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The Men of Sherwood Forest (1954)

In 1194, on his return from the Third Crusade, Richard the Lionheart is taken prisoner in Germany. Disguised as a troubadour, Robin Hood formulates a plan to rescue Richard but he is captured himself.

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Reginald Beckwith ...
Eileen Moore ...
Lady Alys
David King-Wood ...
Sir Guy Belton
Douglas Wilmer ...
Sir Nigel Saltire
Harold Lang ...
Hubert
Ballard Berkeley ...
Walter
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Wensley Pithey ...
Hugo (as Winsley Pithy)
Leslie Linder ...
John Van Eyssen ...
Toke Townley ...
Father David
Vera Pearce ...
Elvira
John Stuart ...
Moraine
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Brian of Eskdale
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In 1194, on his return from the Third Crusade, Richard the Lionheart is taken prisoner in Germany. Disguised as a troubadour, Robin Hood formulates a plan to rescue Richard but he is captured himself.

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November 1954 (UK)  »

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A Espada de Robin Hood  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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The first film of Douglas Wilmer. See more »

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Low-budget and modest in production values, but an amiable successor to Flynn
25 September 2003 | by (Fairfax, VA) – See all my reviews

Although this film is on a modest, low-budget scale, it is an amiable and worthy successor to Erroll Flynn's more spectacular heroics. Handsome and agile Don Taylor inhabits the character of Robin as naturally as if he were born for it. Even though he's an American actor among an otherwise totally British cast, the doughty Taylor never strikes a wrong note and is perfectly at ease carrying on his exploits at a brisk pace in a strikingly comfortable medieval ambiance.


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