Category Archives: Errol Flynn’s Jamaica

Shooting the Breeze with the Boys

Dear Flynnmates, here is a picture of Errol Flynn and the crew of the Kathleen (more likely the sloop than the schooner) at the Royal Jamaica Yacht Club. The first blog member that guesses, who the lady at his side was, wins a rum punch lollipop. Enjoy, — shangheinz

Rory Flynn Restores John Decker Portrait!

Rory Flynn, daughter of Errol Flynn announces on the blog today that she has fully restored the famous John Decker portrait of her father: During my childhood this portrait always hung at Mulholland Farm in my father’s den … the artist was John Decker most famous for his portraits and characterizations of Hollywood celebrities Katherine Hepburn, Buster Keaton, John Barrymore, Jimmy… (more…)

Errol’s Diary — Boston Estate — April 4, 1954

The Beauty of Port Antonio — Tim

The (Grand) Son Also Rises

March 9, 2003 The New York Times Magazine “A quiet spot by the Jamaica seashore, looking out at the activity in the ocean, hearing the wind sob with the beauty and the tragedy of everything.” Errol’s Diary: April 4, 1954, Boston Estate, Jamaica — Tim

On the Tenth Day of Christmas……… 🎁x10

Kingston learns Flynn is In………. January 3, 1947 Kingston, Jamaica “FILM FANS MOB ERROL FLYNN AT MYRTLE BANK” Errol Flynn came ashore from his yacht at the Myrtle Bank Hotel at noon yesterday – and nearly created a riot. As the handsome, dashing screen star entered the lobby., a waiting army of female hotel fans, who had impatiently been waiting… (more…)

Errol’s Femmes Carry On

— Pasadena Independent – October 16, 1959 — … — New York Daily News – October 16, 1959 — — Tim

Shine on you jazzy diamond

Dear fellow Flynn fans, Errol`s silver screen antics and his real life persona inspired the title of this saxophone classic. First to be heard on Zaca in Jamaica, then in the musical nightclubs around the world. Here is the story how all that jazz came aboard, ehm about… Enjoy,   — shangheinz

The Secret is Out – Bond 25…… “Port Antonio has had a long and rich history of being the home of some of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities and is always a first-choice destination for movie producers. The great Hollywood legend, Errol Flynn, and his actress wife, Patrice Wymore-Flynn, lived in the resort town for most of their adult lives, bringing along many of their movie star friends… (more…)

Not Just Any Port — “Dodge City of the Caribbean”

April 12, 1938 Jimmy Starr Evening Herald Express In the year of 1692 the quiet little village of Port Royal, Jamaica, was startled by a loud rumble, followed by a violent earthquake that slid the entire town into the ocean. On days when the water is clear, sightseerers hire a small boat to visit the site of the tragedy and… (more…)

Jamaica’s Jolly Boys

Named and Catapulted to Fame by Flynn Sherwood had its Merry Men, Jamaica has its Jolly Boys Jamaica Music Museum pays tribute to the Jolly Boys “The Jolly Boys are a mento group originally from Port Antonio, formed in 1945. First starting as part of a group that played at Errol Flynn’s parties, the band established itself as one of… (more…)