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A lucky fan meets Errol Flynn at a March of Dimes benefit in Frankfurt in February, 1954.
A lucky fan meets Errol Flynn at a March of Dimes benefit in Frankfurt in February, 1954. (Samuel Vestal/Stars and Stripes)
A lucky fan meets Errol Flynn at a March of Dimes benefit in Frankfurt in February, 1954.
A lucky fan meets Errol Flynn at a March of Dimes benefit in Frankfurt in February, 1954. (Samuel Vestal/Stars and Stripes)
A fan gets a kiss from Errol Flynn at a March of Dimes benefit in Frankfurt in February, 1954.
A fan gets a kiss from Errol Flynn at a March of Dimes benefit in Frankfurt in February, 1954. (Samuel Vestal/Stars and Stripes)
Errol Flynn signs an autograph at a March of Dimes benefit in Frankfurt in February, 1954.
Errol Flynn signs an autograph at a March of Dimes benefit in Frankfurt in February, 1954. (Samuel Vestal/Stars and Stripes)
Errol Flynn relaxes in Frankfurt in February, 1954.
Errol Flynn relaxes in Frankfurt in February, 1954. (Stars and Stripes)
Actor Errol Flynn poses with a beer mug and alpine hat as he arrives at the Rhein-Main airport in February, 1954.
Actor Errol Flynn poses with a beer mug and alpine hat as he arrives at the Rhein-Main airport in February, 1954. (George Penn/Stars and Stripes)
Flynn playfully offers singer Olga San Juan ''a drink'' as his wife, Patrice Wymore, watches.
Flynn playfully offers singer Olga San Juan ''a drink'' as his wife, Patrice Wymore, watches. (George Penn/Stars and Stripes)
Errol Flynn was in Germany for a March of Dimes benefit.
Errol Flynn was in Germany for a March of Dimes benefit. (George Penn/Stars and Stripes)
Errol flynn and his wife, actress Patrice Wymore.
Errol flynn and his wife, actress Patrice Wymore. (George Penn/Stars and Stripes)
Errol Flynn talks to a reporter at Rhein-Main.
Errol Flynn talks to a reporter at Rhein-Main. (George Penn/Stars and Stripes)

FRANKFURT — Errol Flynn brought the house down tonight as he auctioned off a Lauren Bacall "surprise package" at a March of Dimes benefit.

At the EUCOM Hq-sponsored affair at the Casino, Flynn said, "I can't tell the contents. (Bacall's husband, Humphrey) Bogart forbids disclosure."

Flynn was master of ceremonies at an informal show in which his actress wife, Patrice Wymore, and dark-haired film star Olga San Juan participated. All three donated their services.

The three arrived from Rome this afternoon via a 7167th Special Air Mission Sq C47 piloted by Capt Keith D. Hicks of Albuquerque, N.M., and with Capt A. T. Neiss of Wayzata, Minn., as copilot.

In addition to the surprise package, Flynn also raffled off photos of movie stars. Two airline tickets also were distributed as a door prize.

The crowd, estimated by to management at more than 900, jammed the main ballroom to watch the star-studded cast and listen to music supplied by the Air Force's "Sky Tones."

The Flynns brought along their 15-week-old daugther, Arnelia.

Cal George G, Garton, secretary of the Joint Staff, EUCOM Hq, won the door prize airline tickets and immediately offered them to be raffled off at the polio benefit.

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