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Son of Robin Hood (1958)

Approved | | Adventure | July 1959 (USA)
Robin Hood's dead and an English nobleman wants to rule England. So, it's up to his surviving merrymen to save England. However, they need a leader and learn that Robin had a son and is ... See full summary »

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Jamie (as Al Hedison)
June Laverick ...
Deering
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Des Roches
Marius Goring ...
Chester
Philip Friend ...
Dorchester
Delphi Lawrence ...
Sylvia
George Coulouris ...
Alan A Dale (as George Colouris)
George Woodbridge ...
Humphrey Lestocq ...
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Noel Hood ...
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Shelagh Fraser ...
Constance
Jack Lambert ...
Oliver Johnston ...
Apothecary
Russell Napier ...
Squire Myles
Alastair Hunter ...
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Robin Hood's dead and an English nobleman wants to rule England. So, it's up to his surviving merrymen to save England. However, they need a leader and learn that Robin had a son and is coming to continue his father's work. However, it turns out that his son is actually a daughter... Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Arqueiro Misterioso - O Filho de Robin Hood  »

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Throughout the film there are scenes featuring an exterior shot of the front of Des Roches' castle. Every time we see this, there is a horse and rider standing near the main entrance. This horse never moves and is always in exactly the same position, revealing it to be part of the painted backdrop. See more »

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The end it is not good
3 September 2009 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

And neither is the beginning or the middle as the story of Robin Hood gets the AT SWORDS' POINT treatment, with a bunch of little-known actors -- except for George Couloris, David Farrar and Marius Goring -- under the direction of George Sherman, who spent most of his career, properly, directing B westerns.

June Laverick, a pretty young blonde, plays the daughter of Robin Hood, who spends most of her time hiding behind David 'Al' Hedison, who pretends to be her -- him -- that is, Robin Hood's son, leading Robin's old and graying Merry Men. The whole thing is directed with little of the silliness that attended AT SWORDS' POINT, but the whole thing is handsomely shot in wide screen. Unhappily, the prints were definitely not Technicolor, but have aged poorly, casting a gloomy and pink sheen over the entire proceedings. The score is also a nice variation on Korngold's score for the Errol Flynn version. You can skip this one.


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