What’s the Flynnection?

12 Oct

— Gentleman Tim


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  1. Gentleman Tim

    October 13, 2017 at 9:38 am

    He wore a bow tie but no mustache during this:



    • Tina

      October 14, 2017 at 3:27 pm

      Silver Bow Country in the state of Montana which brings us to the movie “Silver River” but Errol had a mustache. So….???

    • Tina

      October 14, 2017 at 5:32 pm

      The connection has to be the movie “The Sisters” as it also plays in Silver Bow, Montana where the Pharmacy and the sisters’ home is located.
      Tim, your name should be changed to Tricky Dicky!
      Wow what a quiz – very good!

  2. geneingram1942

    October 13, 2017 at 3:02 pm

    things that happened the year he was born, 1909!

  3. Gentleman Tim

    October 13, 2017 at 3:35 pm

    Not quite, but you’re in the right decade, Gene!

    Here’s Singapore in 1906:


  4. Gentleman Tim

    October 13, 2017 at 3:53 pm

    And there’s these three:


    Here are the original _______


    • Tina

      October 14, 2017 at 1:21 am

      Hi Tim;
      This quiz needs a little help from you for it’s a little disjointed in my humble opinion, as we have clues so far in the first picture Teddy Roosevelt at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, 1917, his first ride in a motor car – a Ford Victoria Automobile!
      Second picture, San Francisco Earthquake, Folsom Street April 18, 1906.
      Third picture, Howard Taft as he hurls the first pitch into the stadium to open the season on April 15, 1910.
      Fourth Picture, Montana. Errol did not ware a bow tie in his movie Montana, but Olivia is there
      Fifth picture, Singapore – How???
      Sixth picture. Olivia, Ida and Nancy Coleman in the movie Devotion 1946 as they play the Bronte Sisters.and the seventh picture the actual Bronte Sisters.
      How this all fits together with a connection to Errol has me puzzled!
      I think Errol only played in 2 or 3 three movies without a mustache and bow tie. Escape Me Never he is linked with Ida but again to find a connection to all the other clues is the puzzle.Ha!

      • Gentleman Tim

        October 14, 2017 at 1:27 am

        Wow, Tina! That’s some superb research. You have most of the plot all there, and even the answer among your words!…


        • geneingram1942

          October 14, 2017 at 3:57 am

          Teddy was president when the Boxer Rebellion started in China, Taft was his Sec. of State after moving from the Philippines , Jim Corbett fought John L. about the same time the Boxer Rebellion started, he fought in San Francisco, and as Corbett he was a bank clerk and wore a bow tie and had no mustache! In Escape Me Never, he played a composer married to Ida, this took place about the same period! And the bow is just a gift to us on the blog!

          • Gentleman Tim

            October 14, 2017 at 9:45 am

            Silver Bow was the gift that kept on giving in those days depicted in Errol’s film, Gene. Home of the “Richest Hill n the World”, largely because of George Hearst, W.R.’s father. More than silver, it was known for copper; indeed, it was the world’s largest producer of copper during the years depicted in this movie.


  5. Gentleman Tim

    October 14, 2017 at 10:01 am

    And then there was this little bit of a diversion, while Flynnie was out to sea – on his way to Singapore …

    From the Library of Congress, in Washington DC:…


  6. Gentleman Tim

    October 14, 2017 at 10:52 am


    • Tina

      October 14, 2017 at 3:37 pm

      Wow, and this brings us to the movie “the Sisters” and Singapore and the Earthquake in 1906 and the Bronte Sisters and Presidential Balls of Roosevelt and Tuft but where is the connection that is the question, which is the baffling thing???

  7. Tina

    October 14, 2017 at 5:22 pm

    Is by any chance the connection the movie “The Sisters”?

    • Gentleman Tim

      October 14, 2017 at 5:34 pm

      Yes, Tina! That’s it! Errol Flynn in The Sisters!!!

      Starts during TR’s ascension to the presidency, ends during Taft’s.

      The Sisters are from Silver Bow, Montana.

      Errol wears a bow tie, but no mustache.

      The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 figures prominently, as does Errol’s leaving Bette for Singapore.


    • Gentleman Tim

      October 14, 2017 at 5:46 pm

      Yes, Tina, that’s the Flynnection. Your last answer crossed miy last one in the ether!


      • Tina

        October 14, 2017 at 7:02 pm

        Tim, that was a very good quiz! Thanks


        • Gentleman Tim

          October 14, 2017 at 11:09 pm

          Thank You, Tina. It’s astonishing how you solve these quizzes and wonderful to watch. You’re really brilliant. Errol would have loved you!


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