The Adventures of Robin Hood (film)

The Adventures of Robin Hood is a 1938 American Technicolor swashbuckler film, produced by Hal B. Wallis and Henry Blanke, directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley, and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, and Claude Rains.

Richard the Lionheart Ian Hunter, the King of England, is taken captive in 1191 by Leopold V, Duke of Austria while returning to England from the Third Crusade. Richards treacherous brother Prince John Claude Rains usurps the throne and proceeds to oppress the Saxons, raising taxes supposedly to pay Richards ransom, but in reality to secure his own position.The only nobleman who opposes him is the Saxon knight Sir Robin of Locksley Errol Flynn. Robin acquires a loyal follower when he saves Much the Millers Son Herbert Mundin from being arrested by Sir Guy of Gisbourne Basil Rathbone for poaching in Sherwood Forest. At Gisbournes castle, Robin boldly tells Prince John and supporters and a contemptuous Lady Marian Fitzwalter Olivia DeHavilland that he will do all in his power to oppose John and restore Richard to the throne. Robin then escapes, despite the attempts to stop him by Johns men. ........

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