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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 »

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(original story and screenplay) (as George George), (original story and screenplay) (as George Slavin)
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... Jamie (as Al Hedison)
... Deering
... Des Roches
... Chester
... Dorchester
Delphi Lawrence ... Sylvia
... Alan A Dale (as George Colouris)
... Little John
Humphrey Lestocq ... Blunt
Noel Hood ... Prioress
... Constance
Jack Lambert ... Will Scarlett
... Apothecary
Russell Napier ... Squire Myles
... 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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July 1959 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arqueiro Misterioso - O Filho de Robin Hood  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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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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Quality Will Always Show
11 June 2018 | by See all my reviews

This lovely little Saturday full-length feature was filmed during the heyday of Robin Hood spin-offs, and it was apparent that the producers and directors spared almost every expense to maximize what little profit their copy-cat production was likely to make. The acting was wooden and artificial, the stunts (fights, etc.) appeared as though the actors had only received their choreo the day before filming. The casting was obscure, with only David Hedison (who has no command of the English accent whatsoever) and George Coulouris being the only familiar names in the cast. It was difficult to identify the direction, too. Other than those items, the film was a bit like a train wreck -- difficult to tear one's eyes away from. It's very unfortunate that the cast and the director played the entire film straight and took themselves seriously. This could have been a delightful comedy had there been the knowing look, the wink, the nudge, the glance toward the 4th wall from time to time to keep the audience engaged. I rated this one 4 stars b/c of the train-wreck nature of the film ... I just couldn't look away for fear I'd miss something positive.


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