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List of Errol Flynn Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
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21
The Adventures of Robin Hood
TV-G
83
21

This action film tells the story of Robin Hood, a famous outlaw, who stands up against the oppression of the Norman Lords, and robs from the rich to help the poor. 

Role:
Robin Hood
Starring:
Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, Patric Knowles, Basil Rathbone
Directed By:
2. Captain Blood (1935)
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8
Captain Blood
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8

Captain Blood is an action adventure film which takes us to late 17th century England. It tells the story of a young Irish doctor who is exiled as a slave to Jamaica. However, he manages to turn his life around, and eventually he becomes a nefarious pirate.

Role:
Peter Blood
Starring:
Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Ross Alexander, Lionel Atwill
Directed By:
3. Hello God (1951)
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2
Hello God
8
2
Role:
Man on Anzio Beach
Starring:
Sherry Jackson, Joe Mazzuca, William Marshall, Armando Formica
Directed By:
William Marshall
4. The Sea Hawk (1940)
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7
The Sea Hawk
TV-G
22
7

The Sea Hawk is a historical romantic action adventure film which tells the story of Don Alvarez, who is sent by King Philip II of Spain to England as a part of his plan for world conquest. However, things take a turn when on the way, his ship is captured by The Albatross, and her captain Geoffrey Thorpe. Thorpe however instantly finds himself drawn to Dona Maria, Don’s niece.  

Role:
Geoffrey Thorpe
Starring:
Claude Rains, Donald Crisp, Flora Robson, Brenda Marshall
Directed By:
5. Gentleman Jim (1942)
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5
Gentleman Jim
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5

Gentleman Jim is a biographical sports drama film which revolves around Jim Corbett, who manages to become one of the most famed boxers during the late 1800s, a time when boxing was illegal. Eventually, he faces against John L Sullivan, his childhood idol, for world championship.

Role:
James J. Corbett
Starring:
Alexis Smith, William Frawley, Jack Carson, John Loder, Alan Hale
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
6. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
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The Lady from Shanghai
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16

An Irish sailor Michael O’Hara meets a gorgeous blonde Elsa as she rides a horse-drawn coach.  He rescues her from a few hoodlums who try to trouble her, and escorts her home. When he comes to know that Elsa and her husband Arthur Bannister, are on their way to San Francisco via the Panama Canal, Michael agrees to sign on as a sailor aboard Bannister’s yacht.

Starring:
Orson Welles, Rita Hayworth, Everett Sloane, Ted de Corsia
Directed By:
7. The Dawn Patrol (1938)
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5
The Dawn Patrol
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5
Role:
Courtney
Starring:
David Niven, Donald Crisp, Basil Rathbone, Melville Cooper
Directed By:
Edmund Goulding
8. Murder at Monte Carlo (1935)
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3
Murder at Monte Carlo
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3
Role:
Dyter
Starring:
Paul Graetz, Molly Lamont, Eve Gray, Ellis Irving
Directed By:
Ralph Ince
9. Objective, Burma! (1945)
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5
Objective, Burma!
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5
Role:
Capt. Nelson
Starring:
William Prince, George Tobias, Henry Hull, James Brown
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
11. The Prince and the Pauper (1937)
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4
The Prince and the Pauper
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4
Role:
Miles Hendon
Starring:
Claude Rains, Barton MacLane, Henry Stephenson, Billy Mauch
Directed By:
William Keighley, William Dieterle
12. Edge of Darkness (1943)
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4
Edge of Darkness
10
4
Role:
Gunnar Brogge
Starring:
Walter Huston, Ann Sheridan, Nancy Coleman, Helmut Dantine
Directed By:
Lewis Milestone
13. Uncertain Glory (1944)
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4
Uncertain Glory
9
4

When the Nazis capture a hundred French prisoners after French saboteurs destroy a bridge and a German army train, Jean Picard, a thief and criminal scheduled for the guillotine, volunteers to pose as a saboteur to save the French prisoners. 

