Does As He Pleases", pg 4
Errol didn't make any effort at the time to deny it publicly; he's smart
enough to know that the less said about a thing of this kind, the better.
A quick denial only calls more attention to it. He knows because he
has made this mistake in the past, in connection with the divorce rumors
which were spread about himself and Lili. They were separating at the
time, but only temporarily. They had no intention of making it final.
amazing vitality that makes him insist on always doing his own rough
scenes in his pictures. During "Captain Blood" he gave the
first evidence of his bravery, and he's been known as a dare-devil ever
since. One day when he was supposed to be resting he happened on the
set and saw a man, resembling him and wearing the same kind of costume
he had worn the day before, standing on the rail of the Arabella's
quarter deck. "Who's that?" he asked innocently. "Oh,
he's the stunt man we hired to do a few tricks for you," the director
For one thing he has to swing at the end of a rope from one boat to
And so it goes, and it will always be thus. There'll be more publicity appointments broken, more breathtaking risks, yes, and more arguments with Lili. But one thing is certain. As long as this fascinating lion is still at bay, the show will go on. Errol Flynn will keep on climbing higher and higher. It was the thing that raised his star. It is the thing that will keep it up there, glaring and defiant. Yes, this lad has a way with him, a way of doing as he pleases.
Phyllis Henry and
Errol Flynn in
"The Prince and