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Writers:
Larry Clemmons (story)
Ken Anderson (based on: character and story conceptions by)
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Release Date:
6 December 1973 (Argentina) See more »
Tagline:
Meet Robin Hood and his MERRY MENagerie! See more »
Plot:
The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Dah da dee dah dah de doe doe, dah da dee dah diddy, doe See more (121 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Roger Miller ... Allan-a-Dale - The Rooster (voice)

Peter Ustinov ... Prince John - A Lion / King Richard (voice)

Terry-Thomas ... Sir Hiss - A Snake (voice)
Brian Bedford ... Robin Hood - A Fox (voice)
Monica Evans ... Maid Marian - A Vixen (voice)

Phil Harris ... Little John - A Bear (voice)

Andy Devine ... Friar Tuck - A Badger (voice)

Carole Shelley ... Lady Kluck - A Chicken (voice)

Pat Buttram ... Sheriff of Nottingham - A Wolf (voice)

George Lindsey ... Trigger - A Vulture (voice)

Ken Curtis ... Nutsy - A Vulture (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Candy Candido ... Captain of the Guards (voice) (uncredited)

John Fiedler ... Father Sexton (voice) (uncredited)
Dana Laurita ... Sis (voice) (uncredited)
Barbara Luddy ... Mother Church Mouse / Mother Rabbit (voice) (uncredited)

J. Pat O'Malley ... Otto (voice) (uncredited)
Richie Sanders ... Toby - A Turtle (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Whitaker ... Skippy - a Rabbit (voice) (uncredited)
Dori Whitaker ... Tagalong (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Wolfgang Reitherman 
 
Writing credits
Larry Clemmons (story)

Ken Anderson (based on: character and story conceptions by)

Ken Anderson (story sequences) &
Vance Gerry (story sequences) &
Frank Thomas (story sequences) &
Eric Cleworth (story sequences) &
Julius Svendsen (story sequences) &
David Michener (story sequences) (as Dave Michener)

Produced by
Wolfgang Reitherman .... producer
 
Original Music by
George Bruns 
 
Film Editing by
Tom Acosta (film editor)
James Melton (film editor) (as Jim Melton)
 
Art Direction by
Don Griffith 
 
Production Management
Don A. Duckwall .... production manager (as Don Duckwall)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dan Alguire .... assistant director
Edward Hansen .... assistant director (as Ed Hansen)
Jeffrey C. Patch .... assistant director (as Jeff Patch)
Richard Rich .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Herb Taylor .... sound
James MacDonald .... sound effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Jack Buckley .... effects animator
Dan MacManus .... effects animator
 
Animation Department
Dale Baer .... character animator
Don Bluth .... character animator
Basil Davidovich .... layout
Al Dempster .... color stylist
Stan Green .... key assistant animator
Ann Guenther .... background painter
Joe Hale .... layout
Fred Hellmich .... character animator
Ralph Hulett .... background painter
Ollie Johnston .... directing animator
Milt Kahl .... directing animator
Hal King .... character animator
Eric Larson .... character animator
Bill Layne .... background painter
John Lounsbery .... directing animator
Burny Mattinson .... character animator
Bob McCrea .... key assistant animator
Cliff Nordberg .... character animator
Dale Oliver .... key assistant animator
Sylvia Roemer .... layout
Art Stevens .... character animator
Ed Templer Jr. .... layout
Frank Thomas .... directing animator
Chuck Williams .... key assistant animator
Floyd Norman .... assistant animator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Evelyn Kennedy .... music editor
Walter Sheets .... orchestrator
Edmundo Santos .... lyrics: Spanish version (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Runtime:
83 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
3 Channel Stereo (RCA Photophone Sound Recording) (5.0) (L-R)

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Trivia:
When the Churchmouse is playing the organ, one of the stops is labeled "Stop." The stop to the right of it is labeled "Go."See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): During the puppet show, they say Prince John is "too late to be known as John the First" if he becomes king. In history, John did become King John I in 1199, and as of 2012 is the only English king to be named John.See more »
Quotes:
Hiss:What cheek! Creepy? Buster? Long one? Who does that dupey duke think he is?See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Robin Hood (1913)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Phony King of EnglandSee more »

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19 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Dah da dee dah dah de doe doe, dah da dee dah diddy, doe, 23 July 1999
Author: Spleen from Canberra, Australia

The opening credits present us with all of the animals who will later appear in the film (the very same footage, in fact), parading themselves in front of a white background and a rather catchy tune. We see a fox dressed as Robin Hood. ROBIN HOOD, reads the credits. And in smaller letters underneath, in brackets: (a fox). We see a badger in a monk's outfit. FRIAR TUCK, says the credits. (a bear). I find this highly amusing. I love it. Don't ask me why. I think, though, that it demonstrates two things: that "Robin Hood" was made under the same cost cutting Disney regime that made "The Aristocats" three years earlier and "The Rescuers" three years later; and that it has far more life than both of these films put together.

It IS the cost-cutting that would damn this film, and it's liveliness that redeems it. (That, and Peter Ustinov's vocal performance as Prince John.) I can't even find it in my heart to condemn the Southern voices scattered throughout Sherwood Forest and Nottingham - replacing a human sheriff with a lupine one is such a violent change that the use of expressions like, "Aw, geez, Nutsy," seems trivial by comparison. At any rate I found the voices far less irritating than Kevin Costner's drawl in HIS version of Robin Hood.

The animation is mostly good but without the stand-out brilliance of, say, "The Jungle Book". There are a few scenes that look as if they belong on television (which is a problem shared with the next five animated features that Disney made). The children are more cloying than usual with Disney and we see too much of them. That's about it with the carping. All in all it's cheerful, it's shameless, it's hard to resist.

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