The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952)

aka: The Story of Robin Hood
Adventure / Family

Film Review

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The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men is an American adventure film first released on 26th June 1952, directed by Ken Annakin. Cinematography was by Guy Green and the film was scored by Clifton Parker. It stars Richard Todd, Joan Rice, Peter Finch, James Hayter and James Robertson Justice. It has also been released under the title: The Story of Robin Hood.   It is a RKO Radio Pictures production, produced by Perce Pearce and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures. Location filming was in Burnham Beeches, Buckinghamshire, England, UK.   It is a color film and runs to 1 hour and 24 minutes.  

Our overall rating for The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men is: good - passable entertainment.

Other memorable films that have been directed by Ken Annakin include: Here Come the Huggetts (1948), Landfall (1949), Value for Money (1955) and Battle of the Bulge (1965). The actor Richard Todd has also appeared in: The Virgin Queen (1955), The Naked Earth (1958), Never Let Go (1960) and Operation Crossbow (1965).

Other recommended films that you may want to consider are: John Cromwell's Dead Reckoning (1947), Josiane Balasko's Gazon maudit (1995), Alexander Mackendrick's The Maggie (1954), Otto Preminger's The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) and Claude Miller's Un secret (2007).


The director Ken Annakin also worked with the actor James Robertson Justice on the films The Sword and the Rose (1953), Very Important Person (1961), Crooks Anonymous (1962) and The Fast Lady (1962).

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