As Captain Blood, Robin Hood and the Sea Hawk, he
was the "King of the Swashbucklers."
As Errol Flynn, he was Hollywood's number one
He was married three times, and also was the
defendant in three rape trials. Indeed, it's fitting that
his last major swashbuckling film cast him in the role of
The play joins Flynn a few weeks before his
premature death. Knowing that the end is near, he is in a
New York airport, waiting to fly west to see his children
for the last time. Reminiscing about his life, he talks
about his mischievous youth in Tasmania, the mother who
always berated him as a "wicked, wicked boy", his days as a
New Guinea slave trader, and his Hollywood adventures with
the likes of John Barrymore, Jack Warner, Bette Davis,
Olivia deHavilland and director Michael Curtiz.
Amusing, yet tragic, Michael B. Druxman's FLYNN
is the saga of the screen's most lovable rascal.