Spongerob Errolpants

26 Mar

Dear fellow Flynn fans,

in January of 1947 the National Geographic Magazine published an article called “The Errol Flynn of Sponge Divers”.

The Errol of this and the Flynn of that were honorary titles at the time. But in the case of one exceptionally dangerous profession we can well picture our Hollywood hero genuinely taking a liking to the complimentary comparison.

World traveller and life time adventurer that he was, I wonder if he read this article and got the idea for the movie “MARU MARU” then and there, or if the namesake hotel in Tanzania did the deed.

Take a deep breath and dive in here yourselves:…




— shangheinz


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  1. Gentleman Tim

    March 26, 2020 at 9:44 am

    Flynntabulous research, deepdiveheinz! Were you perusing old National Geographics for Flynntrivia, or for “topless tribal women” per your link?……

    • shangheinz

      March 27, 2020 at 6:58 pm

      One thing lead to another, Globalman Tim. Here is Vintage Flynn dismissing „emergency“ with a pffft and cigarettes as stink:…

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