YORKSHIRE'S FINEST: Erroll Flynn
in one of his most famous roles as Robin Hood
Or swig daiquiris and margueritas in old, oak-panelled bars like La Floridita, where Ernest Hemingway, Frank Sinatra and Erroll Flynn
once hung out (their pictures are on the walls).
What a pity that today's young Brummies seem to be unaware of one of the city's great heroes, but even 50 years ago Hollywood seemed to want us to think it was Erroll Flynn
rather than Bill Slim who freed Burma.
HOLLYWOOD LEGEND: Erroll Flynn
portrayed a classic Robin Hood
Now they've put the little sneaks in Robin Hood's tights and, thankfully, made it more Erroll Flynn
than Kevin Costner.
Often seen as the candidate to take up the mantle of big-screen hellraiser from the likes of Erroll Flynn
and Oliver Reed, his testosterone-fuelled performances in movies such as Romper Stomper, LA Confidential and Gladiator are likened to his personal life.
Below, Erroll Flynn
in the 1936 film of The Charge of The Light Brigade
ff Erroll Flynn
had the parts in the 1934 Perry Mason movie, The Case of the Curious Bride, his fourth movie.
Before that he had a successful film career during which he co-starred with top names including Erroll Flynn
, Dirk Bogarde and John Mills.
HERO'S REST: Robin Hood's grave on the Kirklees Estate, near Clifton IN A HOOD: Erroll Flynn
, Richard Greene, Michael Praed, Kevin Costner, Jonas Armstrong
Michael Jackson, Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and Humphrey Bogart are in private areas, but L Frank Baum, who wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, lies alongside Erroll Flynn
, two of the Marx Brothers, James Stewart and Spencer Tracy.