Robin Hood Origins (The Bandit of Sherwood Forest / The Prince of Thieves / The Black Arrow / Rogues of Sherwood Forest / Sword of Sherwood Forest) (2-DVD)
- Number of Discs: 2
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: January 8, 2019
- Originally Released: 2019
- Label: Mill Creek Entertainment
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Cornel Wilde, Jon Hall, Louis Hayward, John Derek & Richard Greene|
Description by OLDIES.com:
The Black Arrow - (1948) – B&W – Not Rated – 1 Hour 16 Minutes: En route to Nottingham Castle to see his fiancée, Lady Cristabel, Sir Allen Claire and his sister Lady Marian (Patricia Morison) are told by Robin Hood (Jon Hall) that Sir Allen's bride-to-be is being forced into an arranged marriage by her father, Baron Tristram. With help from the Prince of Thieves, Sir Allen hopes to break into the castle to rescue and marry the woman he loves.
The Prince of Thieves - (1948) – Color – Not Rated – 1 Hour 12 Minutes: Returning from duty in the 15th-century War of the Roses, young Richard Shelton (Louis Hayward) learns that his estate has been claimed by his usurping uncle Sir Daniel Brackley (George Macready), who for good measure has also murdered Richard's father. Forced to elude Brackley's minions, Shelton and his followers eventually manage to thwart the villain with all manner of weaponry, from crossbow to fist.
Rogues of Sherwood Forest - (1950) – Color – Not Rated – 1 Hour 19 Minutes: As his reward for defending his tenants against King's John's troops, Robin, Earl of Huntington (John Derek) - the son of the legendary Robin Hood -- is branded an outlaw just like his father. Facing a death sentence, Robin escapes and, with help from Lady Marianne (Diana Lynn), heads for Sherwood Forest to persuade his father's band of Merry Men to join his battle against King John (George Macready).
Sword of Sherwood Forest - (1960) – Color – Not Rated – 1 Hour 20 Minutes: In a Hammer Film production featuring TV's Robin Hood (Richard Greene), the wicked machinations of the Sheriff of Nottingham (Peter Cushing) come to light as an evil plot to assassinate the Archbishop of Canterbury unfolds. Robin and his Merry Men jump into action for a swashbuckling adventure full of spectacular battles and bold romance. Notable Cast/Crew: Louis Hayward, Janet Blair, George Macready, Edgar Buchanan, Jon Hall, Patricia Morison, Alan Mowbray, Adele Jergens, Richard Greene, Peter Cushing, Niall MacGinnis, Sarah Branch.