Flynn in the Days of Diamond Jim (Almost)

03 Oct


This could have/would have been great! A Bordon Chase script for Errol! Right around the time of Red River!

The Candy Kid


Errol & Bordon could have enjoyed a few of these together!!


— Tim


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  1. Maria

    October 3, 2014 at 2:36 am

    Whatever happened to the plans for that movie?

    • Gentleman Tim

      October 3, 2014 at 5:23 am

      I don’t know, Maria. Pure speculation: Perhaps Errol told JW to shove it and took off on his Cruise of the Zaca instead!

      Here’s some more info:…

      Or perhaps Errol didn’t think he could top the earlier version with Oliver Hardy, back when he went by Babe!

      The Candy Kid (1917):…

  2. zacal

    October 3, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    From the writer of “Red River”? It hurts me to think of the potential. Perhaps it was abandoned because Flynn had just made “Silver River” which also cast him as a gambler.Annex%20-%20Flynn,%20Errol%20(Silver%20River)_01.jpg

    • Gentleman Tim

      October 5, 2014 at 6:34 am

      Excellent point, zacal. That makes a lot of sense.

      Though no Errol Flynn (who ever has been?!) Borden Chase was a fascinating character in his own write (so to speak).…