publication date: Saturday, October 10, 2009 (part of Round XLI)

category: Movies

clue: He may have been a soldier, a cowboy, a pilot, and Robin Hood, but he was a pirate first and foremost, inspiring cinematic swashbucklers ever since.

explanation: Flynn starred in a variety of films after being typecast as a swashbuckling action star after his breakout role in Captain Blood. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, and Walter Chesser

Pirates Week This goo was part of Pirates Week.



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