The Adventures of Errol Flynn (2005)

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The Adventures of Errol Flynn (2005)

Documentary about action-adventure movie star Errol Flynn. Flynn's early life was something out of an adventure novel. He lived in the South Seas, undertook major sailing expeditions and dabbled in a variety of business ventures. His first stab at acting was In the Wake of the Bounty (1933), an Australian made film where, he admitted, he didn't have a clue what he was doing. He did repertory theater work in England for a time and eventually ended up under contract at Warner Bros. studios in Hollywood. Jack Warner personally selected him for the lead role in Captain Blood (1935) which led to instant stardom. Similar roles, especially in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) made him the top action/adventure hero of his day. His career hit a major bump in the road when he was charged with statutory rape in 1943. He was found not guilty and there is a consensus that he was set up. His career began to decline by the late 1940s and in 1953, his contract with Warners came to an end. He ...
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Creators
Director David Heeley
Writer Robert J. Jordan
Writer Joan Kramer
Writer David Heeley
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Release Date2005-04-05
Runtime1h 30mins
GenreDocumentary
Content Rating
Awards
CompanyTurner Classic Movies (TCM), Turner Entertainment, Top Hat Productions
CountryUK, USA
LanguageEnglish
Narrator (voice)
Self / Various Roles (archive footage) (archive sound)
Charles Chauvel
Charles Chauvel
Self - Producer and Director (archive footage)
Patrice Wymore
Patrice Wymore
Self - Widow of Errol Flynn (as Patrice Wymore Flynn)
Vincent Sherman
Vincent Sherman
Self - Director
Self - Actor
Self - Author and Film Historian
Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland
Self - Actress
Delmer Daves
Delmer Daves
Self - Writer and Director (archive footage)
David Niven
David Niven
Self - Actor (archive footage)
Self - Actress
Deirdre Flynn
Deirdre Flynn
Self - Daughter
Self - Author and Time Film Critic
Self / Various Roles (archive footage) (archive sound)