Role:
Jean Picard / Emil DuPont
Starring:
Paul Lukas, Lucile Watson, James Flavin, Faye Emerson
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
14. Dodge City (1939)
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6
Dodge City
14
6
Role:
Wade Hatton
Starring:
Olivia de Havilland, Ann Sheridan, Frank McHugh, Bruce Cabot
Directed By:
15. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)
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6
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
14
6
Role:
Earl of Essex
Starring:
Bette Davis, Vincent Price, Nanette Fabray, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Crisp, Alan Hale
Directed By:
16. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
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The Charge of the Light Brigade
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6
Role:
Maj. Geoffrey Vickers
Starring:
David Niven, Olivia de Havilland, Nigel Bruce, Patric Knowles
Directed By:
17. Adventures of Don Juan (1948)
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5
Adventures of Don Juan
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5
Role:
Don Juan de Maraña
Starring:
Raymond Burr, Robert Douglas, Viveca Lindfors, Alan Hale, Romney Brent
Directed By:
Vincent Sherman
18. Desperate Journey (1942)
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4
Desperate Journey
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4
Role:
Flight Lt. Terrence Forbes
Starring:
John Banner, Ronald Reagan, Alan Hale, Nancy Coleman, Raymond Massey
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
19. Footsteps in the Dark (1941)
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4
Footsteps in the Dark
8
4

Francis Warren is an investment adviser who moonlights as detective novel writer F.X. Pettijohn. His secret profession is even unknown to his wife Rita. When a client ends up dead, Francis decides to investigate but his prime suspect is also murdered. Now Francis must find the true killer while Rita suspects him of being the murderer. 

Role:
Francis Warren
Starring:
William Frawley, Alan Hale, Ralph Bellamy, Brenda Marshall, Lee Patrick
Directed By:
Lloyd Bacon
20. Virginia City (1940)
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4
Virginia City
10
4
Role:
Kerry Bradford
Starring:
George Reeves, Humphrey Bogart, Miriam Hopkins, Frank McHugh, Randolph Scott
Directed By:
21. Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)
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4
Thank Your Lucky Stars
9
4
Role:
Errol Flynn
Starring:
John Garfield, Dinah Shore, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Alexis Smith, Hattie McDaniel, Humphrey Bogart
Directed By:
David Butler
22. Rocky Mountain (1950)
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4
Rocky Mountain
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4

In a desperate bid to change the course of the war, eight Confederate soldiers reach Rocky Mountain in order to recruit troops for their army.  While there, they rescue the fiancée of a Union officer before capturing the officer himself. The film, set towards the end of the Civil War, not only depicts the tale of their bravery, but also of their generosity towards their enemy.  

Role:
Capt. Lafe Barstow
Starring:
Slim Pickens, Scott Forbes, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Patrice Wymore, Dickie Jones
Directed By:
William Keighley
23. Never Say Goodbye (1946)
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4
Never Say Goodbye
8
4

Never Say Goodbye is a romantic comedy film which revolves around a couple who went through a divorce some time ago. However, their seven-year-old little daughter tries to bring them back together. 

Role:
Phil Gayley
Starring:
Eleanor Parker, Hattie McDaniel, Humphrey Bogart, Lucile Watson, Donald Woods
Directed By:
James V. Kern
24. The Sisters (1938)
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4
The Sisters
9
4
Role:
Frank Medlin
Starring:
Susan Hayward, Bette Davis, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter, Donald Crisp
Directed By:
Anatole Litvak
25. That Forsyte Woman (1949)
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4
That Forsyte Woman
8
4

Set in the times of Victorian society, the film follows the life of pretty Irene who is married to wealthy Soames Forsyte, though she doesn’t love him. She is friendly with Soames’ niece June, but ends up falling in love with June’s fiancé, Phillip Bosinney. When upright Soames learns about this affair, their confrontation leads to tragedy and turmoil in the family.

Role:
Soames Forsyte
Starring:
Greer Garson, Janet Leigh, Walter Pidgeon, Robert Young
Directed By:
Compton Bennett
26. Northern Pursuit (1943)
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4
Northern Pursuit
8
4

RCMP Corporal Wagner captures Nazi leader Colonel Hugo von Keller but comes under suspicion from his own force for seemingly being sympathetic to the German cause. Wagner is discharged from the force but is actually a double agent assigned to find and stop the German saboteurs’ led by Keller. 

Role:
Cpl. Steve Wagner
Starring:
John Forsythe, Gene Lockhart, Helmut Dantine, John Ridgely, Julie Bishop
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
27. The Case of the Curious Bride (1935)
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4
The Case of the Curious Bride
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4

When Rhoda Montaine learns that her former husband, Gregory Moxley, is still alive she contacts Perry Mason. Starting on his investigation, Mason finds that Moxley has recently been murdered, leading to Rhoda’s arrest for murder and bigamy. Based on an eponymous novel by Erle Stanley Gardner, the story focuses on how Mason solves the case.   

Starring:
Margaret Lindsay, Warren William, Donald Woods, Allen Jenkins
Directed By:
28. The Perfect Specimen (1937)
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3
The Perfect Specimen
6
3

The grandson of a wealthy woman has been kept secluded for a long time, in order to make him mentally, physically and morally perfect. However, an accidental encounter with a newspaper reporter gets him introduced to the outside world, and he decides to go on an adventure with her, while his grandmother tries to trace him down.

