Monthly Archives: July 2013

Movie Stars from WWII – Errol Flynn & Martha O’Driscoll

From Russel Ries blog The Only New Thing: a recent correspondence results in an interesting post about Errol and Martha O’Driscoll on a USO Tour and Olivia de Havilland, too! You knew a lot of people must have taken photos of them during these tours but how many have you seen? Thanks to Russel Ries for a nice article and… (more…)

From the 1935 Trailer for “In Caliente” Starring Errol’s Friend, Dolores Del Rio

— Tim


— Tim

Errol’s “Salad Days” in Mexico

The Famous Caesar’s Restaurant – Where Errol Dined and Caesar’s Salad was Invented.  A great restaurant; still there at the same location!   — Tim

Chiki Lai – Going Basque with the Bullfighting Set

Going Basque with Errol, Ava & Rita – and many say Hemingway:……   — Tim

Robin Hood at The Errol Flynn Filmhouse!

We tip our hat to Tim Reid for discovering this! Screening Dates: Sun 4 August 5:00pm Director: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone The greatest swashbuckler of them all graces the screen named in his honour, in this 1938  classic  directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley, and co-starring Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, and Claude… (more…)

Errol Hanging at the LaMaze

Hi Everyone, Here’s a current interior photo of the Café LaMaze, one of Errol’s legendary stops on his way by car to Mexico in the ’40s.  In fact, he attended its opening night, and gambled in its secret upstairs casino.   Clark Gable, John Wayne, Rita Hayworth (who lived nearby when she danced at Caliente), Lana Turner,  Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante, Johnny Weismuller, and many other celebs, all… (more…)

We Welcome Our Newest Author Juhani Kapiainen to the EFB!

Juhani, we are very pleased to have you aboard, and look forward to your comments and posts! Thanks for joining us! — David DeWitt

White Raja Contract!

This is something that Juhani sent to me before he became our newest Author! He is rather busy right now but gives me permission to post it for him to the EFB! This is Warner Brothers original contract between Flynn and William Ulman, jr for the rights to “The White Rahah” Juahni owns this original document! — David DeWitt

Errol’s Long Distance Chess Game circa 1937!

With thanks to our dear friend, Mr D … (Chris Driscoll, of Australia!) — David DeWitt