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Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 Errol Flynn
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During the 1930s and 1940s, Errol Flynn's natural charm and good looks saw him become Hollywood's greatest swashbuckling lover and a matinee idol. This documentary takes an irreverent look at Flynn, from around the time the brash nineteen-year-old adventurer set off from Australia, undertaking numerous escapades on the path to fame and notoriety.

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First known date: 1987
      1987 .
      Extent: 46 min.p.
      Series: y separately published work icon Michael Willesee's Australians Australians Trans Media Productions (publisher), Sydney : Trans Media Productions Film Australia Roadshow Coote and Carroll , 1987-1988 Z1587935 1987-1988 series - publisher biography

      A series of documentaries about Australians from all walks of life, the series was produced and hosted by former television current-affairs presenter Michael Willesee.

      Among the best-known people included in the series were infamous singer/dancer Lola Montez, actor Errol Flynn, athlete Betty Cuthbert, actress Lottie Lyell, radio personality Jack Davey, boxer Les Darcy, and Gallipoli hero Private John Simpson. The series also explored the lives of the Durkin family (Soldier Settlers), aviator Clyde Fenton, Sister Mary Mackillop, WWII nurse Vivian Bullwinkle, press baron John Norton, and General Henry Gordon Bennett, who fled Singapore in 1942, just prior to the island being invaded by the Japanese, leaving his army behind.

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