History Trivia / TheAdventuresOfRobinHood

8th Feb '17 10:54:47 PM hello86
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* HollywoodHomely: In the episode, "A Husband For Marian", Marian's servant is described as "the homeliest woman in Britain". While certainly no Marian, the woman is rather nice looking in a plain sort of way.
* TheMerch: This was one of the first British shows to have a licencing agreement to produce tie-in toys. With its appeal to children, the Airfix model company was allowed to produce two sets of character figures, representing [[http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com/Review.aspx?id=35 Robin Hood's forces]], and a set of the [[http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com/Review.aspx?id=413 Sheriff of Nottingham's men]]. While the tie-in Sheriff's Castle is no longer available as a kit[[note]]Examples sell for silly money on Ebay[[/note]], the model figures are still available today to collectors and wargamers, and are thought of as having lasted well for 1950's designs.
5th Feb '17 9:21:55 AM CumbersomeTercel
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5th Feb '17 9:21:29 AM CumbersomeTercel
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!!The movie

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** The original script was loaded with ridiculous PurpleProse, which Curtiz thankfully insisted be removed entirely.

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** The original script was loaded with ridiculous PurpleProse, which Curtiz thankfully insisted be removed entirely.entirely.

!!The TV Series
* TheOtherDarrin:
** Marian was played by two different actresses over the show's run.
** Also Little John: Archie Duncan was replaced for several episodes in the first series after suffering injuries [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome saving some of the child actors from falling scenery]].
** Prince John was played by a total three different actors.
** The Sheriff's lieutenant, Howard, was ''very'' prone to this: he was seldom played by the same actor two weeks running.
** Ronald Howard played Will Scarlet when the character was an occasional guest; when he was promoted to regular, Paul Eddington took over the role in a striking case of YouLookFamiliar - Eddington had played dozens of minor parts in earlier seasons, including several appearances as Howard.
1st Feb '17 7:47:55 PM hello86
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* HollywoodHomely: In the episode, "A Husband For Marian", Marian's servant is described as "the homeliest woman in Britain". While certainly no Marian, the woman is rather nice looking in a plain sort of way.
* TheMerch: This was one of the first British shows to have a licencing agreement to produce tie-in toys. With its appeal to children, the Airfix model company was allowed to produce two sets of character figures, representing [[http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com/Review.aspx?id=35 Robin Hood's forces]], and a set of the [[http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com/Review.aspx?id=413 Sheriff of Nottingham's men]]. While the tie-in Sheriff's Castle is no longer available as a kit[[note]]Examples sell for silly money on Ebay[[/note]], the model figures are still available today to collectors and wargamers, and are thought of as having lasted well for 1950's designs.



* TheOtherMarty: Creator/ErrolFlynn replaced Creator/JamesCagney as Robin Hood.
** Eugene Pallette replaced Guy Kibbee as Friar Tuck.
18th Dec '16 4:40:39 PM LarryMullen
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Bidwell Park in Chico, California stands in for Sherwood Forest.
7th Nov '16 3:50:45 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/JamesCagney was originally cast as Robin Hood, but for some reason, he dropped out. The film was shelved until Jack L. Warner saw Creator/ErrolFlynn in ''Film/CaptainBlood'' and the rest is history.

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Creator/JamesCagney was originally cast as Robin Hood, but for some reason, he dropped out. The film was shelved until Jack L. Warner saw Creator/ErrolFlynn in ''Film/CaptainBlood'' and the rest is history.
11th Sep '16 9:02:53 PM Pren
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**** The original script was loaded with ridiculous PurpleProse, which Curtiz thankfully insisted be removed entirely.
1st Aug '16 2:48:07 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* TheOtherMarty: Creator/ErrolFlynn replaced Creator/JamesCagney as Robin Hood

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* TheOtherMarty: Creator/ErrolFlynn replaced Creator/JamesCagney as Robin Hood Hood.
** Eugene Pallette replaced Guy Kibbee as Friar Tuck.
25th Jul '16 11:03:37 PM jormis29
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** Creator/DouglasFairbanksJr turned down the role of Robin Hood, as he didn't want people to think he was trying to fill his dad's shoes. (Creator/DouglasFairbanks starred in ''Film/RobinHood'').

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** Creator/DouglasFairbanksJr turned down the role of Robin Hood, as he didn't want people to think he was trying to fill his dad's shoes. (Creator/DouglasFairbanks starred in ''Film/RobinHood'').''Film/RobinHood1922'').
23rd Jul '16 3:03:47 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** Flynn enjoyed working with the sophisticated and easy-going William Keighley but despised the temperamental and demanding Curtiz. Problems between the two were reportedly exacerbated by Flynn's casual approach to production schedules and scene preparation, as well as his reputed bad memory for dialogue.

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** ** Flynn enjoyed working with the sophisticated and easy-going William Keighley but despised the temperamental and demanding Curtiz. Problems between the two were reportedly exacerbated by Flynn's casual approach to production schedules and scene preparation, as well as his reputed bad memory for dialogue.



** Creator/DouglasFairbanksJr. turned down the role of Robin Hood, as he didn't want people to think he was trying to fill his dad's shoes. (Creator/DouglasFairbanks starred in ''Film/RobinHood'').

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** Creator/DouglasFairbanksJr. Creator/DouglasFairbanksJr turned down the role of Robin Hood, as he didn't want people to think he was trying to fill his dad's shoes. (Creator/DouglasFairbanks starred in ''Film/RobinHood'').
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