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Son of Robin Hood (1958)

Approved | | Adventure | July 1959 (USA)
Robin Hood's dead and an English nobleman wants to rule England. So, it's up to his surviving merrymen to save England. However, they need a leader and learn that Robin had a son and is ... See full summary »

Director:

George Sherman

Writers:

George W. George (original story and screenplay) (as George George), George F. Slavin (original story and screenplay) (as George Slavin)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Hedison ... Jamie (as Al Hedison)
June Laverick ... Deering
David Farrar ... Des Roches
Marius Goring ... Chester
Philip Friend ... Dorchester
Delphi Lawrence Delphi Lawrence ... Sylvia
George Coulouris ... Alan A Dale (as George Colouris)
George Woodbridge ... Little John
Humphrey Lestocq Humphrey Lestocq ... Blunt
Noel Hood Noel Hood ... Prioress
Shelagh Fraser ... Constance
Jack Lambert Jack Lambert ... Will Scarlett
Oliver Johnston ... Apothecary
Russell Napier ... Squire Myles
Alastair Hunter ... 1st Woodsman
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Robin Hood's dead and an English nobleman wants to rule England. So, it's up to his surviving merrymen to save England. However, they need a leader and learn that Robin had a son and is coming to continue his father's work. However, it turns out that his son is actually a daughter... Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Adventure

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Trivia

Al Hedison had to have 3 stitches put in a deep cut in his sword hand sustained in a duel with David Farrar and for a lot of the film he was hobbling from a foot injury which he got while rehearsing a fight scene with a stuntman. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film there are scenes featuring an exterior shot of the front of Des Roches' castle. Every time we see this, there is a horse and rider standing near the main entrance. This horse never moves and is always in exactly the same position, revealing it to be part of the painted backdrop. See more »

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The Son of Robin Hood
9 August 2009 | by mhrabovsky6912See all my reviews

Absolutely, ridiculous tale of Robin Hood's alleged son who is really a girl....don't get too confused.....it confused me at first....tale concerns Robin Hood's offspring who was expected to be a man, who comes back to England to fight, not the Sheriff of Nottingham, but a bird named "DeRoche"......Al Hedison inherits the role of Robin Hood's son as it appears RH did not have a true son.....ridiculous acting, poorly staged action battles and acting worse than "Plan Nine from Outer Space".....in one instance a group of Deroche's men try to corner the men of Sherwood and Robin Hood's daughter shoots an arrow in a man in a tree who was a spotter for DeRoche.....man falls out of tree and no where are the 25 men of DeRoche after the shooting!!!! Cardboard castle walls among the other ditties....want more - son of Robin Hood gets invited to DeRoche's castle and soon starts bedding DaRoche's girlfriend!!!! Whew!!! No recognizable actors of any renown.....Robin Hood's men (25 years older!!!!) wipe out the bad guys along with Hedison......this total production by 1959 standards could not have cost more than $100,000 to make.....where was Peter Cushing in this film???? Go figure.......


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Arqueiro Misterioso - O Filho de Robin Hood See more »

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Production Co:

Argo Film Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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