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Errol Flynn was handsome

I just read an article about him, and it mentioned he was considered good looking.

So I googled images.


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by Anonymousreply 164March 28, 2023 8:34 PM

You’re just knowing this? Are u a millennial? Gen Z?

by Anonymousreply 1March 18, 2023 3:10 PM

I keep that photo in my library. Fine as fine can be.

by Anonymousreply 2March 18, 2023 3:13 PM

Did Olivia de Havilland lie when she said she never rode his big Tasmanian cock? There's no way any woman (or man) would be able to resist someone who looked like Errol did in his prime.

by Anonymousreply 3March 18, 2023 3:14 PM

He was a Hollywood leading man what were you expecting?

by Anonymousreply 4March 18, 2023 3:14 PM

The prime Austin Butler-

by Anonymousreply 5March 18, 2023 3:15 PM

R1, I knew of him, but I had never seen any of his movies. I associated him with the era of silent films - Valentino and all that.

by Anonymousreply 6March 18, 2023 3:18 PM

I think he looked his best circa 1938 in The Dawn Patrol and possibly The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939). I’d like to see him in Four's a Crowd (1938) with another handsome guy, Patric Knowles who looked sort of like him but darker.

by Anonymousreply 7March 18, 2023 3:21 PM

My baby was still a virgin when she met Errol Flynn.

by Anonymousreply 8March 18, 2023 3:22 PM

After he died it was discovered that he had an extreme case of genital warts.

by Anonymousreply 9March 18, 2023 3:25 PM

Flynn is often overlooked because he was mostly cast as swashbuckling heroes and that is what the public demanded. His looks faded fast thanks to his dissipation, and he looked at least a decade older by the time of his death at 50. But he was perhaps the most handsome leading man of the 1930s. GENTLEMAN JIM (1942) showed his body off to good advantage, though his looks were already beginning to harden.

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by Anonymousreply 10March 18, 2023 3:25 PM

"Considered good looking" - he was one of the best looking movie stars of all time.

by Anonymousreply 11March 18, 2023 3:26 PM

Is OP also the person who started the Cary Grant thread?

What next, the discovery that Germany 'has' invaded Poland?

by Anonymousreply 12March 18, 2023 3:28 PM

Wow, he does look like Austin butler. The latter could play Flynn on a biopic and he wouldn't catch flack about not looking like the guy.

by Anonymousreply 13March 18, 2023 3:28 PM

I think he was most beautiful in Captain Blood, his 1935 film debut (with Olivia de Havilland). A gorgeous man!

by Anonymousreply 14March 18, 2023 3:30 PM

[quote]Wow, he does look like Austin butler.

No, baby. Austin Butler looks like HIM. Except...he doesn't.

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by Anonymousreply 15March 18, 2023 3:30 PM

I don't think I've ever seen a photo of him without his mustache. He looks so much more handsome without the cheesy mustache.

by Anonymousreply 16March 18, 2023 3:30 PM

Austin Butler and his skimpy, goofy face looks nothing like that of Errol Fucking Flynn.

I will say that, although I’m very aware of Flynn’s handsomeness, that picture at OP is a revelation.

by Anonymousreply 17March 18, 2023 3:31 PM

Same face shape

by Anonymousreply 18March 18, 2023 3:33 PM


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by Anonymousreply 19March 18, 2023 3:33 PM

He was very good looking but not sexy at all. Bette Davis was spot on about him.

by Anonymousreply 20March 18, 2023 3:33 PM

R16 I looked closer he does have the cheesy mustache at the OP, it's just not pronounced

by Anonymousreply 21March 18, 2023 3:33 PM

not derp.

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by Anonymousreply 22March 18, 2023 3:35 PM

In that photo you could say he sort of slightly resembles Austin Butler (far,far better looking, with more even features). But outside of that one photo, no. Flynn btw was immensely likable onscreen as well as pretty.

R20 He was a lot sexier than Bette Davis. Haha. He was one of the biggest sex symbols of his time or of all time.

by Anonymousreply 23March 18, 2023 3:36 PM

Iess Austin Butler and a little more Miles Teller. A little more.

