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British folklore legend Robin Hood has had his story retold by so many different people and with so many different interpretations. The hero has been played by the likes of Kevin Costner, Russell Crowe and – in the all-singing, all-dancing Robin Hood: Men in Tights – by Cary Elwes. There’s something about a hero who steals from the rich and gives to the poor that just has timeless appeal.
The Robin Hood story was most recently adapted for TV by the BBC in 2006 and ran for three seasons. It wasn’t of the greatest quality but at least the actors spoke in approximations of a Nottingham accent. Now BBC America is ...
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Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has added an exciting roster of screen legends and beloved titles to the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival, including appearances by Maureen O’Hara, Mel Brooks and Margaret O’Brien, plus a two-film tribute to Academy Award®-winner Richard Dreyfuss. Marking its fifth year, the TCM Classic Film Festival will take place April 10-13, 2014, in Hollywood. The gathering will coincide with TCM’s 20th anniversary as a leading authority in classic film.
O’Hara will present the world premiere restoration of John Ford’s Oscar®-winning Best Picture How Green Was My Valley (1941), while Brooks will appear at a screening of his western comedy Blazing Saddles (1974). O’Brien will be on-hand for Vincente Minnelli’s perennial musical favorite Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), starring Judy Garland. The tribute to Dreyfuss will consist of a double feature of two of his most popular roles: his Oscar®-winning performance »
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