Role:
Gerald Beresford Wicks
Starring:
Dick Foran, Hugh Herbert, Joan Blondell, Edward Everett Horton
Directed By:
29. Cry Wolf (1947)
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4
Cry Wolf
8
4

The plot of the movie, drawn from Marjorie Carleton’s novel of the same name, follows Sandra Marshall, a widow, as she arrives at her late husband’s remote mansion. When her sister-in-law, Julie, informs her of weird noises from a part of the estate, Sandra sets out to investigate the matter and uncovers dangerous secrets.

Role:
Mark Caldwell
Starring:
Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Basehart, Geraldine Brooks, Jerome Cowan
Directed By:
Peter Godfrey
30. Silver River (1948)
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4
Silver River
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4
Role:
Michael J. 'Mike' McComb
Starring:
Thomas Mitchell, Ann Sheridan, Bruce Bennett, Tom D'Andrea
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
31. Too Much, Too Soon (1958)
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4
Too Much, Too Soon
7
4
Role:
John Barrymore
Starring:
Ray Danton, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Dorothy Malone, Neva Patterson
Directed By:
Art Napoleon
32. Against All Flags (1952)
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5
Against All Flags
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5

Lieutenant Brian Hawke is ordered by the Royal Navy to infiltrate a pirate gang in order to collect some valuable information. Along with two of his men, he poses as a deserter to make it look convincing. Hawke is able to prove his worth to the pirates, and he joins them. Soon they come across and capture a Moghul vessel that is crammed with luxuries and vast wealth. Patma, who is the daughter of a Moghul Emperor, is also on board the ship, and she falls in love with Hawke.

Role:
Brian Hawke
Starring:
Anthony Quinn, Maureen O'Hara, Mildred Natwick, Alice Kelley
Directed By:
George Sherman
33. Kim (1950)
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4
Kim
8
4
Role:
Mahbub Ali - The Red Beard
Starring:
Robert Douglas, Paul Lukas, Dean Stockwell, Thomas Gomez
Directed By:
Victor Saville
34. Dive Bomber (1941)
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4
Dive Bomber
8
4
Role:
Doug Lee
Starring:
Fred MacMurray, Alexis Smith, Ralph Bellamy, Robert Armstrong
Directed By:
35. The Truth About Fidel Castro Revolution (1959)
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3
The Truth About Fidel Castro Revolution
6
3

This documentary film revolves around the Cuban Revolution during the early period when Fidel Castro still used to deny his allegiance to the communists.

Role:
Himself - Reporter
Starring:
Fidel Castro, Beverly Aadland, Florence Aadland, Fulgencio Batista
Directed By:
Errol Flynn
36. The Master of Ballantrae (1953)
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4
The Master of Ballantrae
7
4
Role:
Jamie Durie
Starring:
Anthony Steel, Roger Livesey, Yvonne Furneaux, Beatrice Campbell
Directed By:
William Keighley
37. Four's a Crowd (1938)
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4
Four's a Crowd
7
4

Realizing that Pat Buckley, owner of the paper, is planning to close it down, reporter Jean Christy suggests that he hire former employee,  Robert Lansford, now in public relation business, to improve the paper’s circulation. Initially unwilling, Robert agrees to take up the assignment only after he learns that Pat is dating Lorri, whose grandfather is a millionaire.  

Role:
Bob Lansford
Starring:
Rosalind Russell, Lana Turner, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, Walter Connolly
Directed By:
38. The Roots of Heaven (1958)
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4
The Roots of Heaven
7
4

The movie follows eco-conservationist and environmentalist, Morel, who will do anything to protect the African wildlife from extinction in French Equatorial Africa. He is helped by nightclub hostess, Minna, and a disgraced former British officer, Major Forsythe, who wants to redeem himself. 

Role:
Forsythe
Starring:
Eddie Albert, Trevor Howard, Herbert Lom, Orson Welles, Juliette Gréco
Directed By:
39. San Antonio (1945)
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4
San Antonio
7
4
Role:
Clay Hardin
Starring:
Alexis Smith, Florence Bates, S.Z. Sakall, Victor Francen
Directed By:
Robert Florey, David Butler, Raoul Walsh
40. Istanbul (1957)
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4
Istanbul
6
4

Istanbul is an adventure drama film which revolves around an American pilot who was suspected of diamond smuggling, after which he was deported from Turkey. When he returns to Istanbul after a long time, he finds his lover alive, whom he thought was dead.   

