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Writers:
Wilfred H. Petitt (screen play) &
Melvin Levy (screen play) ...
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Release Date:
21 February 1946 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Columbia Pictures Presents CORNEL WILDE - Star of "A SONG TO REMEMBER" and 'LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN" (original poster) See more »
Plot:
Robert of Nottingham, the son of Robin Hood, goes to the aid of the Queen Mother and the beautiful Lady Catherine... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Excellent Robin hood adventure See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Anita Louise ... Lady Catherine Maitland
Jill Esmond ... The Queen Mother

Edgar Buchanan ... Friar Tuck

Cornel Wilde ... Robert of Nottingham

Henry Daniell ... The Regent. William of Pembroke

George Macready ... Fitz-Herbert
Russell Hicks ... Robin Hood, Earl of Huntington

John Abbott ... Will Scarlet
Lloyd Corrigan ... Sheriff of Nottingham
Eva Moore ... Mother Meg

Ray Teal ... Little John
Leslie Denison ... Allan-A-Dale

Ian Wolfe ... Lord Mortimer
Maurice Tauzin ... The King

Miles Mander ... Lord Warrick
Mark Roberts ... Robin Hood's Man (as Robert E. Scott)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Bradley ... Nobleman (uncredited)
Lane Chandler ... Robin Hood's Man (uncredited)
Tex Cooper ... Peasant (uncredited)
Ben Corbett ... Man-at-Arms (uncredited)
Harry Cording ... Prioress Guard (uncredited)
Dick Curtis ... Castle Gate Guard (uncredited)
Ralph Dunn ... Castle Guard (uncredited)
George Eldredge ... Robin Hood's Man (uncredited)
Jack Evans ... Outlaw (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton ... Outlaw (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Nobleman (uncredited)
Holmes Herbert ... Baron (uncredited)
Mauritz Hugo ... Man-at-Arms on Search Patrol (uncredited)
Ross Hunter ... Robin Hood's Man (uncredited)

Nelson Leigh ... Robin Hood's Man (uncredited)
Jimmy Lloyd ... Crossbowman (uncredited)
Francis McDonald ... Robin Hood's Man (uncredited)
Ferdinand Munier ... Innkeeper (uncredited)
Gene Roth ... Jailer (uncredited)
Dan Stowell ... Outlaw (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Young King's Guard (uncredited)
Philip Van Zandt ... Prioress Guard (uncredited)
Blackie Whiteford ... Outlaw (uncredited)
Robert Williams ... Prioress Guard (uncredited)
Harry Wilson ... Outlaw (uncredited)

Directed by
Henry Levin 
George Sherman 
 
Writing credits
Wilfred H. Petitt (screen play) (as Wilfrid H.Pettitt) &
Melvin Levy (screen play)

Paul A. Castleton (story) (as PaulA.Castleton) &
Wilfred H. Petitt (story) (as Wilfrid H.Pettitt)

Paul A. Castleton (based upon the novel "Son of Robinhood" by) (as PaulA.Castleton)

Oscar Saul  contributor to dialogue (uncredited)
George Sklar  contributor to dialogue (uncredited)

Produced by
Leonard S. Picker .... producer
Clifford Sanforth .... producer
Edward M. Spitz .... associate producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Hugo Friedhofer (musical score)
 
Cinematography by
Tony Gaudio (director of photography)
George Meehan (director of photography) (as George B. Meehan Jr.)
William E. Snyder (director of photography) (as William Snyder)
 
Film Editing by
Richard Fantl 
 
Art Direction by
Stephen Goosson  (as Stephen Goossón)
Rudolph Sternad 
 
Set Decoration by
Frank Kramer (set decorations)
 
Costume Design by
Jean Louis (costumes)
 
Makeup Department
Clay Campbell .... makeup artist
Helen Hunt .... hair styles
 
Production Management
William Mull .... unit manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wilbur McGaugh .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Lambert E. Day .... sound recording (as Lambert Day)
 
Stunts
Ralph Faulkner .... fencing double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Fayte M. Browne .... second camera (uncredited)
Ned Scott .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Morris Stoloff .... musical director (as M.W.Stoloff)
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Edwin Wetzel .... music mixer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Francis Cugat .... associate Technicolor color director (as Francisco C. Cugat)
Howard Hill .... technical adviser (as Howard H. HiIl)
Natalie Kalmus .... technicolor color director
Ralph Faulkner .... fight choreographer (uncredited)
Thelma Hoover .... research director (uncredited)
Juanita Lopez .... research director (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
86 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)
Certification:
Finland:S | Sweden:Btl | UK:U | USA:Passed | USA:Approved (certificate #11052)

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Trivia:
Howard Hill, one of the great archery experts of the 1930s and 40s, worked on the earlier Errol Flynn classic "The Adventures of Robin Hood" and in particular, provided all of the special trick shots during the famous archery tournament. He taught Flynn how to use a bow and arrow and presumably did the same for Cornel Wilde on this film.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The Regent withdraws the Magna Carta and, when the nobles agree, the Earl of Huntington (the former Robin Hood) vows to fight him and maintain the people's right to rule themselves. In fact, the Magna Carta didn't create a democracy, it was forced upon King John by the nobles to guarantee the rights and establish the political power of the nobles, not the people. The nobles would never have let the Regent withdraw the Magna Carta and strip them of their power.See more »
Quotes:
Fitz-Herbert:Archers! Shoot!
[They do not respond]
Fitz-Herbert:Fools! Obey your orders - shoot!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Crime Doctor's Man Hunt (1946)See more »

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5 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Excellent Robin hood adventure, 13 May 2005
Author: Chris Gaskin from Derby, England

The Bandit of Sherwood Froest came on Channel 4 one afternoon recently and I was pleased I taped it.

Robin Hood's son, Robert had now replaced him and in this movie, he gets up to all sorts of adventures. Towards the end, he and his lover get locked up in Nottingham Castle and he is condemned to death. But he escapes, along with his lover and the last scene shows you them snogging. A happy ending.

The Bandit of Sherwood Forest is beautifully shot in colour and is fast paced throughout.

Colenol Wilde plays Robert and Anita Loiuise plays his lover Lady Catherine. The rest of the cast includes Russell Hicks as Robin Hood and George Macready and Edgar Buchanan. Good parts from all.

Watching The Bandit of Sherwood Forest is a good way to spend nearly an hour and half one afternoon or evening. Great fun.

Rating: 3 stars out of 5.

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