Tag Archives: Errol Flynn

Happy Birthday, Errol Flynn

“He had a way of making a simple walk down a country lane into a Grand Adventure.” — Patricia Flynn, on her husband Errol’s acting ability. And, just for fun, check out three great stories from Dean Stockwell about Errol … Continue reading

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For Film Comment: Elvis, Actor

I am so happy to sing the praises for Film Comment‘s TCM Diary of an acting career that has been ignored, dismissed, scorned, from the jump. I’ve written about Elvis’ acting a lot here on my site, but rarely anywhere … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mitchell, Part 4: Zac Efron

Part 1: Justin Timberlake, Lena Horne, Doris Day, Jill Clayburgh, Cary Grant, Don Rickles. Part 2: Woody Allen, Joan Crawford, Lily Tomlin, Claude Rains, Burt Reynolds. Part 3: Joan Rivers. The game: I pick a bunch of famous people, without … Continue reading

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Iron Ladies, Hollywood-Style

This article originally appeared on Capital New York. It’s still up there, although it’s now part of Politico, and so I have reprinted the piece here, because I fear all of the dead links in my future. In lieu of … Continue reading

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Dean Stockwell Remembers: 3 Stories About Errol Flynn

It’s Errol Flynn’s birthday today. Here’s an old post I wrote. In 1950, Dean Stockwell appeared in Kim with Errol Flynn. Stockwell was 12 or 13 when they filmed it, and nearing the end of his run as a child-actor. … Continue reading

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“He’s the man standing up there beside Errol Flynn.” – Amanda McBroom

Amanda McBroom I said recently on Twitter (I know, so ridiculous, like that has any validity whatsoever – however, apparently it’s all going into the Library of Congress, so at least my name will live on forever in some capacity) … Continue reading

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Island snapshots

— “He had a way of making a simple walk down a country lane into a Grand Adventure.” — Patricia Flynn, on her husband Errol’s acting ability — Thomas Hardy bums me out, man. But I love him. Also, when … Continue reading

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Dean Stockwell: 3 Stories About Errol Flynn

Speaking of Errol Flynn … In 1950, Dean Stockwell appeared in Kim with Errol Flynn. Stockwell was 12 or 13 when they filmed it, and nearing the end of his run as a child-actor. In Kim, Stockwell is on the … Continue reading

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Dean Stockwell in Kim

I came home, made a late dinner, lit some incense, and watched Kim, a movie I have not seen since I was 8 years old. It has “dated” very well, in terms of humor and action, although seeing white actors … Continue reading

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