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Errol Flynn : the life and career

Author: Thomas McNulty
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Errol Flynn set the standard for the modern action hero in films like The Adventures of Robin Hood, Dodge City, and The Sea Hawk. This biography follows Flynn from his birth in Tasmania, Australia, in 1909, through his exuberant years in Hollywood, to his death in Vancouver, Canada, in 1959 after years of alcohol and drug abuse had ruined him. It includes analysis of his films, discussion of the 1943 rape trial
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Errol Flynn; Errol Flynn; Errol Flynn
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas McNulty
ISBN: 0786417501 9780786417506
OCLC Number: 54391954
Description: ix, 369 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: From Tasmania to Hollywood, 1909-1935 --
Hollywood, 1935-1940 --
The war years, 1941-1945 --
Don Juan, 1946-1949 --
The wanderer, 1950-1959 --
Afterword: Of scrapbooks and ghosts.
Responsibility: Thomas McNulty.
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