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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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Cornel Wilde stars in swashbuckling saga as son of Robin Hood... 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)
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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:
Character actor Miles Mander appears very briefly early in the film as "Lord Warrick". He is mentioned again late in the film, implying that Mr. Mander ended up on the cutting room floor.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:Your life is too precious to England. You will enjoy this traitor's death no less if I slaughter him for you!
The Regent. William of Pembroke:Thank you, Fitz-Herbert, but this is one thing I wish to do myself.
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Referenced in Crime Doctor's Man Hunt (1946)See more »

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13 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Cornel Wilde stars in swashbuckling saga as son of Robin Hood..., 28 April 2007
Author: Neil Doyle from U.S.A.

Hot off the heels of his starring role as Chopin in A SONG TO REMEMBER, actor CORNEL WILDE was actually a fine choice to play the swashbuckling title role since he was an athlete of Olympian proportions. ANITA LOUISE, originally considered for the Maid Marian role in Flynn's film version, plays the lovely Lady Catherine.

It's strictly Saturday matinée stuff from Columbia, splashed with gorgeous Technicolor scenery but unfortunately a script that is only occasionally interesting enough to warrant the royal treatment given the production values and costumes.

Interestingly, Tony Gaudio photographed it (he did Errol's ROBIN HOOD) and all of it looks like it was filmed yesterday in the brightest of hues. JILL ESMOND, RUSSELL HICKS (as Robin Hood), LLOYD CORRIGAN, GEORGE MACREADY, EDGAR BUCHANAN (as Friar Tuck) and reliable villain HENRY DANIELL (wickedly plotting the death of a boy King) are all satisfactory in supporting roles. Only really miscast actor seems to be JOHN ABBOT as Will Scarlett.

It works on a certain level as a zestful Robin Hood film, but is really nothing special despite spirited performances by CORNEL WILDE and ANITA LOUISE as the leads.

For an entertaining hour and twenty minutes, it's well worth watching but it's directed without any particular style by George Sherman.

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