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Young Robin Hood, in love with Maid Marian, enters an archery contest with his father at the King's palace. On the way home his father is murdered by hench men of Prince John. Robin takes up the life of an outlaw, gathering together his band of merry men with him in Sherwood Forest, to avenge his father's death and to help the people of the land that Prince John are over taxing. Written by
Archie Duncan, who played the archer Red Gil who murdered Robins father, went on in 1955 to play the role of Little John in the British TV series, the Adventures of Robin Hood starring Richard Greene. See more »
In one scene Maid Marian is wearing a dress with a zipper in the back. Zippers weren't invented for another thirteen centuries. See more »
And you, good rogue, have my gracious leave to pine and fret till my return.
Oh, why should I?
To please a lady.
I could please myself to take up the cross and follow my king to the Holy Land.
'Twould come to the same thing in the end. Chop a few heads enough you'd come back a knight. As a knight you'd go jousting a tournament, to please a lady, and have your own head chopped off.
It would be worth it.
Is she so passing fair?
Describe her to me, Robin.
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This is an excellent film. One I remember fondly from my youth and have purchased on VHS and laser. I now have it on DVD, but this is where Disney has done us wrong. You can only buy this DVD through their Movie Club. This is outrages. Several of the other Disney live-action features are sold this way. Kidnapped, Zorro. This is keeping these films from the general public. Disney should know better.
This is probably the only Robin Hood film that sticks close to the original legend. It is well acted and Joan Rice is beautiful as Maid Marian. Having been to Sherwood Forest, Nottingham, and the surrounding area, it is nice to see that this film was actually filmed in England, not in California like Flynn's movie. And, of course, the war hero Richard Todd (he was one of the first on Omaha beach) is excellent as Robin Hood.
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