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A Challenge for Robin Hood (1967)

G | | Adventure | August 1968 (USA)
Robin, a young Norman nobleman, is falsely accused by his cousin of murdering another cousin. His accuser is actually in league with the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham to seize control of ... See full summary »

Director:

C.M. Pennington-Richards (as Pennington Richards)

Writer:

Peter Bryan (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barrie Ingham ... Robin de Courtenay / Robin Hood
James Hayter ... Friar Tuck
Leon Greene ... Little John
Peter Blythe ... Roger de Courtenay
Gay Hamilton Gay Hamilton ... Maid Marian
Alfie Bass ... Pie Merchant
Jenny Till Jenny Till ... 'Lady Marian'
John Arnatt ... Sheriff of Nottingham
Eric Flynn Eric Flynn ... Alan-a-Dale
John Gugolka John Gugolka ... Stephen
Reg Lye ... Much
William Squire ... Sir John
Donald Pickering ... Sir Jamyl de Penitone
Eric Woofe Eric Woofe ... Henry de Courtenay
John Harvey John Harvey ... Wallace
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Storyline

Robin, a young Norman nobleman, is falsely accused by his cousin of murdering another cousin. His accuser is actually in league with the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham to seize control of the family lands, which Robin would inherit. Forced to flee into nearby Sherwood Forest, Robin begins to gather a band of rebels to fight against his scheming cousin and the evil sheriff. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Adventure

Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un desafío para Robin Hood See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

James Hayter previously played Friar Tuck in The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952). See more »

Goofs

When the Sheriff and his entourage arrive at the Fair, behind them in the distance a vehicle crosses from left to right. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Wallace: Well aimed, Sir Roger. A perfect shot my lord.
Roger de Courtenay: Boy, bring me my arrow.
Wallace: Come on. Now you heard what my master said. The arrow.
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Connections

Featured in World of Robin Hood (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Pogo Pixie
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Music by Clare Grundman
Boosey & Hawkes Ltd
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In the fog of a child's memory... every movie was a hit.
1 June 2004 | by cjpaceSee all my reviews

The previous reviewer's summation of this movie seems to ring true, especially the part about seeing it over and over on HBO as a child. I have been looking for a copy of this movie for almost ten years ( video stores, garage sales, flea markets, etc.) and no such luck.

Does anyone have any ideas? Someone make me a copy for christ sake. I will send the BBC their royalties if it comes down to that.

Feel free to write me with any suggestions or comments on the movie.

I wouldn't hazard a guess at the plot or acting as I haven't seen the flick in about 21 years.

Chris


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