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by Anonymousreply 24March 18, 2023 3:36 PM

Have you been to an occultist lately?

by Anonymousreply 25March 18, 2023 3:39 PM

His son, Sean Flynn, who disappeared 11 years after Errol's death.

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by Anonymousreply 26March 18, 2023 3:50 PM

Ten to fifteen years ago, I thought Alex O'Loughlin should have played Errol in a biopic. He lacks Errol's charisma but fits the role physically, plus he's Australian.

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by Anonymousreply 27March 18, 2023 4:02 PM

Thanks for posting that link on his gorgeous son Sean! You saved me the trouble of looking for material meant to bring initially him into the discussion.

I fist saw Sean onscreen circa 1962 or '63 when he appeared in a swashbuckler titled, "Son of Captain Blood". His film career was brief and basically unsuccessful and over within 4 years

I was captivated by the action in the "Son of Captain Blood" flick as well as by the brief whipping scene in it that saw Sean go under the lash at the hands of some cruel pirates. That imagery in film captivated me and seems to have been an early part of my then budding interest in depictions of corporal punishment. It never left me and is readily available online.

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by Anonymousreply 28March 18, 2023 4:09 PM

Good lord, his kid is handsome as well.

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by Anonymousreply 29March 18, 2023 4:19 PM


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by Anonymousreply 30March 18, 2023 4:20 PM

I read a biography of his when I was teenager. It alleged affairs with men as well as Nazi ties.

by Anonymousreply 31March 18, 2023 4:20 PM

Never did anything for me. That whole 1930s thing. Disgusting about his genitals.

by Anonymousreply 32March 18, 2023 4:25 PM

What about his genitals?

by Anonymousreply 33March 18, 2023 4:33 PM

The son. 👀

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by Anonymousreply 34March 18, 2023 4:39 PM


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by Anonymousreply 35March 18, 2023 4:41 PM

R35 Oh, he had the sexiest smile. He always kinda bit his bottom lip.

by Anonymousreply 36March 18, 2023 4:50 PM

Errol Flynn was also a crusader for the welfare of animals being used in movies. This became an issue with him while filming The Charge of the Light Brigade, and witnessing horses being injured.

by Anonymousreply 37March 18, 2023 4:51 PM

Oh hunny, but anal warts! No, just no.

by Anonymousreply 38March 18, 2023 5:05 PM

What happened to the son when you disappeared?

by Anonymousreply 39March 18, 2023 5:19 PM

R11- Gregory Peck ca. 1948 was far better looking.

by Anonymousreply 40March 18, 2023 5:20 PM

Raunchy listicle.

Peepholes and two-way mirrors at the Mullholland mansion.

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by Anonymousreply 41March 18, 2023 5:20 PM

The Nazi stuff was rumors, I don’t remember where, but it was pretty well debunked.

by Anonymousreply 42March 18, 2023 5:23 PM

Unlike his peer Cary Grant, who maintained his looks and health well into his 60s and could still believably play romantic leading men opposite younger ladies, Errol Flynn looked OLD in his 40s. But at least he enjoyed himself while doing it (growing old).

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by Anonymousreply 43March 18, 2023 5:25 PM

R39, Sean Flynn was most likely executed by the Khmer Rouge or possibly the Viet Cong while he was working and traveling as a journalist in Cambodia and Vietnam in 1970.

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by Anonymousreply 44March 18, 2023 5:27 PM

His family was neighbors of mine when I was growing up.

They lived in a far smaller home, but I'm sure it was lovely as it was what those people were used to.

Me? I could never have lived without all of mother and father's many servants.

by Anonymousreply 45March 18, 2023 5:31 PM

Errol fucked little girls. He was a drunken mess and stunk of BO. His son was a photojournalist with a big dick who went missing in Vietnam and was never found.

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by Anonymousreply 46March 18, 2023 5:41 PM

Father and son.

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by Anonymousreply 47March 18, 2023 5:43 PM

Long rumored to have "batted for both teams."

by Anonymousreply 48March 18, 2023 5:44 PM

The Army Hammer of his time

by Anonymousreply 49March 18, 2023 5:48 PM

I think Armie looks more like Errol than that Austin person

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by Anonymousreply 50March 18, 2023 5:55 PM


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by Anonymousreply 51March 18, 2023 5:55 PM

I've heard of him (and seen the Robin Hood movie) but never really knew much about him.

