Pasadena Independent from Pasadena, California on October 16, 1959 · Page 6
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Pasadena Independent from Pasadena, California · Page 6

Pasadena, California
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Friday, October 16, 1959
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IND»riNDINT,JFIlpAY. OCTOtUU.JjH Errol Flynn's Gone, But His Femmes Carry on (fc'roni Wire Swim) INGLEWOOD--The mother of Errol Flynn's 17- year-old girlfriend said last night the actor's second wife got her out of bed early yesterday with an insulting telephone call. But Mrs. Nora Eddinglon Flynn Haymes "said she had not talked to Mrs. Flor- "--' cnce Aadland for a couple of weeks--and then Mrs. Aadland called her. Mrs. Aadland,'the mother of Beverly, who was with the 50- year-old actor when he died in Vancouver, B.C., s a i d Mrs. Haymes got her out of bed at 4 a.m. yesterday a n d called "my baby a horrible name." "I haven't any i d e a what sjje,'s talking about. I believe sh'e and her daughter are acting] in very bad taste," Mrs. Haymcs said. "They 'have no ciiim'pn him. He's dea'd, : -.why all* this haggling over him? li"f bad enough without this screaming and shouting' by trie; girl and her family." j!§5he was very nasty on'the pKjine," Mrs. Aadland' s a i d . "Sfte talked about my, baby aWd c a l i e d her -a horrible name. fJ"We had a few words and I jj£t nasty, too. 2 "She said, 'I'm the o n 1 y $'.6 man ho (Flynn) ever Jpved,'" Mrs. Aadland quot- Jed Jlrs. Hnymcs as saying. £ s "She called my baby a vul- tu,re," Mrs. Aadland a d d e d , "^nd said she was skinny and flatchested and all that. Well, I£told her my baby was in BEVERLY AADLAND ... the lost one ERROL ENDED ON STAGE' For two hours before death i claimed him, Errol Flynn en j.*, iuiu iurt njy urtuv vrta 111 , . . . " 'Playboy 1 last year and I asked te r lainecl friends with stories; v,Vr. 'u;v,=t hoi,n unn Ar.nni" of movie greats -- imitatine her, 'What have you done? i'Mrs. Aadland--always referring to Beverly as "my baby" -isaid she tried for two years to break up her daughter and Fjynn. "But he loved her and they were so right for each other. Just two weeks ago, I tgld my baby that 'you're having to put up with an awful }gt from him.' *;"But she said she loved him. ^figured if she loved him that - rttuch, she could go ahead." JlMrs. Aadland was critical of Klynn's other wives, too. ·£"Isn't that something the \yay they're fighting over him? Tjiey called her a vulture, you ^now. Well, they're the big- gist vultures of all. Pat (Patrice Wymore, Flynn's third \$ife) is asking for a half-a- mlllion dollars, so who is the \Mjlture now? I don't care if iSfverly doesn't get anything fKmi the will." fShe indicated Beverly wants ta take Flynn's body to Jamaica for funeral services and 4jrial. When told of Miss Wy- lire's plans now to hold services in Hollywood, Mrs. Aad- 3*hd said: J "She's n o t going to get pie body. It's not going to '·' fie a three-ring circus fu- fleral, I'll tell you that. If. Sure Is something the way {Key are fighting over him.''_ ^Hard-living, hard-loving Erro'l, Flynn died as he lived--gay, cSnvivial and in the company of-a beautiful young girl. VA heart attack took his life Wednesday night at the age of 5p. in Vancouver, B.C. Jjust before he died," he confided to a doctor that he had suffered t w o previous heart seizures -- something- he h a d k|pt secret from his closest frjends. He did not say where otfwhen they occurred. ?put it made no difference to ttfe aging matinee idol. He hid continued to live life to tlie full, persuing his two ad- matted hobbies, women a n d liquor. ?· His death ended an almost l e g e n d a r y career which spanned piracy in the South Seas, swashbuckling movie fame, scandal, marital adventures a n d a small-scale role in the Cuban revolution. f ^'hrice - wed, Flynn was .in n a d a with his shapely, nde, 17-year-old girlfriend, Beverly Aadland, on a combination business and pleasure trjp. He had flown from Hollywood six days ago principa_l- ly.