Role:
James Brennan
Starring:
Werner Klemperer, Torin Thatcher, Leif Erickson, Cornell Borchers, John Bentley
Directed By:
Joseph Pevney
41. Green Light (1937)
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4
Green Light
6
4
Role:
Dr. Newell Paige
Starring:
Margaret Lindsay, Walter Abel, Anita Louise, Cedric Hardwicke
Directed By:
Frank Borzage
42. Don't Bet on Blondes (1935)
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4
Don't Bet on Blondes
6
4
Starring:
Warren William, Claire Dodd, Guy Kibbee, Vince Barnett
Directed By:
Robert Florey
43. Santa Fe Trail (1940)
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6
Santa Fe Trail
9
6
Role:
Jeb Stuart
Starring:
Olivia de Havilland, Ronald Reagan, Alan Hale, Raymond Massey
Directed By:
44. The Sun Also Rises (1957)
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5
The Sun Also Rises
8
5
Role:
Mike Campbell
Starring:
Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer, Eddie Albert, Tyrone Power
Directed By:
Henry King
45. Montana (1950)
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4
Montana
6
4

Morgan Lane, an Australian sheepherder, moves to the Montana territory looking for a better place for his sheep but runs into conflict with local cattle raisers Maria Singleton and her fiancé Rod Ackroyd. When Maria starts falling for Morgan, a gun battle erupts between Morgan and Rod with tragic consequences.

Role:
Morgan Lane
Starring:
Alexis Smith, S.Z. Sakall, James Brown, Douglas Kennedy
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh, Ray Enright
46. Another Dawn (1937)
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4
Another Dawn
6
4
Role:
Capt. Denny Roark
Starring:
Frieda Inescort, Ian Hunter, Herbert Mundin, Kay Francis
Directed By:
William Dieterle
47. Escape Me Never (1947)
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4
Escape Me Never
6
4

This drama film takes us to Venice, at the beginning of the 20th century. Fenella, daughter of a wealthy family, is engaged to Caryl Dubrok, a composer. However, after she hears a rumor that an unmarried woman is living with him, along with her child, she calls off the engagement and heads for the mountains. 

Role:
Sebastian Dubrok
Starring:
Eleanor Parker, Ida Lupino, Gig Young, Reginald Denny
Directed By:
Peter Godfrey
48. Mara Maru (1952)
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4
Mara Maru
6
4

Mara Maru is an adventure crime drama film, which tells the story of Brock Benedict who hires a man Gregory Mason, to find a sunken treasure in the Philippines. 

Role:
Gregory Mason
Starring:
Raymond Burr, Ruth Roman, Paul Picerni, Richard Webb
Directed By:
Gordon Douglas
49. Il maestro di Don Giovanni (1954)
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3
Il maestro di Don Giovanni
5
3

Il maestro di Don Giovanni

Role:
Renzo
Starring:
Gina Lollobrigida, Nadia Gray, Cesare Danova, Roldano Lupi
Directed By:
Milton Krims, Vittorio Vassarotti
50. The Dark Avenger (1955)
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4
The Dark Avenger
5
4

Also known as The Warriors in the United States, the story is set during the 100 Years War.  It shows the French plotting to kill Edward the Black Prince, son of King Edward III, after being routed by him. Failing in this, they kidnap his paramour, Lady Joan Holland, requiring the prince to go through numerous adventures to rescue his lady love. 

Role:
Prince Edward
Starring:
Christopher Lee, Peter Finch, Joanne Dru, Yvonne Furneaux
Directed By:
Henry Levin
51. The Big Boodle (1957)
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4
The Big Boodle
5
4
Role:
Ned Sherwood
Starring:
Pedro Armendáriz, Gia Scala, Rossana Rory, Francisco Canero
Directed By:
Richard Wilson
52. Adventures of Captain Fabian (1951)
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4
Adventures of Captain Fabian
5
4

A sea captain in New Orleans gets involved with a servant girl. The girl sees him as a way to climb the social ladder.

Role:
Capt. Michael Fabian
Starring:
Agnes Moorehead, Vincent Price, Victor Francen, Micheline Presle
Directed By:
Robert Florey, William Marshall
53. Lilacs in the Spring (1954)
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4
Lilacs in the Spring
4
4

A young actress is knocked unconscious due to a bombing during the Second World War. She soon finds herself in a dream where she is another woman being pursued by two suitors. She is unsure about which one she should pursue as her husband.