What's interesting to me is, now that I read the bio, this is clearly who Brad Pitt was playing in Babylon.

by Anonymousreply 52March 18, 2023 6:00 PM

Yet another born yesterday thread.

by Anonymousreply 53March 18, 2023 6:03 PM

R52 Flynn was not in Hollywood until the mid-1930s. Pitt was playing a shitty version of John Gilbert.

by Anonymousreply 54March 18, 2023 6:06 PM

And yes, he was bi, like fellow matinee idol Tyrone Power. Both were underrated as actors.

by Anonymousreply 55March 18, 2023 6:07 PM

Thanks R54

by Anonymousreply 56March 18, 2023 6:09 PM

David Niven said that his friendship with Flynn was never the same after Flynn hit on him. Niven sounds prissy--he was a product of British public schools and an actor, and he freaked out over a little attempted seduction?

by Anonymousreply 57March 18, 2023 6:10 PM

Oh for god’s sake R27, Flynn was Australian.

by Anonymousreply 58March 18, 2023 6:10 PM

What was Flynn's problem, anyway? He was dissipated to the point of self-destruction. Unmedicated bipolar maybe?

by Anonymousreply 59March 18, 2023 6:11 PM

Errol in Gentleman Jim (1942).

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by Anonymousreply 60March 18, 2023 6:34 PM

Quite nice tits.

by Anonymousreply 61March 18, 2023 6:45 PM

His son was unbelievably gorgeous. Better looking than Dad.

by Anonymousreply 62March 18, 2023 6:56 PM

Sean Flynn in 1965.

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by Anonymousreply 63March 18, 2023 7:25 PM

Yeah Austin butler is not anything like Flynn. Is he just going to make a career out of impersonating dead movie stars now? He could eventually play Nicolas cage I suppose.

by Anonymousreply 64March 18, 2023 7:37 PM

He wrote an autobiography, 'My wicked wicked ways'. Kind of a tell all and supposedly a good read. I'm always meaning to read it, but haven't yet.

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by Anonymousreply 65March 18, 2023 7:58 PM

If it’s true to its title, I’d expect that autobiography to cover underaged girls, the peepholes and two-way mirrors at the manse, and the heteroflexibility.

by Anonymousreply 66March 18, 2023 8:17 PM

Errol Flynn refused to wear deodorant!

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by Anonymousreply 67March 18, 2023 8:24 PM

In his autobiography, Robert Wagner told of delivering a script to Flynn’s studio dressing room one day and finding the door ajar, he proceeded to enter.

Flynn was sitting in a chair facing the door while some starlet was on her knees sucking his cock.

Flynn motioned with his head for Wagner to place the script on a table, which Wagner did before hightailing it out of there.

by Anonymousreply 68March 18, 2023 8:28 PM

Did he and Bette Davis get a long?

by Anonymousreply 69March 18, 2023 8:31 PM

Rumor has it that Errol had a Big One.

by Anonymousreply 70March 18, 2023 8:32 PM

Gunnar Nelson grew up in the Flynn house.

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by Anonymousreply 71March 18, 2023 8:33 PM

R66 He did mention it according to this article, "March 1955. Errol slapped Confidential with a lawsuit. There was no mention of voyeur novelties in the actual legal filing. Instead, he took exception to the magazine’s inference that he had abandoned his bride on their wedding night, for the company of a prostitute. Flynn asked for one million dollars in damages. Eventually a settlement of fifteen thousand dollars was awarded. Errol later wrote in his autobiography, "I hasten to affirm the truth of [a] Confidential report that I had a mirror over my bed. The publication reported that it was a two-way mirror. You could be on the other side of that mirror, in a room above, and look down and see what was going on ... Alas, as they used to say when properties were broken in Victorian times - this was true. With the exception of once in the case of [Olympic bobsleigh champion] Freddie McEvoy, this gadget never got to be used ... It was a magic mirror all right, but when the word of this got out, nobody wanted to be caught in that annexe of the apartment." Steve Hayes explained, “Flynn’s best friend for years – Freddy McEvoy – was also a victim, but according to E.F. it didn’t bother him. He just laughed it off and said he hoped Errol learned a few tips about ‘fucking’ and making love to a woman … Freddy could get any woman he wanted, just like Errol, so he didn’t kow-tow to him at all.” Hedy Lamarr wrote in her autobiography, Ecstasy and Me, "I knew Errol's house well. Many of the bathrooms have peepholes or ceiling with squares of opaque glass through which you can't see out but someone can see in." Matzen, speaking over the phone from his Virginia home explained, “There were two viewing tubes, like reverse periscopes, on the second floor that looked down on the first. You could look down from the second floor to see who was coming in. He had another one down by the den.”

