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Errol Flynn : the life and career / Thomas McNulty
Bib ID 3104799
Format BookBook
Author
McNulty, Thomas, 1955-
 
Online Versions
Description Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2004 
ix, 369 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0786417501
Summary

"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 that changed his life, a survey of the FBI's infamous surveillance, and the first detailed account of his television appearances in the 1950s. First-hand interviews with Flynn's friends and colleagues are complemented by research from FBI files, correspondence, Flynn's diary, and other sources." "Illustrated with rare and previously unpublished photographs, this text illuminates the life and work of a complex, ultimately self-destructive idol."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Contents
  • Acknowledgments and a Note on the Photographs 00
  • Preface 00
  • ONE. From Tasmania to Hollywood, 1909-1935 00
  • TWO. Hollywood, 1935-1940 00
  • THREE. The War Years, 1941-1945 000
  • FOUR. Don Juan, 1946-1949 000
  • FIVE. The Wanderer, 1950-1959 000
  • AFTERWORD. Of Scrapbooks and Ghosts 000
  • Appendix 1: Remembrances 000
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p.345-354) and index.

Includes filmography.

Subjects Flynn, Errol, - 1909-1959.  |  Motion picture actors and actresses - United States - Biography.

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