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The Adventures of Robin Hood 

Robin of Loxley, otherwise known as Robin Hood, and his band of Merry Men protect England from the evil machinations of Prince John while King Richard the Lionheart is away fighting in the Crusades.
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Series cast summary:
Richard Greene ...  Robin Hood / ... 144 episodes, 1955-1960
Victor Woolf Victor Woolf ...  Derwent / ... 112 episodes, 1955-1960
Archie Duncan Archie Duncan ...  Little John 106 episodes, 1955-1960
Alexander Gauge Alexander Gauge ...  Friar Tuck / ... 91 episodes, 1955-1960
Alan Wheatley ...  Sheriff of Nottingham / ... 81 episodes, 1955-1960
Paul Eddington ...  Will Scarlett / ... 64 episodes, 1956-1960
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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil machinations of Prince John while good King Richard was away at the Crusades. The series was primarily intended for children, and was unusual in that it frequently re-used the same actors in different roles, or different actors in a recurring roles. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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UK

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English

Release Date:

26 September 1955 (USA) See more »

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Robin Hood See more »

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(143 episodes)

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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The title song was sung by Dick James, who was later to become John Lennon and Paul McCartney's music publisher. See more »

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Version of Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (1989) See more »

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One of my favourite TV shows
5 March 2005 | by rpurdySee all my reviews

along with "Long John Silver". This was one my sisters and I never missed when I was a kid. Robin was brave and dashing and Maid Marion was beautiful. The evil Sheriff of Nottingham was a real meany and was well played. I also have a good memory of Friar Tuck and Little John. Kevin Costner's portrayal of Robin in "Robin Hood Prince of Thieves" pales in comparison to Richard Greene's. The theme song is still firmly fixed in my memory, complete with those French horns. Lots of sword fights and daring escapes from the Sheriff's clutches made this a family favourite. I haven't seen any of the episodes since the early 60's but would dearly love to see them again.


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