Actually there are wilder things in his book than admitting the peephole stuff though.

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by Anonymousreply 72March 18, 2023 8:34 PM

Charles Higham's gossipy biography of Flynn is my favorite guilty-pleasure read. So many salacious tidbits that make you think, "This is probably a lie, yet I wouldn't be surprised if it were true."

Timothy Dalton's actor/Nazi spy villain character in "The Rocketeer" is based on Flynn.

by Anonymousreply 73March 18, 2023 8:35 PM

Sean first appears at 5:18.

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by Anonymousreply 74March 18, 2023 8:37 PM

😍 Our young Mr. Flynn was definitely James Bond material.

by Anonymousreply 75March 18, 2023 8:38 PM

R5, I thought I was alone in seeing this! The eyes are brown, but the nose, the expression, even his left ear are the same!

by Anonymousreply 76March 18, 2023 8:42 PM

DL= dinosaur library

by Anonymousreply 77March 18, 2023 8:47 PM

Looks like a young Dale Mikiff.

by Anonymousreply 78March 18, 2023 8:48 PM

^^^ Midkiff

😵 Friggin' SpellCheck

by Anonymousreply 79March 18, 2023 8:50 PM

I always thought ceiling mirrors were so dumb. What, you can't turn your heard to watch yourself fucking in a wall mirror?

by Anonymousreply 80March 18, 2023 8:52 PM

Well, where do you think "In like Flynn" meant?

by Anonymousreply 81March 18, 2023 8:58 PM

R40 Peck had close to a perfect face. I consider his voice to be perfect.

by Anonymousreply 82March 18, 2023 8:58 PM

Seriously, r81?

by Anonymousreply 83March 18, 2023 9:04 PM

[Quote]The Nazi stuff was rumors, I don’t remember where, but it was pretty well debunked.

In the 90's I saw French actress Annabella (who had been married to Tyrone Power) interviewed on French TV and she spoke about tensions in Hollywood during the late 30s and early 40's re the third reich.

It was very interesting because she explained things in a bit of an historical context. Many French she said felt sorry for Germany after WWI, etc. She was anti-fascist but many other French artists in Hollywood did not share her view. .

She said Errol Flynn was a dear friend but she didn't mention his political views.

by Anonymousreply 84March 18, 2023 9:05 PM

I know DLers are old but the poster(s) who said Austin Butler looks like him need that cataract surgery...like now.

by Anonymousreply 85March 18, 2023 9:10 PM

R77, yet you still cone here.

by Anonymousreply 86March 18, 2023 9:12 PM

Yes, we do

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by Anonymousreply 87March 18, 2023 9:18 PM

R12 Thank you for the well-landed, very well-deserved snark. 👍👏🏽👏🏽😘

by Anonymousreply 88March 18, 2023 9:23 PM

Starlet Beverly Aadland was 15 years old when she began a sexual relationship with 48-year old Errol Flynn. When Flynn's 16-year-old son, Sean, came for a visit and he introduced him to Beverly, Sean thought that she was to be his date for the evening! Pops would tease Sean about Beverly, "Don't talk that way to your mother!... This little girl may very well be your mother some day."

by Anonymousreply 89March 18, 2023 9:26 PM

[post redacted because linking to dailymail.co.uk clearly indicates that the poster is either a troll or an idiot (probably both, honestly.) Our advice is that you just ignore this poster but whatever you do, don't click on any link to this putrid rag.]

