Errol Flynn was once called "The Wild Man of Hollywood," with his autobiography My Wicked, Wicked Ways published posthumously in 1959. Flynn starred in a number of classic films, including Captain Blood, The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Dawn Patrol, The Sea Hawk, They Died with Their Boots On and Against All Flags. Valuable Errol Flynn memorabilia includes movie posters, lobby cards, portrait stills and autographed photos.
Errol Flynn (1909-1959) was one of Hollywood's dashing stars of the 1930s and '40s. Controversial, rambunctious, flirtatious but never boring, Flynn made his motion picture debut as Fletcher Christian in In the Wake of the Bounty (1933), later appearing in such fare as Captain Blood (1935), The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), Santa Fe Trail (1940), They Died with Their Boots On (1941), Cry Wolf (1947), Against All Flags (1952) and The Sun Also Rises (1957). Here are ten valuable Errol Flynn movie posters and other artifacts that are sure to thrill fans and collectors...
Errol Flynn Autographed Photo
A 5x7 black-and-white photo signed by Errol Flynn in the 1930s or '40s in very fine- condition sold at auction for $418.25. It reads: "Hello Wayne, Errol Flynn."
Errol Flynn signed portrait $418.25
Errol Flynn 1937 Warner Bros. Portrait Still
An 8x10 black-and-white portrait still snapped for Warner Bros. in 1937 in fine/very fine condition brought $69 at auction.
Captain Blood (1935) Half Sheet Movie Poster
Errol Flynn has the title role of Captain Peter Blood in the 1935 Warner Bros. swashbuckler Captain Blood. A half sheet movie poster (22x28-inches) in very good- condition sold at auction for $1,792.50. Alex Raymond is the poster artist.
Captain Blood half sheet poster $1,792.50
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) One Sheet Movie Poster
Errol Flynn has the title role in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). A restored one sheet movie poster (27x41-inches) in fine+ condition on linen brought $9,560.
The Adventures of Robin Hood one sheet poster $9,560
The Dawn Patrol (1938) Jumbo Window Card
Errol Flynn plays Courtney in the 1938 World War I thriller The Dawn Patrol. A jumbo window card (22x28-inches) in fine/very fine condition sold at auction for $1,673.
Dodge City (1939) Style A One Sheet Movie Poster
Errol Flynn plays Wade Hatton in the 1939 western Dodge City. A style A one sheet movie poster (27x41-inches) in fine/very fine condition fetched a top bid of $2,151.
Dodge City one sheet poster $2,151
They Died with Their Boots On (1941) Lobby Card
Errol Flynn plays the doomed General George Armstrong Custer in They Died with Their Boots On (1941). A lobby card (11x14-inches) in very fine condition brought $167.30 at auction.
Against All Flags (1952) Lobby Card Set
Errol Flynn stars as Brian Hawke in Against All Flags (1952). A complete set of eight lobby cards (11x14-inches) in fine+ condition sold at auction for $119.50.
Against All Flags lobby card set $119.50
Errol Flynn Signed Check
A personal check dated February 28, 1945, signed by Errol Flynn brought $507.88 at auction.
Errol Flynn check $507.88
Errol Flynn Cavalry Tunic from Silver River (1948)
The original cavalry tunic worn by Errol Flynn as Mike McComb in Silver River (1948) fetched a top bid of $717 at auction. It bears the all-important Warner Bros. costume label inside.
Errol Flynn Movie Memorabilia Credits
- All auction results and images courtesy Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas
- Top image: 1939 Dodge City lobby card (11x14-inches) in very fine- condition $537.75
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