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Sir Guy of Gisbourne (Basil Rathbone) backs up the castle stairs as he fends off Robin Hood (Errol Flynn).
Sir Guy of Gisbourne (Basil Rathbone) backs up the castle stairs as he fends off Robin Hood (Errol Flynn).

Thumbnail for The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

Basic Info Rusty's rating: 87
Notable as: Swashbuckler filmGenre: Adventure Film, Swashbuckler film, Romance Film, Action Film, DramaRuntime: 102 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Michael Curtiz, William KeighleyScreenwriter: Norman Reilly Raine, Seton I. MillerMusic: Erich Wolfgang KorngoldCinematography: Tony Gaudio, Sol PolitoStars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, Basil Rathbone, Patric Knowles, Eugene Pallette, Alan Hale, Melville Cooper, Ian Hunter, Una O'Connor Producer: Henry Blanke, Hal B. WallisStudio: Warner Bros.Awards won: Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Ralph Dawson)
Academy Award for Best Original Score (Erich Wolfgang Korngold)
Academy Award for Best Production Design (Carl Jules Weyl)
National Film Registry
Award nominations: Academy Award for Best PictureAward details: (details at IMDb)
Description

The Adventures of Robin Hood is a 1938 American swashbuckler film directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley, and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, and Claude Rains. Written by Norman Reilly Raine and Seton I. Miller, the film is about a Saxon knight who, in King Richard's absence in the Holy Land on Crusade, fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army against Prince John and the Norman lords oppressing the Saxon commoners. The Adventures of Robin Hood was filmed in Technicolor.


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