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Issue Details: First known date: 1937... 1937 Beam Ends
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form y separately published work icon In Like Flynn Corey Large , Steven M. Alpert , Marc Furmie , ( dir. Russell Mulcahy ) Australia : 308 Ent , 2018 12819411 2018 single work film/TV adventure

'In 1930, in the jungles of Papua New Guinea, whilst serving as a guide for a Hollywood producer, a young Errol Flynn discovers a map on a dead prospector that he believes will lead to a fortune in gold. Back on the streets of Depression-era Sydney, Flynn rounds up a ragtag crew including Rex, a Canadian ex-bootlegger, Dook, an English gentleman handy with a pistol and Charlie, a grizzled old salt. After stealing the Sirocco, a yacht belonging to Chinese Opium smugglers,

'Flynn and crew set sail. They quickly learn just how treacherous a voyage up the Australian east coast can be, running afoul of drunken cowboys, corrupt cops and local thugs before being intercepted by Chinese pirates, who are hell bent on retrieving the Sirocco and the several pounds of opium stashed in it hold.

'As the motley crew make a final dash for New Guinea, Flynn is forced to learn what it means to be a real captain, and a master of his own destiny. In Like Flynn is a mythical and satirical coming-of-age story about four men on a journey to find hope, adventure and fortune in an age when the world was spiraling into despair.'

Source: Cinema Australia (https://cinemaaustralia.com.au/2017/05/09/action-called-on-in-like-flynn/). (Sighted: 30/01/2017)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Buccaneer Books ,
      1975 .
      Extent: vii, 241pp.
      Description: map
      Note/s:
      • Originally published: 1937

Works about this Work

Errol Flynn's Lifelong Relationship ... with the Sea Michael X. Savvas , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Something Rich and Strange : Sea Changes, Beaches and the Littoral in the Antipodes 2009; (p. 98-113)
Discusses Flynn's autobiographical writing with the focus on his relationship with the sea.
New Australian Books Frederick T. Macartney , 1937 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 10 November vol. 9 no. 11 1937; (p. 166-169)

— Review of Best Australian One-Act Plays 1937 anthology drama ; Wide Horizons : Wanderings in Central Australia R. H. Croll , 1937 single work prose ; Murder in the Silo Edmund Barclay , 1937 single work radio play ; Variations on a Printing Press Charles Porter , 1937 single work drama radio play ; Beam Ends Errol Flynn , 1937 single work autobiography
New Australian Books Frederick T. Macartney , 1937 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 10 November vol. 9 no. 11 1937; (p. 166-169)

— Review of Best Australian One-Act Plays 1937 anthology drama ; Wide Horizons : Wanderings in Central Australia R. H. Croll , 1937 single work prose ; Murder in the Silo Edmund Barclay , 1937 single work radio play ; Variations on a Printing Press Charles Porter , 1937 single work drama radio play ; Beam Ends Errol Flynn , 1937 single work autobiography
Errol Flynn's Lifelong Relationship ... with the Sea Michael X. Savvas , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Something Rich and Strange : Sea Changes, Beaches and the Littoral in the Antipodes 2009; (p. 98-113)
Discusses Flynn's autobiographical writing with the focus on his relationship with the sea.
Last amended 9 Aug 2006 15:50:23
Subjects:
  • Great Barrier Reef, Australian seas,
  • c
    Papua New Guinea,
    c
    Pacific Region,
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