer’s Gide to Turner Classic Movies, the titles will be:"

"Adventures of Don Juan”, with Viveca Lindfors in the breezy version of the legendary lover charged with saving his queen from treason. Vincent Sherman directed. (1948; 6 a.m.)

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“Captain Blood”, with Olivia De Havilland in Flynn’s star-making role as a doctor-turned-pirate. Michael Curtiz directed. (1935; 8 a.m.)

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“Kim“, with Dean Stockwell in an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s tale of an orphaned boy and his adventures with the British Army. Victor Saville directed. (1950; 10 a.m.)

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“Northern Pursuit”
, with Julie Bishop in a thriller about a Mountie tracking a Nazi flyer through the Canadian wilderness. Raoul Walsh directed. (1943; noon)

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“The Prince and the Pauper
”, with Claude Rains in an adaptation of a Mark Twain tale about a prince who changes places with a peasant boy. William Keighley directed. (1937; 1:45 p.m.)

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“The Adventures of Robin Hood”, with Basil Rathbone in the ultimate version of the story about a hero who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor. Curtiz directed. (1938; 3:45 p.m.)

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“The Sea Hawk”
, with Claude Raines in the adventure epic about a British buccaneer who challenges the Spanish fleet. Curtis directed. (1940; 5:30 p.m.)

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“For Flynn fans, binge watching these titles ranks as a great way to kick off 2017.”

— Gentleman Tim

 

A Happy New Year to All!

01 Jan

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— Gentleman Tim

 

Ding Dong, The Dicktator is Dead!

26 Nov

Robin Hood and the Revolutionary

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Added today, Sunday, November 27.

Photos I took this afternoon on Calle Ocho in Little Havana, Miami, epicenter of celebrations over the death of Comrade Castro. Up 95 some, Cuban-American Kiki Alonso was soon taking out Castro-lover, Komrade K.

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— Gentleman Tim

 

The Great Race

06 Nov

Arrogate v. California Chrome. Names that would have worked well in Errol’s own stable.

It was a great day at the races today at Hollywood’s hometown horsetrack, Santa Anita, one of Errol’s favorite haunts, where he often played the ponies, and occasionally raced some of his own.

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“America’s biggest race may be the Kentucky Derby, but Santa Anita – or ‘Hollywood’s Racetrack’ – in California wins in the glamour stakes.”

“Since Santa Anita Park opened back in 1934, the horse race track has been featured in numerous films, including A Star is Born (1954), Bob Hope’s The Lemon Drop Kid, the Marx Brothers film A Day At The Races and National Lampoon’s Vacation to name just a few.”

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— Gentleman Tim

 

Hey Bulldogs!

03 Oct

“Last night was Errol” — Cede Nullis

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Hollywood Royalty Join the Celebration of “The Best Grand Final Ever”:

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— Gentleman Tim

 

The Clinton Family Film Festival

30 Sep

(No, not that Clinton Family)

Proudly Presents: “The Reckless Rogue Who Saved the Throne”

(Yes, that Reckless Rogue – as described in the trailer linked below):

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— Gentleman Tim

 

Greenacres was the Place to Be

16 Sep

For Errol and a Rogue’s Gallery

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Up for Auction, but Time’s Running Out

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— Gentleman Tim

 

Errol & Olivia in Oklahoma!

28 Aug

At the National Cowboy & Western Culture Museum on September 14th.

Western Movie Matinee: They Died With Their Boots On


Oh, what a beautiful museum!

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— Gentleman Tim

 

Robin Hood in San Diego

07 Jul

TOMORROW, Friday, July 8, 2016

At the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park:

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Listen to the Flynntastic Cinema Junkie Podcast Tribute, to Both the Movie and to Errol!

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The Museum of Photographic Arts in (my wondrous old stomping grounds of) Balboa Park:

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— Gentleman Tim

 

A Salute to Olivia

24 Jun

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— Gentleman Tim