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The Men of Sherwood Forest (1954)

In 1194, on his return from the Third Crusade, Richard the Lionheart is taken prisoner in Germany. Disguised as a troubadour, Robin Hood formulates a plan to rescue Richard but he is captured himself.

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Val Guest

Writer:

Allan MacKinnon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Taylor ... Robin Hood
Reginald Beckwith Reginald Beckwith ... Friar Tuck
Eileen Moore ... Lady Alys
David King-Wood David King-Wood ... Sir Guy Belton
Douglas Wilmer ... Sir Nigel Saltire
Harold Lang Harold Lang ... Hubert
Ballard Berkeley ... Walter
Patrick Holt ... King Richard
Wensley Pithey Wensley Pithey ... Hugo (as Winsley Pithy)
Leslie Linder Leslie Linder ... Little John
John Van Eyssen John Van Eyssen ... Will Scarlett
Toke Townley Toke Townley ... Father David
Vera Pearce Vera Pearce ... Elvira
John Stuart ... Moraine
John Kerr ... Brian of Eskdale
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In 1194, on his return from the Third Crusade, Richard the Lionheart is taken prisoner in Germany. Disguised as a troubadour, Robin Hood formulates a plan to rescue Richard but he is captured himself.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1954 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Espada de Robin Hood See more »

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Production Co:

Hammer Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The first film of Douglas Wilmer. See more »

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Referenced in Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood! (1987) See more »

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Low-budget and modest in production values, but an amiable successor to Flynn
25 September 2003 | by ccmiller1492See all my reviews

Although this film is on a modest, low-budget scale, it is an amiable and worthy successor to Erroll Flynn's more spectacular heroics. Handsome and agile Don Taylor inhabits the character of Robin as naturally as if he were born for it. Even though he's an American actor among an otherwise totally British cast, the doughty Taylor never strikes a wrong note and is perfectly at ease carrying on his exploits at a brisk pace in a strikingly comfortable medieval ambiance.


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