Role:
John 'Beau' Beaumont
Starring:
Sean Connery, Anna Neagle, David Farrar, Kathleen Harrison
Directed By:
Herbert Wilcox
54. All American Drawback (1935)
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4
All American Drawback
4
4
Starring:
Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Gerrie Worthing, June Carr
Directed By:
Lloyd French
55. King's Rhapsody (1955)
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4
King's Rhapsody
3
4
Role:
King of Laurentia Richard
Starring:
Finlay Currie, Martita Hunt, Anna Neagle, Patrice Wymore
Directed By:
Herbert Wilcox
56. In the Wake of the Bounty (1933)
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4
In the Wake of the Bounty
3
4
Role:
Fletcher Christian
Starring:
John Warwick, Arthur Greenaway, Mayne Lynton, Victor Gouriet
Directed By:
Charles Chauvel
57. Cuban Rebel Girls (1959)
3
3
Cuban Rebel Girls
3
3

The film revolves around Fidel Castro as he tries to overthrow Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. He is aided by Errol Flynn, a war correspondent.

Role:
The American Correspondent
Starring:
Beverly Aadland, John McKay, Jackie Jackler, Marie Edmund
Directed By:
Barry Mahon

Director

The Truth About Fidel Castro Revolution (1959)
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4
The Truth About Fidel Castro Revolution
7
4

This documentary film revolves around the Cuban Revolution during the early period when Fidel Castro still used to deny his allegiance to the communists.

Starring:
Fidel Castro, Beverly Aadland, Florence Aadland, Fulgencio Batista
Directed By:
Errol Flynn
Cruise of the Zaca (1952)
11
7
Cruise of the Zaca
11
7

Cruise of the Zaca is a short documentary film which revolves around actor Erroll Flynn who takes a group of scientists on an expedition to the South Seas.

Starring:
Howard Hill, Carl L. Hubbs, Laura Hubbs, Theodore Flynn
Directed By:
Errol Flynn

Narrator/Dubbing

Cruise of the Zaca (1952)
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6
Cruise of the Zaca
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6

Cruise of the Zaca is a short documentary film which revolves around actor Erroll Flynn who takes a group of scientists on an expedition to the South Seas.

Role:
Self - Narrator
Starring:
Howard Hill, Carl L. Hubbs, Laura Hubbs, Theodore Flynn
Directed By:
Errol Flynn

Animation Movies

Rabbit Hood (1949)
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3
Rabbit Hood
12
3
Role:
Robin Hood (archive footage) (uncredited)
Starring:
Mel Blanc, Mel Blanc
Directed By:

Special Appearance/Cameo

I Adore You (1933)
6
3
I Adore You
6
3
Role:
Bit (uncredited)
Starring:
Harold French, Margot Grahame, O.B. Clarence, Clifford Heatherley
Directed By:
George King
It's a Great Feeling (1949)
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9
It's a Great Feeling
16
9
Role:
Jeffrey Bushdinkle, the Groom (uncredited)
Starring:
Doris Day, Michael Curtiz, Mel Blanc, Edward G. Robinson, Jane Wyman, King Vidor, Patricia Neal
Directed By:
David Butler
Pirate Party on Catalina Isle (1935)
7
4
Pirate Party on Catalina Isle
7
4

This short comedy musical film revolves around various Hollywood stars performing in a pirate-themed variety show.

Role:
Errol Flynn (uncredited)
Starring:
Mickey Rooney, Cary Grant, Lili Damita, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Sterling Young
Directed By:
Gene Burdette

TV Shows

Playhouse 90
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2
Playhouse 90
13
2
Starring:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Andy Griffith, Charlton Heston, Robert Duvall, Burt Reynolds, Warren Beatty, Elizabeth Montgomery
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer, Franklin J. Schaffner, Ralph Nelson, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Hiller
The Red Skelton Show
24
6
The Red Skelton Show
TV-G
24
6
Starring:
Sterling Holloway, Leslie Nielsen, Tina Louise, Liberace, Connie Stevens, Eva Gabor, Rita Moreno
Directed By:
Seymour Berns, Bill Hobin, John Gaunt, Terry Kyne, Martin Rackin
Goodyear Theatre
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2
Goodyear Theatre
7
2
Starring:
Eli Wallach, Charles Boyer, Jack Lemmon, Ray Milland, Jeanne Crain, Elinor Donahue, Michael Landon
Directed By:
Screen Directors Playhouse
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3
Screen Directors Playhouse
8
3
Starring:
Peter Lorre, Buster Keaton, Rory Calhoun, Sal Mineo, Bea Benaderet, Keenan Wynn, Walter Brennan
Directed By:
The Errol Flynn Theatre
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3
The Errol Flynn Theatre
6
3
Role:
Himself - Host / ...
Starring:
Paulette Goddard, Christopher Lee, Herbert Lom
Directed By:
Lawrence Huntington, John Lemont, Peter Maxwell, Don Chaffey, Joseph Sterling