MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 51,849 this week

Robin Hood Makes Good (1939)

Passed  |   |  Animation, Family, Short  |  11 February 1939 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 133 users  
Reviews: 4 user

A fox captures a group of squirrels while they're playing at "Robin Hood." The smallest of the bunch, who'd been bullied into playing the villain and thus avoided capture, uses his ingenuity to rescue his friends.

Director:

(as Charles Jones)

Writer:

(story)
0Check in
0Share...

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1614 titles
created 13 Aug 2011
 
list image
a list of 100 titles
created 30 Jan 2012
 
a list of 1039 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 197 titles
created 5 months ago
 
list image
a list of 43 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Robin Hood Makes Good (1939)

Robin Hood Makes Good (1939) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Robin Hood Makes Good.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A little cat must take his sick father's place as night watchman, but is bullied by a tough mouse and his gang, leaving the rest of the mice free to eat all the food and stage a musical floor show.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Margaret Hill-Talbot, The Sportsmen Quartet
Polar Pals (1939)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Porky Pig inhabits an igloo in the Arctic, where he beds with a covering a several live, furry polar bears, bathes in a shower whose water instantly freezes into long icicles, and dances in... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clampett
Stars: Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A tour of the zoo, in typical Tex Avery style: a series of one-liners and sight gags, punctuated by Egghead teasing a lion at intervals, despite the admonishments of the narrator.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Tex Avery, Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce
Wholly Smoke (1938)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A neighborhood bully convinces Porky to take a puff from his cigar, causing Porky to hallucinate a smoke-man named Nick O. Teen, along with a musical number done by cigars, cigarettes and ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tashlin
Stars: Mel Blanc, Tedd Pierce
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

On a tropical island a pair of castaways look to Bugs as a source of food.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Augie Goupil, Michael Maltese
Animation | Crime | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Killer and his gang are robbing every bank in town in numerical order, except they skip the 13th National Bank. The police are unable to catch them, despite their predictability (and their ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Tex Avery, Mel Blanc, John Deering
Family | Sci-Fi | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Space hero Daffy battles Marvin the Martian for control of Planet X.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A man stops for gas on his way to dig for gold. The man at the station tells him what it was like back in 1849 in San Francisco, which we see. A sucker is hauled off the street and sat down... See full summary »

Directors: Cal Dalton, Ben Hardaway
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Porky and his friend Dizzy Duck go fishing, but their trip is cut short by a thunderstorm. They take refuge in an old building that appears haunted, though the biggest hazards are an old ... See full summary »

Directors: Cal Dalton, Ben Hardaway
Stars: Mel Blanc, Danny Webb
Western | Family | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The Lone Stranger is sleeping when his faithful, if overly caricatured, Indian scout sees stagecoach driver Porky being robbed by a bad guy. The scout summons the Lone Stranger, who rides ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clampett
Stars: Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher, Pinto Colvig
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

It's amateur night at the local theatre, and a procession of bad acts comes and goes: various musicians, a magician, and some actors. But they keep getting interrupted by Egghead singing "... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Elvia Allman, Tex Avery, Sara Berner
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

On a dark and stormy night, the Two Curious Puppies wander into an old dark house, and fall victim to the tricks of a mischievous magician's rabbit.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Robinhood Makes Good ...
Squirrel
Edit

Storyline

This Merry Melody cartoon, "Robin Hood Makes Good," features three squirrels who find a book about the adventures of Robin Hood, and decide to emulate the hero by becoming merry outlaws of the forest. A fox reads the discarded book and decides there is something in it that will provide a meal (or three) for him. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

book | fox | squirrel | friendship | flower | See All (30) »


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 February 1939 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Spoofs The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

A-Hunting We Will Go
(uncredited)
Traditional
Played on the horn by the little squirrel
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Outstanding animation and music, but the cartoon is a little too cutesy
16 January 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Don't get me wrong, I really liked this. The animation is outstanding, with excellent character movements and very nice colours. The music is absolutely beautiful, lyrical and bouncy, and I thought I even heard a snippet of Schubert's Unfinished symphony, great stuff that. And there seemed to be a sort of variation on the Midsommer Night's Dream Overture by Mendelssohn. Also the voice work from Mel Blanc and Bernice Hanson is truly excellent. And I liked the story, and the characters; the squirrels are sweet and the fox crafty. However, the cartoon is a little too cutesy for me, especially the song about the Robin Hood fighting. Also whereas there are cartoons that are loaded to the brim with gags, this is merely one joke. No problem with that strictly speaking, but the cartoon could've done with more humour and less of the whimsical feeling. All in all, too cute for me but nice to watch. 7/10 Bethany Cox


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Robin Hood Makes Good (1939) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?