Howard Hill Errol Flynn off set in 1938 Warner Bros. movie „The Adeventures of Robin Hood. Hill did all stunt archery shooting. Photo by Warner Bros. Time Warner.
Errol Flynns yacht, the „Zaca“ a purty and very stylish Hollywood legend, appearing like the swashbuckling actor and adventurer Flynn was in fact. Mr. Howard Hill, world famous archery legend, crusied on Flynns first yacht, the „Scirocco“ Flynn and Hill bow fished for shark and marlin. Some years ago Howard Hill Archery of Montana did a special limited edition longbow model, named after the „Scirroco“. Hollywood stunt archer Howard Hill was friend with Flynn, since they made some movies with Warner Bros., like „They died with thier boots on“, or „Robin Hood“.
Here a movie short on the „Zaca“:
Sailing Channel Theater Promo: EP2 – ZACA
Howard Hill and Errol Flynn in „They died with their boots on“, a movie on General Custers and his 7th Cavalrys last stand. Photo by Jerry Hill/Buster Wiles.
Look for Howard Hill style bows:
Howard Hill Archery, Montana, USA – THE ORIGINAL HOWARD HILL BOW by Craig T. Ekin: http://www.howardhillarchery.com
Styrian Archery-LegendStick Equipment, Styria, Austria – the European Hill Style bow & Original Ferguson Z-Bow: http://www.styrian-archery.com