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Robin Hood

Archery, and when knights were bold while villains were cold, and that is Robin Hood. Robin Hood is a great production but not a great picture. It just misses being great through a slow long opening. In the days of Richard the Lionheart and his First Crusade.

With:
Douglas Fairbanks Wallace Beery Sam De Grasse Enid Bennett Paul Dickey William Lowery

Archery, and when knights were bold while villains were cold, and that is Robin Hood.

Robin Hood is a great production but not a great picture. It just misses being great through a slow long opening. In the days of Richard the Lionheart and his First Crusade.

The prettiness of the sets of Robin Hood’s lair in Sherwood Forest, the picturesqueness of his band of outlaws who were for their King and against his villainous brother, Prince John; the breadth of the settings throughout; the stunts by Douglas Fairbanks when he gets going; the superb supporting cast, the castle – that’s Robin Hood and why it is a good picture. It holds you tense in the Robin Hood portion and lets you down badly when it’s about Richard.

Robin Hood

Production: Fairbanks/United Artists. Director Allan Dwan; Producer Douglas Fairbanks; Screenplay Elton Thomas [= Douglas Fairbanks], Lotta Woods; Camera Arthur Edeson; Editor William Nolan; Art Director Wilfred Buckland, Irvin J. Martin, Edward M. Langley

Crew: Silent. (B&W) Available on VHS. Extract of a review from 1922. Running time: 120 MIN.

With: Douglas Fairbanks Wallace Beery Sam De Grasse Enid Bennett Paul Dickey William Lowery

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