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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 »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
A brilliant piece of animation tells a timeless tale See more (114 total) »

Cast

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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)
Billy Whitaker ... Skippy - a Rabbit (voice) (uncredited)
Dori Whitaker ... Tagalong (voice) (uncredited)
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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)
 
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)
 
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Runtime:
83 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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Trivia:
The characters of the Sheriff, Friar Tuck, Nutsy, and Trigger were all voiced by actors known for doing Westerns. This is because at one point in the production the setting was the Old West.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Clucky is holding the Golden Arrow, its "feathers" disappears for an instant.See more »
Quotes:
[the Sheriff of Nottingham enters the castle singing]
Sheriff of Nottingham:He throws an angry tantrum if he cannot have his way / He calls for Mom and sucks his thumb and doesn't want to play / Too late to be known as John the First, he's sure to be known as John the Worst!
[to Sir Hiss]
Sheriff of Nottingham:[speaking] Am I right?
Hiss:[chuckles] That's P.J. to a "T". Let me try, let me try.
[lowers his voice]
Hiss:[singing] Too late to be known as John the First, he's sure to be known as John the Worst!
[sees Prince John peeking behind a door, with a glass jug of wine in his hand, shrivels]
Hiss:The Fabulous, Marvelous, Merciful, Chivalrous...
Sheriff of Nottingham:Oh, you've got it all wrong, Hiss. The Sniveling, Groveling, Measely, Weaseling...
[...]
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Soundtrack:
Rock-a-Bye BabySee more »

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20 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
A brilliant piece of animation tells a timeless tale, 1 June 2000
Author: (zeitler001) from USA

Arguably the best pre-"Little Mermaid" Disney film, "Robin Hood" takes the characters from past Disney films and features such as Baloo (Jungle Book) and Rabbit (the Pooh films) and casts them in a classic re-telling of the popular Robin Hood fable. While not as historical as Kevin Costner's big to-do, nor always as laugh-out-loud ridiculous as Mel Brooks' affair, Disney's effort comes off as amiable and very likable. It's very much a product of its times but has a timeless quality that is unmatched, really, and the humor doesn't date itself as quickly as some of the jokes in recent Disney features have. The voice acting (as in almost every Disney film) is superb, but contains very few outstanding stars (Peter Ustinov's role is especially well-done, however). All in all, a film well-deserving of all the praise it receives.

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