After my holiday trip to Australia and New Zealand I wrote about Errol Flynn’s home town of Hobart, Tasmania and printed some photos of the newly-named Errol Flynn Reserve. But it seems I was under-informed about local interest in the swashbuckling star. Here’s an e-mail I received from Steve Randell:
“My wife Genene and I run the Errol Flynn Society of Tasmania and we still do tours of his haunts around Hobart whenever we can. We just love to share Errol with visitors; I drive a coach and whenever possible let the passengers know that Errol was born and raised here in Hobart and tell a few stories as we travel Tasmania. We started the society because Genene—
The Flynns, the Hamblens, Rick Nelson, and the Most Notorious House in Hollywood By Robert Matzen and Michael Mazzone
Just when you think every bit of Hollywood history and lore has been explored, along comes a book that’s inventive, surprising and impossible to put down. It exists because in 1987 and 88 the authors, independent of one another, visited Los Angeles and traveled to Mulholland Drive in the hope of seeing the home Errol Flynn designed and built. Each one made his way onto the property—
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