*to arrange the sale of his beloved $100,000 yacht "Zaca." movie greats- them, acting out imitating incidents. S u d d e n l y he slopped, looked around and smiled. Bowing to Mrs. Caldough, he said, "I think 1 might lie down." T h e n he stepped toward the bedroom. He turned as he reached the door and said smilingly: "But I shall return." . These were his last words. PATRICE SET FOR RITES HOLLYWOOD -- IP -- Patrice Wymore, showing The effects of a sobbing and sleepless night, arrived yesterday ami said she will take charge of funeral arrangements for her husband, Krrol Flynn. The tall, redheaded dancer sold she had seen Flyim only once, briefly, in the last two years. As she alighted from a jet airliner that brought her from Washington, she broke Into tears. "I just can't say anything," she sobbed "What can I say?" She refused to*amplify a statement to newsmen In Washington: ."Those vultures killed him." SKE - HBAK -- SEE -- HEAR -- SEE -- HEAR ^-JJKE^- OWN FRIDAY TUNERS, AMPLIFIERS, ETC. CHRISTMAS L/VYAWAY NOW. -- UjB_CHAKOK_rr.,ATES_ NITES 'TIL 9 IEL BLVD.) I SV 5-SS7S M U 1-4IJS S ;K -- H K A K -- SHE - HEAR -- SEE - HEAK -- SEE Read Independent, Star-News Classified _ , . . .. t i i · -- r * P i o l o Third wife, Wymore, shocked at news, arrives for funeral. ·FLYNN PENS COMMENT ON OWN OBIT NEW YORK-- /P-- "When he had it, he spent it When he didn't have it, he borrowed it and never paid it back." That's Errol Flynn's obituary--written by himself. The actor appended the brief summary in his own handwriting in Rome in 1955 to a biological sketch the A_s-| sociated Press had prepared; on him. And he added other pithy comments that reflected his carefree spirit. The sketch, among other things, listed barroom brawls involving Flynn in Havana, Nassau and Rome. To this, Flynn added in blue i n k : -"There were many other incidents, according .to Flynn, win or lose, all in the spirit of fun and exercise." That was the general vein of Flynn's "editing." THi WIVES OF ERROL FLYNN-Errol Flynn, 5oVea7o[d' veteran Hollywood swashbuckler who died suddenly Tuesday night in Vancouver, B.C., is.shown here with his three wives. Top: Flynn with his first wife, Lili Damita in 1937. Center: Flynn with his second wife, Nora Eddinglon, in 1948. Bottom: Flynn with his current wife, Patrice Wymore, from whom he was separated prior to his sudden death from an apparent heart attack while negotialing the sole of his yacht in Canada. WHO'S BEVERLY? LOS ANGELES--ff--Who Is Beverly a year to get over it, BeVerly Aadland, the shapely tej»ri-age blonde Errol Flynn called his protege? 'FJynn met her two years ago) She was 15, and dancing inVa movie at Warner Bros. He* asked her to appear with hifli' in 'Too Much Too Soon," th§ life of Diane Barrymore. JJSince that time I have seen Beverly a total of- only two weeks," says her mother, Florence Aaland. "They went first to*;Africa and then to Cuba for movies." "Errol told me last week before they left for Vancouver that my daughter was the only one- he really loved. It'll take | WHEN YOU BUY Home Improvement Don't Forget Tour Green Stamps she loved him so much. "By the time she was 2 years old, Beverly was singing at a veteran's hospital in West Los Angeles," said her mother. At 6 months, she was picked as an advertising model or a soap company. She was Little Miss America at 13. A short time later she got a chance a: a dancer in Las Vegas.'A year before meeting Flynn, she danced in the movie version oi "South Pacific." MOVING EAST? EMPTY VANS GOING EAST / · · I I A NO 3-8121 (·ALL m Night No. NOW! W WE 9 5-5661 ' Call collect DR. WM. LINDEN ptometrist EYIS CXAMINfD GlASStS FIT7ID COIiriCT UWS BUNG£G L E N S f s StFfTY ,!NStS VISUJ; I8JIMIN!; BUDGET TERMS 352 E. 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