RSS
 

Hamilton

05 Dec

A new movie about Sean?

“I want things to give my life gravitas, and that’s the movie about Sean Flynn.”

Errol takes Sean and the Tan Man to ELMO

“We met as teenagers in Palm Beach. One night when we were about 15 and both at boarding school, Errol Flynn showed up in New York and took us to dinner. To El Morocco, which wasn’t even a place to go to dinner, it was a nightclub. Sean and I showed up in our best Brooks Brothers blazers,”

www.townandcountrymag.com…

— Gentleman Tim

 

Setting the Beard on Fire

03 Dec

December 3, 1937

Harrison Carroll
LA Evening Herald Examiner

…Errol Flynn held up the Robin Hood company for half an hour when he accidently set fire to Basil Rathbone’s beard, then completed the damage by tossing a bucket of water in his face.

— Gentleman Tim

 

No Buffalo in Modesto

02 Dec

But it’s a great excuse to steal a kiss from Olivia!

December 1, 1938

Los Angeles Examiner

Behind the Makeup

By Erskine Johnson

ON THE SETS: EXTERIOR — PRAIRIE — MODESTO, CALIF.

Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland ride to the top of a low ride and pull their horses to a halt. Their eyes travel over the countryside. Flynn, making his debut as a Western hero in Dodge City, lifts his arm, points off into the distance.

“See that herd of buffalo grazing so peacefully over there?” he says to Miss De Havilland.

She nods and her eyes follow his outstretched hand. Then she breaks into an involuntary giggle, spoiling the scene.

Flynn’s “herd of buffalo” is a lone, tired looking cow.

But when the picture is completed, the cow will be a real herd of buffalo. A camera crew traveled all the way to Oklahoma to photograph one of the few remaining herds of the animals that made the nickel famous. There aren’t any in California.

— Gentleman Tim

 

Kid Like Flynn?

02 Dec

“The pirate may have met his match in the young boy, who jumped around in swashbuckling moves inspired by movie star Errol Flynn.”

Main character in children’s book comes to screen in Montecito filmmaker’s ‘Piglet Willy’

— Gentleman Tim

 

In The Irishman

29 Nov

In the new movie,The Irishman, Robert DeNiro uses Errol’s name in connection to one of the following Joes. Which Joe is it? Gallo, Kennedy, Columbo, DIMaggio, Namath, or Stalin? What did DeNiro say about this Joe?

— Gentleman Tim

 

Happy Thanksgiving to All On the EFB

29 Nov

Errol Gets Siouxed
Central Park, New York (1941)

— Gentleman Tim

 

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

26 Nov

Now  an  Adiobook!  Click  the  Image  to  learn  more …

— David DeWitt

 
2 Comments

Posted in Promo

 

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

 
1 Comment

Posted in Promo

 

Before She was a Guest

25 Nov

November 25, 1944

Louella O. Parsons

The lovely with Errol Flynn these nights is Lucy Cochrane, Boston socialite.

***

After she married a cousin of Churchill’s 75 years ago, Lucy became more famously known as “C. Z. Guest”

— Gentleman Tim

 

Playing in and around LA — 1937, 1947, 1958

22 Nov

Prince and the Pauper at the Mission Playhouse in San Gabriel, 1937

Cry Wolf at the La Shell Theater in Long Beach, 1947

The Sun Also Rises at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Hollywood, 1958

— Gentleman Tim