A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil ... See full summary »
The poem that Robert Newton recites at the beginning of most episodes ("If sailor tales and sailor tunes...") is entitled "To the Hesitating Purchaser" and the author, Robert Louis Stevenson, attached it as a preamble to his novel "Treasure Island". See more »
Capt. Long John Silver:
There be as many women as fish in the sea. Love be a trick of dame nature - and she be a woman. Thank your stars you be rid of her boarding hook.
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Although the editing and colour is pretty ropey. Fans of British actor Robert Newton in his classic role as British pirate turned semi-respectable citizen Long John Silver, will want to see more of him in this vintage TV series. Six episodes from the series were released as a three video set in 1999 (in the United States).
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