Olivia de Havilland’s Fencing Poses

Olivia de Havilland, star of Captain Blood, The Adventures of Robin Hood, and numerous other films, posing with stage rapiers and smallswords, fencing masks, and star-to-be Errol Flynn in a series of Warner Bros. publicity stills for Captain Blood (1935). Ms. de Havilland passed away two months ago at the age of 104.

First posted September 21, 2020. Last updated November 27, 2020.

Bourbon, Brunch, & Blades

May 2, 2020. In keeping with our love of swordplay, we’d planned a now obviously postponed-for-a-year spring celebration of food and fencing. Next year, we hope! At least the two of us did enjoy fencing amidst blooming jasmine and honeysuckle beneath ancient sweet gum and oaks.