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Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950)

When King John imposes oppressive taxes and cruel treatment upon the local population in medieval England, the son of legendary bandit Robin Hood reforms his father's "Merry Men" to once more rise against the king.

Director:

Gordon Douglas

Writers:

George Bruce (screen play), Ralph Gilbert Bettison (story) (as Ralph Bettinson)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Derek ... Robin, Earl of Huntington
Diana Lynn ... Lady Marianne de Beaudray
George Macready ... King John
Alan Hale ... Little John
Paul Cavanagh ... Sir Giles
Lowell Gilmore ... Count of Flanders
Billy House ... Friar Tuck
Lester Matthews ... Alan-A-Dale
Billy Bevan ... Will Scarlet (as William Bevan)
Wilton Graff ... Baron Fitzwalter
Donald Randolph Donald Randolph ... Archbishop Stephen Langton
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When King John imposes oppressive taxes and cruel treatment upon the local population in medieval England, the son of legendary bandit Robin Hood reforms his father's "Merry Men" to once more rise against the king.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 1950 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

De wraak van Robin Hood See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Edited from The Bandit of Sherwood Forest (1946) See more »

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Cause I'm the tax man!yeah! I'm the tax man!
2 January 2012 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

no more no less a rehash, nay a photocopy of "Robin Hood":oddly the famous hero is dead ans it's his son (Derek)'s turn to fight the nasty prince helped by his old man's former companions,who,although older than Robin ,are still alive and kicking;they do not seem to have aged a bit. And what about Lady Marian?;i guess it's not the same woman ,although we're not told about the son's mom (must be Marian ).Isn't there something Freudian in the love affair,Derek and his darling being pale copies of Flynn and De Havilland ?

The prince is ruthless:pay your taxes or you'll rot in a dungeon !and they even take a little boy's pigeons !and they even cheat the nobles !and they hang you over the slightest thing!

Not a good film by the talented Gordon Douglas.


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