Author: Florence Aadland

Mrs. Florence Aadland was born on September 21, 1909, in Van Zandt County, Texas. She moved to Southern California and subsequently lost her right foot in a car accident. She married bartender Herbert Aadland and gave birth to her daughter Beverly on September 16, 1942, in Los Angeles. The affair between her adolescent daughter and actor Errol Flynn became tabloid news with his death from a heart attack on October 14, 1959. Her account of the relationship between her daughter and Errol Flynn, THE BIG LOVE, was "told to" writer Tedd Thomey and originally published in 1961. Mrs. Aadland died from alcohol- related causes in a Los Angeles hospital on May 10, 1965, at the age of fifty-five.

The Big Love
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The Big Love

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Literary Nonfiction. California Interest. Women's Studies. Film. Memoir. THE BIG LOVE is a Hollywood nightmare. It tells the story of Errol Flynn—a fading, alcoholic movie star—and the underage dancer-actress Beverly Aadland. The narrator? Beverly A...

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