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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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Robin Hood
Reginald Beckwith ...
Friar Tuck
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Lady Alys
David King-Wood ...
Sir Guy Belton
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Sir Nigel Saltire
Harold Lang ...
Hubert
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Walter
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King Richard
Wensley Pithey ...
Hugo (as Winsley Pithy)
Leslie Linder ...
Little John
John Van Eyssen ...
Will Scarlett
Toke Townley ...
Father David
Vera Pearce ...
Elvira
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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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All the glory and splendour of stirring adventure!

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Adventure

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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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(Eastmancolor)

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1.37 : 1
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This was Hammer Film Productions' first film in colour. See more »

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Low-budget and modest in production values, but an amiable successor to Flynn
25 September 2003 | by 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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