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by Anonymousreply 90March 18, 2023 9:26 PM

R90 - with pretty boy son Sean, who grew up to be a fabulous specimen like daddy.

by Anonymousreply 91March 18, 2023 9:27 PM

R69, Flynn and David did not get along. IMO he does some of his worst acting in his first movie with her ("The Sisters"). He was better in their "The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex," but still pretty unconvincing in their love scenes. There's a scene where Elizabeth slaps Essex, and he complained that she hit him much harder than necessary. Supposedly she passed on playing Scarlett O'Hara because Warner Bros. insisted on her loan for the movie being part of a package deal with Errol as Rhett Butler, but she refused to work with him again.

by Anonymousreply 92March 18, 2023 9:30 PM

So handsome, like he was created in a lab.

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by Anonymousreply 93March 18, 2023 9:36 PM

Extremely handsome and mustache-less in "Captain Blood." He is 26 here and this was his first big movie and first big starring role. He was pretty impressive.

But IMO, Olivia de Havilland (only 19 here) is terrible in this movie. I don't think she was much better as Maid Marion in "The Adventures of Robin Hood."

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by Anonymousreply 94March 18, 2023 9:39 PM

Lots of pics at link.

Sean got great genes from both father and mother.

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by Anonymousreply 95March 18, 2023 10:06 PM

Flynn liked pussy. He wasn’t bi or gay and was very, very macho about everything that he did. He wouldn’t even wear deodorant because it was something women did.

by Anonymousreply 96March 18, 2023 10:08 PM

Armie doesn’t have the cleft chin.

by Anonymousreply 97March 18, 2023 10:09 PM

Armie doesn’t have the cleft chin.

by Anonymousreply 98March 18, 2023 10:09 PM

More pics of Sean here.

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by Anonymousreply 99March 18, 2023 10:12 PM

R96 = The ghost of Lilli Damita

by Anonymousreply 100March 18, 2023 10:18 PM

Tracy Nelson tells the story of the haunted Errol Flynn house she lived in as a kid.

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by Anonymousreply 101March 18, 2023 10:52 PM

She was great in Square Pegs

by Anonymousreply 102March 18, 2023 10:59 PM

I meant to say that the Tracy Nelson story starts about about 2218.

Loved Square Pegs. I love her cute little voice. She seems a sweet girl, I really do feel bad she lost her father and that way.

by Anonymousreply 103March 18, 2023 11:02 PM

R101 see R71

by Anonymousreply 104March 18, 2023 11:08 PM

Yes. It’s fascinating. I wanted to throw Tracy in there, too. What a life! ‘Uncle George, Cass…’

by Anonymousreply 105March 19, 2023 1:01 AM

Sean Flynn's end is just tragic.

by Anonymousreply 106March 19, 2023 1:39 AM

Sean Flynn on set of Where The Boys Are (1960) with George Hamilton. HIs scenes were cut.

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by Anonymousreply 107March 19, 2023 1:44 AM

George Hamilton was Sean Flynn's high school friend from their days in Palm Beach. When Hamilton was in town filming "Where the Boys Are?," he rang up Flynn and asked him to come to the set, where he introduced him to producer Joe Pasternak, who gave him a small role.

George claimed Errol Flynn would procure hookers for Sean and that Sean told him when he was younger, his dad would take him to brothels in France and Italy as a rite of passage.

by Anonymousreply 108March 19, 2023 6:20 AM

Dean Stockwell said he really enjoyed working with Flynn in Kim.

by Anonymousreply 109March 19, 2023 9:22 AM

Omg so sexy

by Anonymousreply 110March 19, 2023 10:26 AM

Both father and son were extremely handsome . It shines out through the decades .

by Anonymousreply 111March 19, 2023 10:34 AM

Cut or uncut?

by Anonymousreply 112March 19, 2023 12:47 PM

Australian so probably uncut.

by Anonymousreply 113March 19, 2023 5:23 PM

George Hamilton was QUITE handsome himself, as you can see at R107. I just saw this pic of him and gasped - I had no idea, I had only seen him when he was a lot older. He and Sean would make quite the couple!

