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Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960)


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Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960)

Overview

Production co: Yeoman Films Ltd., Hammer Film Productions, Columbia Pictures Corporation

82 min (Italy) 26 December 1960 (UK)

Library synopsis: [En] Robin Hood helps a traveler assaulted by Sheriff of Nottingham’s men, and listening his last words, he understand that the sheriff is organizing a plot against the King. After extensive research, Robin manages to eliminate the plan. The sheriff of Nottingham dies, and Robin Hood married Lady Marian.

Durector:

Cult stars: Richard Greene, Sarah Branch, Peter Cushing, Oliver Reed, Nigel Green

Cult relevance index: 6.4 / 10

Note:  Richard Greene was the only actor to reprise his role from the TV series. The other roles were played by an entirely new set of actors.  |  Version of Robin Hood (1912) (Short), Robin Hood (1913), Robin Hood (1922), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952), The Ribald Tales of Robin Hood (1969) [pn], Robin Hood (1973).

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Essential inner links and references

Star Ciné Vaillance [France / A. 4 - Nr. 17 - 26 May 1962] (pn)  |  The Hammer Story [UK / 1997] (bk)  | Hammer & Dintorni [Italy / June 1990] (bk)  |  House of Horror – The Complete Hammer Films Story [UK / 1973] (bk)  |  Amarcord [Italy / A. 2 - Nr. 7 - March-April 1997] (mg)  |  Exciting Cinema [UK / Vol. 2 - Nr. 1 - 1972] (mg)  |  Quatermass – Antologia del Cine Fantastico Britanico [Spain / Nr. 6 - Summer 2004] (bk)  |  Terror Fantastic [Spain / A. 3 - Nr. 25 - October 1973](mg)  |  Midnight Marquee [USA / Nr. 54 - Summer 1997] (mg)  |  Midnight Marquee [USA / Nr. 54 - Summer 1997] (mg)  |  Monster Bis [France / Nr. 124 - Hammer, Amicus, Tigon] (fz)  |  Monster Bis [France / Nr. 118 - Les Crossovers Cinematographiques] (fz)  |  Vampir [West Germany / Nr. 4 - July 1973] (fz)  |  The House That Hammer Built [Full series] (fz)  |  Dark Terrors [Full series] (fz)

Terence Fisher

Terence Fisher – Horror, Myth and Religion [USA / 2002] (bk)  |  Cinefantastique [USA / Vol. 4 - Nr. 3 - 1975] (mg)  |  Midi – Minuit Fantastique [France / Nr. 1 - May-June 1962] (mg)  |  Midi – Minuit Fantastique [France / Nr. 10-11 - Winter 1964-1965] (mg)  |  Midi – Minuit Fantastique [France / Nr. 7 - September 1963] (mg)  |  Quatermass – Antologia del Cine Fantastico Britanico [Spain / Nr. 6 - Summer 2004] (bk)  |  Terror Fantastic [Spain / A. 1 - Nr. 3 - December 1971] (mg)  |  Mad Movies [France / Nr. 4 - March 1973] (fz)  |  Cine Zine Zone [France / Nr. 31 - 19 June 1988] (fz)

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CertificationFinland:K-12 / Sweden:Btl / UK:U / West Germany:12
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Release dateUK 26 December 1960 | USA 18 January 1961 (Brooklyn, New York) | USA 25 January 1961 | Sweden 22 February 1961 | Finland 17 March 1961 | France 1 April 1961 | Italy June 1961 | Denmark 12 October 1961
Also known asSword of Sherwood Forest UK (original title) | Das Schwert des Robin Hood West Germany | Gli arcieri di Sherwood Italy | Ormanlar hâkiminin maceralari Turkey (Turkish title) | Robin Hood - O Invencível Brazil | Robin Hoodin uudet seikkailut Finland | Sverdet i Sherwood-skogen Norway | To spathi tou Roben Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
Filming locationsArdmore Studios, Herbert Road, Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland | Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, County Wicklow, Ireland
Box office/businessCopyright Holder: © MCMLX by Hammer Film Productions Ltd | Filming Dates: 23 May 1960 - 8 July 1960
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Distribution companyColumbia Pictures Corporation (1960) (UK) (theatrical) | Columbia Pictures (1961) (USA) (theatrical) | Ceiad (Italy) (theatrical) | LK-TEL Vídeo (Brazil) (VHS) | RCA/Columbia Pictures Video Ltd. (1988) (UK) (VHS) | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (2010) (USA) (DVD) | Video Collection International (1991) (UK) (VHS)
RuntimeUK: 80 min | Italy: 82 min | France: 79 min
Technical specificationsSound Mix: Mono (RCA Sound Recording) | Color: Color (Eastmancolor) | Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1 | Film negative format (mm/video inches): 35 mm | Cinematographic process: MegaScope | Printed film format: 35 mm

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