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Against All Flags (1952) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by George Sherman and produced by Howard Christie.


Flynn stars as a courageous British soldier trying to maneuver his way into a pirate fortress. When he ends up in front of a pirate tribunal, he catches the eye of stunning pirate queen O'Hara. Toward the end of Flynn's swashbuckling days, but the spirit is still willing.

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Against All Flags ( 1952 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Feb 25, 2021 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

On the coast of Madagascar lies a pirate's hideaway - Diego Suarez - a fortress for thieves. A narrow harbor is the only entrance to the city and this is heavily defended by cannons. The British Royal Navy wants to destroy this base and capture every pirate on it but they cannot find a way to enter ... Read full article

Against All Flags: Public Domain Film

By Annmarie Gatti on Aug 17, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Against All Flags starring Maureen O’Hara, Errol Flynn & Anthony Quinn — in its entirety on YouTube! What a gem! Found the ENTIRE version of Against All Flags (director George Sherman) on YouTube. Apparently it’s in the Pub Domain — Lucky Us!? Such a treat! ….. Ann... Read full article

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Brian Hawke: If only I had as much of the game as you give me the name.

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Flynn suffered a broken ankle during filming, and while he was recovering, Universal took advantage of the unused sets by scripting and shooting a hastily assembled B picture, Yankee Buccaneer with Jeff Chandler.
In her autobiography "'Tis Herself", Maureen O'Hara says that Errol Flynn was always prepared, always knew his lines, and was a pleasure to work with in the mornings. But he drank and by 4pm was in no shape to continue. Even after director George Sherman banned alcohol on the set, O'Hara recalled, Flynn would inject oranges with booze and eat them in the morning, so that he was drunk by afternoon. O'Hara did all the romantic closeups at the end of the day with a black flag marked "X" to represent Flynn.
Though Errol Flynn did most of his own stunts, he balked at the one involving sliding down through a sail on a rapier blade, which was originated by Douglas Fairbanks in The Black Pirate. The stunt was performed by a double.
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