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by Anonymousreply 114March 19, 2023 6:30 PM

Errol Flynn had such massive genital warts upon his death, Vancouver's chief pathologist removed them and soaked them in formaldehyde to allow medical students to research them.

When the city's coroner heard this, he immediately scotch taped Flynn's warts back onto to his penis.

by Anonymousreply 115March 19, 2023 6:50 PM

R115 sounds like an urban legend

by Anonymousreply 116March 19, 2023 8:09 PM

R114 Hamilton was good looking in a preppy bland way. Sort of the armie hammer of his day

by Anonymousreply 117March 19, 2023 8:10 PM

Even though I liked the R81 interview I find it hard to believe Flynn or someone in his house on Mulholland Drive murdered someone or that Flynn was a sadist. Wasn't he kind of well liked by many of his peers? Yes, he did get lost in his chemical addictions and alcohol and his behavior was outrageous but I tend to believe he was gossiped about more because of the ability to make money from it by the newspapers and growing up in Hollywood maybe Gunnar heard the stories so long he thought them believable. I wish Gunnar would write a book. He has a lot to say because he heard things and experienced things in Hollywood the rest of us would love to read.

by Anonymousreply 118March 24, 2023 4:38 PM

I had no idea that he died in Vancouver until reading this thread. Years ago I read that he drowned in a river in South America while filming a movie in the late 50s. Did another golden age actor die that way? I’m sure I read it in a couple places. Weird.

by Anonymousreply 119March 24, 2023 4:55 PM

Maybe Eric Fleming?

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by Anonymousreply 120March 24, 2023 5:48 PM

In OP's photo Flynn's facial expression reminded me just a wee tiny bit of a young Jim Carrey.

by Anonymousreply 121March 24, 2023 6:01 PM

I've read lots of stories about Flynn....

1. Elizabeth and Essex - Yes Bette slapped him for real in that scene and Flynn was pissed off. Later on in the movie, Essex slaps Elizabeth on the ass and Flynn smacked BD but good.

2. While handsome in many movies, I think he looks his best in "Elizabeth and Essex". The color is splendid and he looks wonderful..

3. Bette never thought he was much of an actor. Years later, her friend Olivia insisted that Davis watch some of the EF movies. BD admitted that EF was very good.

4. EF had a heart attack when shooting "Gentleman Jim" and was away from the set for a time. When he returned, his co-star Alexis Smith told him that he had to take better care of himself because they did not want to lose him too soon. Flynn replied that he didn't care about the older years of his life, but intended to keep on with his wild ways.

5. When John Barrymore died, as a gag, some friends stole JB's body from the funeral home, drove it to EF's home and set him (JB) up in a chair so that when EF returned, he was shocked to see the dead JB sitting in his living room.

6. He had some close female friends - like Ida Lupino, Alexis Smith, and Ann Sheridan.

7. He tried to enlist after Pearl Harbor but his health was so bad, they wouldn't take him.

8. He liked young girls. I remember reading that he invited Shirley Temple and her husband John Agar to one of his parties. After a time ST and JA were planning to leave and EF supposedly said "Shirley, you can stay.'

9. When he died in Vancouver that medical examiner would have thought, given the state of his body, that EF was much older.

10. He was born in Tasmania. His father was a professor (from Northern Ireland, I think) and his parents were upper class. He mother used to describe him as a "nasty little boy".

Link to story about his last day, death and autopsy.

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by Anonymousreply 122March 24, 2023 6:22 PM

“The Big Love” tops the trashiest campiest books of all-time! Every DLer should own it!

by Anonymousreply 123March 24, 2023 6:29 PM

Flo talking about her missing foot is to dye for! Flo ended up with some young black guy. She was like in her 60s. There are photos online of Flo and Beverley getting into fistfights with the cops having to be called.

“There's one thing I want to make clear right off: my baby was a virgin the day she met Errol Flynn.”

