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Also known as Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood in the USA; Robin Hood in Germany
B&W : Eleven reels / 10,680 feet
Directed by Allan Dwan
Cast: Douglas Fairbanks [The Earl of Huntingdon / Robin Hood], Wallace Beery [Richard the Lion-Hearted], Enid Bennett [Lady Marion Fitzwalter], Sam de Grasse [Prince John], Paul Dickey [Sir Guy of Gisbourne], Williard Lewis [Friar Tuck], Alan Hale [Little John], Maine Geary [Will Scarlett], Lloyd Talman [Allan-a-Dale], William Lovery [high sheriff of Nottingham], Roy Coulson [the jester], Billie Bennett [Marion’s servant], Merrill McCormick [Prince John’s henchman], Wilson Benge [Prince John’s henchman]; Charles Stevens
Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corporation production; distributed by United Artists Corporation. / Produced by Douglas Fairbanks. Scenario by Elton Thomas (Douglas Fairbanks, Allan Dwan and Lotta Woods). Scenario editor, Lotta Woods. Research director, Doctor Arthur Woods. Supervising art director, Wilfred Buckland. Art direction by Irvin J. Martin and Edward M. Langley. Costume design by Leisen (Mitchell Leisen). Technical director, Robert Fairbanks. Assistant director, Richard Rosson. Cinematography by Arthur Edeson. Second cameraman, Charles Richardson. Edited by William Nolan. Music score by Victor Schertzinger. / © 1 November 1922 (as Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood) by Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corporation [LP18416]. Road show release in 1922. Premiered 18 October 1922 in Chicago, Illinois. General release, 28 January 1923. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Working title: The Spirit of Chivalry. Intended projection rate at twelve minutes per reel.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.4663.
Survival status: Print exists in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Betrayal - Loyalty - Royalty: Kings - United Kingdom: England - Weapons: Arrows, Bows
Listing updated: 24 September 2013.
References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F2 n. F2.4663; Bardèche-History pp. 212, 291; Bogdanovich-Dwan pp. 8, 53-65, 168; Bohn-Light pp. 81, 98, 174; Brownlow-Parade pp. 96, 102, 248, 249, 250-251, 252, 253, 254-257, 271; Card-Seductive pp. 12, 53-54, 55, 56; Carroll-Matinee p. 105; Cooper-Dark p. 201; Edmonds-BigU p. 119; Everson-American pp. 149, 175, 182g, 283, 291, 304, 306; FilmDaily-1923 pp. x, 16; Jensen-Lang p. 24; Kerr-Silent pp. 31, 32, 36, 250; Lahue-Gentlemen pp. 83, 89; Leish-Cinema pp. 55, 57; Limbacher-Feature p. 207; Paris-Brooks p. 181; Sherwood-Best pp. xvii, xviii, 185; Sinyard-Silent pp. 143, 145; Sklar-Movie p. 99; Smith-Colman pp. 80, 176; Sweeney-Coming pp. 36, 38; Vermilye-Twenties p. 94; Webb-Hollywood p. 87; Youngblood-Soviet p. 57 : Screenland-192204 p. 7.
Home video: DVD.