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A Flood of Letters

16 Feb

February 15, 1937

Harrison Carrol

Evening Herald Express

The publication of Errol Flynn’s new book, Beam Ends, has brought a flood of letters from fans who want to make a direct purchase from the star. He has had $350 worth of orders in the last ten days. To supply them, he has to buy copies from the Los Angeles bookstores.

The postage is sometimes more than his royalty, so he actually loses money on these orders.

— Gentleman Tim

 

Tid Bits, March 18, 1955 & Avenita Hotel, Barcelona …

02 Mar

Special Thanks to Karl Holmberg …

 

— David DeWitt

 

I will be in the neighborhood? Olivia deHavilland!

09 Sep

Jan van der Vliet shares a note he got from Olivia deHavilland’s secretary back in 2010 when he was going to Paris on a trip and thought: why not write to Olivia and see if he could stop by … knowing his chance were slim to none she would say yes, he wrote a nice letter and received this reply:

 

Thanks for sharing, Jan!

— David DeWitt

 

Misadventures of Captain Fabian

22 Aug

November 8, 1950

— David DeWitt

 

Errol Signing a Letter!

01 Aug

— David DeWitt

 

About that flute … Sean Flynn!

12 Jul

— David DeWitt

 

Captain Fabian Letter 29 April 1955!

08 Jun

— David DeWitt