Mrs. Florence Aadland was born on September 21, 1909, in Van Zandt County, Texas. She moved to Southern California and subsequently lost her right foot in a car accident. She married bartender Herbert Aadland and gave birth to her daughter Beverly on September 16, 1942, in Los Angeles. The affair between her adolescent daughter and actor Errol Flynn became tabloid news with his death from a heart attack on October 14, 1959. Her account of the relationship between her daughter and Errol Flynn, THE BIG LOVE, was "told to" writer Tedd Thomey and originally published in 1961. Mrs. Aadland died from alcohol- related causes in a Los Angeles hospital on May 10, 1965, at the age of fifty-five.

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by Anonymousreply 124March 24, 2023 6:32 PM

Tracey Ullman based her 70 year old Hollywood lush Ruby Romaine on Florence and Beverly Aadland and performed as Florence in the one woman show “The Big Love” back in the 90s. Ruby’s voice is based on Florence’s as Ullman got to listen to the tapes of Florence dictating the book. It’s a scream.

by Anonymousreply 125March 24, 2023 6:34 PM

Florence did a follow-up book.

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by Anonymousreply 126March 24, 2023 6:35 PM

Beverley named her kid Aadlanda.

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by Anonymousreply 127March 24, 2023 6:36 PM

What a couple.

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by Anonymousreply 129March 24, 2023 6:37 PM

Flo with her boyfriend turned husband.

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by Anonymousreply 131March 24, 2023 6:39 PM

Flo and Bev fighting.

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by Anonymousreply 133March 24, 2023 6:39 PM

Tracey as Florence.

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by Anonymousreply 134March 24, 2023 6:45 PM

Son Sean was a chip off the ole block. Gorgeous but lacked his old man's on screen charisma. Met a gruesome end at the hand of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. His mum Lili Damita spent a fortune and 30 years trying to recover his body. Lost Prince

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by Anonymousreply 135March 24, 2023 6:49 PM

R3 David Niven turned him down.

by Anonymousreply 136March 24, 2023 6:54 PM

R135 Sean's mum Lili Damita keep his Paris flat exactly as he left in in 1967. She was convinced Sean would be found so his stuff was left untouched for 30 years.

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by Anonymousreply 137March 24, 2023 6:56 PM

Even his ties, unopened letters and unexposed camera film right where he left them.

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by Anonymousreply 138March 24, 2023 6:59 PM
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by Anonymousreply 139March 24, 2023 7:17 PM

R118 No interview at R81

by Anonymousreply 140March 24, 2023 7:21 PM

This is as good as Sean Flynn ever got. He was not his papa.

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by Anonymousreply 141March 25, 2023 3:03 AM

VERY handsome.

by Anonymousreply 142March 25, 2023 5:03 AM

Errol's genes were strong. His grandson Luke Flynn.

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by Anonymousreply 143March 26, 2023 3:21 AM

The Hermosa Beach girl who fell in love with Errol Flynn (beverly Aadland).

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by Anonymousreply 144March 26, 2023 3:50 AM

R73 I did not read the Flynn book by Higham but I did read his book about William Desmond Taylor, which very deliberately leads the reader by the nose to a sensational conclusion by the author on who murdered the director. This is what is said about Higham:

"In 1980, Higham's "most sensational work," Errol Flynn: The Untold Story appeared. In this biography he alleged that Errol Flynn was a fascist sympathizer, who spied for the Nazis before and during World War II[20] and a bisexual who had affairs with many men. "I don't have a document that says A, B, C, D, E, Errol Flynn was a Nazi agent," Higham said in an interview, "But I have pieced together a mosaic that proves that he is." Lawrence S. Dietz in his New York Times review at the time of the book's first publication complained about the writer's "shoddy reporting, about the must-have-happeneds that Mr. Higham constructs to use material contained in the documents he has read." James Wolcott, writing for The New York Review of Books, described the biography's preoccupation with the subject's sex life as "keyhole-peeping porn, written by a man whose mind has turned to pulp." Members of Flynn's family unsuccessfully sued Higham and the book's publisher for libel, a claim which was dismissed on appeal in 1983 because the suit was on behalf of someone who was deceased.

