HOW COULD World War II have lasted as long as it did when the Allies had Errol Flynn
on their side?
Sean Flynn was the only child of actor Errol Flynn
and his first wife, French actress Lili Damita.
In this May 27, 2000 file photo, Patrice Wymore, the widow of famed Hollywood star Errol Flynn
, is pictured at her home in Port Antonio, Jamaica.
, also from Shirley, was sentenced on the basis that he only played a part in the first con.
So it went between Bette Davis and Errol Flynn
in the lavish Technicolor 1939 screen version of Maxwell Anderson's play "The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex." (Anderson was the Philippa Gregory of his time.
Sir Simon Jenkins recently said that diminishing, distorting or even obliterating the British role in historical events has been a Hollywood tradition at least as far back World War II when Errol Flynn
won the war in Burma for the United States in the 1945 film "Objective, Burma." But the most egregious example might be the 2000 film "U571," which showed an American submarine capturing the German Enigma coding machine that allowed Nazi codes to be broken.
He was an avid hunter and if I recall correctly, one day in the '40s, he went hunting with a nephew(?) of Winston Churchill and Errol Flynn
. He described Errol as a nice guy but a very indifferent shot!"
AS for whose mind he'd really like to explore, Coppola said, "It'd be cool to get into the minds of Errol Flynn
and Jean Harlow."
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1909: Errol Flynn
was born in Hobart, Tasmania, and was swashbuckling long before he got to Hollywood, as a deck-hand, prospector, tropical bird hunter and policeman.
Adventure, starring Errol Flynn
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