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Archive for the ‘Wives’ Category

Twenty-One Roses

11 Apr

For Nora
February 25, 1924 – April 10, 2010

— Gentleman Tim

 

Divorce Granted — April 8, 1942

09 Apr

Toward the end…

In the beginning…

— Gentleman Tim

 

Bienvenida a America

03 Apr

April 3, 1945

Nora and Deirdre arrive in Burbank from Mexico.

— Gentleman Tim

 

Remembering Grandma

02 Apr

Luke Flynn’s celebration of the life of Patrice Wymore was held on April 2, 2014, at 5:00 pm, at the Errol Flynn Marina, in Portland, Jamaica

Knight and Day (Gloria and Doris) in Tea for Two. What Patrice was watching when she died.

— Gentleman Tim

 

¿Dónde diablos está Errol?

31 Mar

March 30, 1937

Elizabeth Yeaman
Hollywood Citizen News

The Warner Bros. are sincerely worried over their failure to locate Errol Flynn, who was hastily summoned back to Hollywood when it was learned that he was planning to penetrate war-torn Spain. Errol was in Paris, and last Friday he told his wife, Lili Damita, he was leaving for Spain. He left, while Lili remained in Paris. He didn’t tell her where he was going in Spain, and apparently Lili didn’t bother to inquire.

Robert Schless, head of the Warner Paris office, has not been able to locate him. Errol,
when he left, was determined to do some war corresponding in Spain. He started to make
arrangements with the United States for some special articles, but the studio jumped in
and soured the deal. Errol threatened that he would make arrangements with an English syndicate. This he may have done.

Warners cabled him to be back here by April 15, to start the The Perfect Specimen. I doubt if they actually had a picture ready for him, but hoped to get him back on the plea of urgency.
Miriam Hopkins has been announced for the co-starring spot in The Perfect Specimen, but that
announcement is quite premature, for she has not been signed for the role.

— Gentleman Tim

 

In Memory of Patrice

22 Mar

BIRTH: December 17, 1926
Miltonvale, Cloud County, Kansas, USA
DEATH: March 22, 2014 (aged 87)
Portland, Jamaica

The Last Mrs. Flynn discusses Errol

— Gentleman Tim

 

En Mémoire de Lili 🇫🇷

22 Mar

Born: July 10, 1904, Blaye, France
Died: March 21, 1994, Palm Beach, FL

— Gentleman Tim

 

Partners at LaMaze*

18 Mar

* The “cafe”/restaurant/nightclub, not the natural childbirth technique.

The partners were:

Errol and Lili
Dolores and Cedric
Marlene and Gilbert(?)
Howard and Frances
______________

March 18, 1936

Louella O. Parsons
Los Angeles Examiner

Errol Flynn, Lili Damita, Gilbert Roland, Marlene Dietrich, Dolores Del Rio and Cedric Gibbons at the Cafe LaMaze in a party; at a nearby table Howard Hughes and Frances Drake.*

* The actress, not the explorer.

— Gentleman Tim

 

Florida Spring Break for the Flynns

13 Mar

March 12, 1938

Louella O. Parsons
Los Angeles Examiner

Lili Damita leaves for Palm Beach shortly to meet Errol Flynn and come back through the Canal with him.

— Gentleman Tim

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, RORY!

12 Mar

— Gentleman Tim