Tony Thomas, in Errol Flynn: The Spy Who Never Was (Citadel, 1990) and Buster Wiles in My Days With Errol Flynn: The Autobiography of a Stuntman (Roundtable, 1988) identified Higham's claims as fabrications, an assertion substantiated by viewing the FBI documents, which were altered – rather than quoted verbatim – by Higham. In 2000 Higham restated his claim that Flynn had been a German agent, which he said was corroborated by Anne Lane, secretary to MI5 chief Sir Percy Sillitoe from 1946 to 1951, who had been responsible for maintaining Flynn's file there (although he never saw the file, and could not even confirm its physical existence); and also by journalist Gerry Brown, who said he had been briefed by the Ministry of Defence".

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by Anonymousreply 145March 26, 2023 2:32 PM

Loved Timothy Dalton's Flynnesque Neville St James in The Rocketeer.

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by Anonymousreply 146March 26, 2023 5:37 PM

Of course Flynn was also affectionately parodied in My Favorite Year, where Peter O'Toole played "Alan Swan".

by Anonymousreply 147March 26, 2023 5:39 PM

David Niven went down on him.

Fixed for R136

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by Anonymousreply 148March 26, 2023 5:42 PM

Errol as a drunk WML? mystery guest @ 18:47.

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by Anonymousreply 149March 26, 2023 5:43 PM

Hardly old sport.

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by Anonymousreply 150March 26, 2023 5:43 PM

He was classified as a 4-F when he tried to join the military during WW II. Bad heart and liver from his excessive drinking and a couple of untreated STDS.

by Anonymousreply 151March 27, 2023 3:42 PM

The Errol Flynn was a Nazi spy nonsense is only slightly less of a moronic conspiracy than the Orson Welles/John Huston killed the third rate hooker/Black Dahlia.

by Anonymousreply 152March 27, 2023 8:33 PM

R152, Or that Frank Sinatra had sex with Merv Griffin, which Darwin Porter claimed in his Merv biography.

by Anonymousreply 153March 27, 2023 10:19 PM

I have a cute story to share about Errol Flynn. I have a friend who is a Texas oil princess via her mother's side of the family. She told me when her mother was a teenager she took a trip to LA and stayed at the Hollywood Hotel (I believe that was the name of the hotel). While she was laying out by the pool Errol Flynn came by for a swim. To this day her mother's face lights up like a Christmas tree recalling the story of the time she "met" Errol Flynn.

by Anonymousreply 154March 27, 2023 11:02 PM

Oh that IS a cute story R154 🥰 oh gosh to be able to say you met Errol Flynn, at the pool no less! Bet he poured on the charm for her based on her lighting up when she tells the story 😍

by Anonymousreply 155March 28, 2023 1:09 AM

He had a self destructive streak running down his spine a mile wide.

by Anonymousreply 156March 28, 2023 3:07 AM

Errol made a pass at his good friend David Niven and Niven never got over it.

According to Niven.

by Anonymousreply 157March 28, 2023 3:57 AM

R157, Thanks. We heard @ R57

by Anonymousreply 158March 28, 2023 4:11 AM

Olivia de Havilland attended a NYC cocktail party in the late 1950s, where someone tapped her on the shoulder.

She turned around to see a strange man behind her.

It was Errol Flynn, whose face was so deteriorated from booze she did not recognize him until he spoke.

by Anonymousreply 159March 28, 2023 4:19 AM

[quote]he was a product of British public schools and an actor, and he freaked out over a little attempted seduction?

Sorry bub but British public schools are not the hotbed of homosexuality that your overactive fantasies think. There have been some cases of pedo teachers and many straight pupils are extremely traumatised by it.

by Anonymousreply 160March 28, 2023 4:30 AM

^^^ I went to a boarding school in the UK myself so I know something about it. There was no casual attitude about homosexuality in them in my experience. Straight pupils often strongly reacted to it with negativity.

by Anonymousreply 161March 28, 2023 4:33 AM

The son was hotter

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by Anonymousreply 162March 28, 2023 4:35 AM

Sean Flynn

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by Anonymousreply 163March 28, 2023 7:58 AM

Also Sean Flynn (birth name Sean Rio Amir, son of Errol's daughter Rory and some guy named Amir). Co-star of the Nickelodeon show 'Zoey 101' along with Jamie Lynn Spears.

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