The adventures of Robin Hood as he and his men romp through Sherwood Forest robbing the rich and helping the poor.
Emmy - winner Alan Handley directed this musical about Robin Hood and his band of brigands.
Songs by Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen.
This musical adventure film tells the story of the legendary outlaw hero Robin Hood. The story begins as Robin Hood rescues a man from execution, and troubadour Alan-a-Dale sings of Robin's benevolent attempts to stop the cruelty of Prince John, who has taken over in England in his older brother Richard's absence.
Noel Harrison … Alan-a-Dale
Roddy McDowall … Prince John
Steve Forrest … The Sheriff of Nottingham
Walter Slezak … Friar Tuck
Bruce Yarnell … Little John
Victor Buono … Sir Guy of Gisbourne
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. … King Richard I
David Watson … Robin Hood
Lee Beery … Maid Marian
Arte Johnson … Much
Harvey Jason … Will Scarlett
Bill Egan … Will Stutley
Gil Stuart … The Herald
"Average," "I Dearly Do Love to Eat," "Every Time You Make the Ends Meet," "Ever So Gently," "Pritee Please," "Out in the Open Air," "Let Me Through , Kind Sir, Let me Through," "A Happy Happenstance," "The Star Beyond the Star," "Nottingham Fair," "The Legend of Robin Hood," and other arrangements.
NOTE: A Rare version of this television musical broadcast not found in most archives or readily accessible. Phil Gries had to bake this tape, not played back in over 54 years and in critical condition. Gries had to slowly restore this NBC TV special slowly equalizing as best as possible in stages, saving most of the broadcast (54 minutes sans commercials).