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The Adventures of Robin Hood 

Robin of Loxley, otherwise known as Robin Hood, and his band of Merry Men protect England from the evil machinations of Prince John while King Richard the Lionheart is away fighting in the Crusades.
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Richard Greene ...  Robin Hood / ... 144 episodes, 1955-1960
Victor Woolf Victor Woolf ...  Derwent / ... 112 episodes, 1955-1960
Archie Duncan Archie Duncan ...  Little John 106 episodes, 1955-1960
Alexander Gauge Alexander Gauge ...  Friar Tuck / ... 91 episodes, 1955-1960
Alan Wheatley Alan Wheatley ...  Sheriff of Nottingham 81 episodes, 1955-1960
Paul Eddington ...  Will Scarlett / ... 64 episodes, 1956-1960
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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil machinations of Prince John while good King Richard was away at the Crusades. The series was primarily intended for children, and was unusual in that it frequently re-used the same actors in different roles, or different actors in a recurring roles. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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UK

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English

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26 September 1955 (USA) See more »

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Robin Hood See more »

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(143 episodes)

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Sponsored in the United States by Wild Root Hair Oil Company. See more »

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Version of Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960) See more »

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24 February 2004 | by BruceCorneilSee all my reviews

Yes, this was, indeed, a fine production. Richard Green certainly brought the character of Robin Hood to sparkling life with a dashing personality and great conviction. Australia's own Errol Flynn did a pretty good job as well.

These shows were fun. They made history entertaining.

It's a shame that kids don't have this sort of educational fare to fire their imagination these days.

Period films and television series have frequently come in for a great deal of criticism over the years and much of the flack has been entirely justified.

However, some of the better productions which have graced both the big and small screens have presented tales of earlier times in a way that the printed word has often been unable to.


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