Tag: Sean Flynn

  • The Story of Sean Flynn’s Leica M2

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    The Story of Sean Flynn’s Leica M2

    This is a story about a camera, a rather special camera. Every camera has a history, so they say. But it is not all that often that one has such a rich and documented history. One that was thought to be lost but has been found again. This is the story of Sean Flynn’s Leica M2.

  • Combing Cambodia for Missing Friends

    Tim Page settled back for the long ride, past the town of Skun, known for its fried spiders, past hypnotic rows of rubber trees, out to this dusty village near the Mekong River where he believed the bones of two missing war photographers, Sean Flynn and Dana Stone, were buried.

    Link: The Saturday Profile – Combing Cambodia for Missing Friends – Biography – NYTimes.com
  • Remains found in Cambodia thought to be of Errol Flynn's son – guardian.co.uk

    Photographer Sean Flynn, who went went missing in 1970, believed to have been captured and killed in Cambodian war

    Link: Remains found in Cambodia thought to be of Errol Flynn’s son | guardian.co.uk
  • The search for Sean Flynn continues: mensvogue.com


    The first time my father told me about Sean Flynn’s disappearance, I felt as if a spider had walked down my spine. “Just gone?” I said, looking down at a picture that was taken of Sean hours before he vanished into the Cambodian countryside in April 1970 — a heart-stoppingly handsome young man on a motorcycle with thick sideburns and a battered Nikon around his neck. “Yeah,” my father said in a papery voice that made him suddenly sound much older. “Just gone.”

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  • Remembering Sean Flynn: a Photojournalist Who Died at War (VIDEO)


    Most people who remember the album “Combat Rock” by The Clash might remember a song called Sean Flynn, but they probably don’t know exactly who the early punkers were talking about. The son of Hollywood movie actor Errol Flynn, he could have lived his life a thousand different ways. Sean Flynn had a semi-successful acting career and all the money, looks, fame and fortune that any man of his day could have wanted, but instead he spent years covering the war in Vietnam. During that time period, war photographers were a rare and important type of person, and their lives were imperiled as a result of their chosen profession. A risk that war reporters continue to face today.

    Check it out here.