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Errol Flynn around Mid-April to Mid-May, 1956!

11 Dec

Errol arrives in England on April 9th 1956 to begin his contract producing segments for The Errol Flynn Theatre for television.

— Topper

 

Just Imagine if Errol Flynn Lived Longer?

31 Oct

If Errol Flynn had lived longer the great roles he could of played in tv shows .I could easily see him as The Cavalier or Two-face in Batman 66,or a protagonist in Columbo. Who wouldn’t love to see Errol going up against Batman and Old Chum, or opposite Peter Falk?


— Smordon Cluce

 

Shan‘t We?

22 Oct

Dear Flynnstones,

yes we shall! www.theerrolflynnblog.com…

Enjoy,

— shangheinz

 

The Fortunes of War

12 May

Published on YouTube Today – May 13, 2021

Starring Errol and Christopher Lee

— Tim

 

Elvis’s Mom (Not)

02 Feb

Did Joan Fontaine despise Olivia?

— Tim

 

“Flynn’s Look Alike” — Duncan Regehr

19 Jan

My Wicked Wicked Ways
Washington Post Review
January 20, 1985

The story out of Hollywood is that they sorted through more than 400 resumes looking for someone to play Errol Flynn. Some were familiar names, most were not. Which was fine, since the producers wanted a face that was both fresh and familiar — fresh to the American television audience but familiar in its resemblance to Flynn’s.

Out of the stack emerged Duncan Regehr.


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— Tim

 

Fare Thee Well, Rhonda

17 Oct

Spellbindingly gorgeous Rhonda Fleming has died, at age 97, on October 14. Fare thee well, Rhonda


In 1952 on the Abbott & Costello Hour she sang “I’m in Love with a Wonderful Guy” about Errol:

A Video Summary of Her Spectacular Life & Career:

— Tim

 

The Baron Plays The Duke — Errol’s Last Live Show

29 Sep

September 29, 1959
The Red Skelton Show

www.imdb.com…

Filmed at (CBS) Television City, at the famed Studio 33, the home of the Red Skelton Hour and Show, the Carol Burnett Show, I Love Mama, the Mary Tyler Moore Hour, the Price is Right, Match Game, Hollywood Squares, the Steve Allen Comedy Hour, and many, many others. With it’s massive studios, and other favorable conditions, Television City very powerfully signalled and helped make possible the relocation of television’s epicenter from New York to LA.

~ “Red Skelton portrays hobo Freddie the Freeloader and Flynn his friend, “the Duke.” After a group of beatniks, including Beverly Aadland, mistakes Freddie’s shack for a coffee bar, Freddie is informed by a policeman that all bums have been ordered by the city council to leave town by sundown. Freddie and the Duke decide that the only way they will be able to stay in town is to open their own beatnik coffee bar. Singer Scott Engel (who later went on to fame as Scott Walker of the Walker Brothers) sings Paper doll.”


— Tim

 

The Red Skeleton Show with Errol Flynn & Beverly Audland!

30 Aug

— David DeWitt

 

A Really Big Show

27 Jan

Ed Sullivan proving Errol wasn’t alone in his admiration of early Castro …

A string of other gushing interviews would quickly follow Sullivan’s, conducted by everyone from the revered CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow to the Hollywood actor Errol Flynn. A few months later, in April 1959, Fidel even traveled on a victory lap of the northeastern United States: he was mobbed by admirers as he ate hot dogs in New York City, spoke at Princeton, and made dutiful visits to hallowed shrines of democracy such as Mount Vernon and the Lincoln Memorial.

www.smithsonianmag.com…

“Errol Flynn’s Ghost: Thomas McNulty on Flynn Meeting Fidel Castro” on Vimeo:

Errol Flynn's Ghost: Thomas McNulty on Flynn Meeting Fidel Castro from Hammer and Nail Productions on Vimeo.

— Tim