Full page view
HISTORY

The complete title of this film as indicated on screen is Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood , though it is commonly referred to as simply Robin Hood . The film's premier engagement was the opening attraction at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre in Hollyood. The film was parodied in the two-reel comedies Rob'em Good (1923) starring Bull Montana and Big Moments From Little Pictures (1924) starring Will Rogers. For information on other films featuring the legendary character of "Robin Hood," please consult the entry for the 1938 Warner Bros. production The Adventures of Robin Hood , directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1931-40 ).
       The Film Year Book 1922-1923 named Robin Hood one of the year's "Ten ... More Less

The complete title of this film as indicated on screen is Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood , though it is commonly referred to as simply Robin Hood . The film's premier engagement was the opening attraction at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre in Hollyood. The film was parodied in the two-reel comedies Rob'em Good (1923) starring Bull Montana and Big Moments From Little Pictures (1924) starring Will Rogers. For information on other films featuring the legendary character of "Robin Hood," please consult the entry for the 1938 Warner Bros. production The Adventures of Robin Hood , directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1931-40 ).
       The Film Year Book 1922-1923 named Robin Hood one of the year's "Ten Best." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
5 Nov 22
p. 2.
Film Year Book
1922-1923
p. 349.
New York Times
31 Oct 22
p. Addenda, p. 15.
Photoplay
Jan 1923
p. 64.
Variety
20 Oct 22
p. 40.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood
Release Date:
28 January 1923
Premiere Information:
Hollywood opening: 18 October 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Douglas Fairbanks Pictures
Copyright Date:
1 November 1922
Copyright Number:
LP18416
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
10,680
Length(in reels):
11
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The Earl of Huntingdon accompanies King Richard on a crusade but returns to England when he learns of Prince John's efforts to secure the throne for himself. Under the name of Robin Hood he leads a group of men who "take from the rich; give to the poor." He rescues Lady Marian from Prince John's prison but is himself captured. The timely reappearance of King Richard returns Robin Hood to Lady Marian and foils the efforts of Prince ... +


The Earl of Huntingdon accompanies King Richard on a crusade but returns to England when he learns of Prince John's efforts to secure the throne for himself. Under the name of Robin Hood he leads a group of men who "take from the rich; give to the poor." He rescues Lady Marian from Prince John's prison but is himself captured. The timely reappearance of King Richard returns Robin Hood to Lady Marian and foils the efforts of Prince John. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

TOP SEARCHES

CASABLANCA

During World War II, Casablanca, Morocco is a waiting point for throngs of desperate refugees fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe. Exit visas, which are necessary to leave the country, are at ... >>

CITIZEN KANE

Seventy-year-old newspaper tycoon Charles Foster Kane dies in his palatial Florida home, Xanadu, after uttering the single word “Rosebud.” While watching a newsreel summarizing the years during which Kane ... >>

REAR WINDOW

Laid up with a broken leg during the height of summer, renowned New York magazine photographer L. B. “Jeff” Jeffries enters his last week of home confinement, bored and ... >>

RAGING BULL

In 1941, at a boxing match in Cleveland, Ohio, pandemonium breaks out when Jake La Motta, an up-and-coming young boxer, loses a decision to Jimmy Reeves, suffering his first ... >>

CITY LIGHTS

At an outdoor dedication ceremony, a tramp is discovered sleeping in the arms of a statue as it is being unveiled before a crowd. He is chased into ... >>

The American Film Institute is grateful to Sir Paul Getty KBE and the Sir Paul Getty KBE Estate for their dedication to the art of the moving image and their support for the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and without whose support AFI would not have been able to achieve this historical landmark in this epic scholarly endeavor.