Tag Archives: The Adventures of Robin Hood

From Frazer to Fairbanks to Flynn – Robin Hood in Film (Remakes and the Early Days of Film, 5)

  From Frazer to Fairbanks to Flynn – Robin Hood in Film As recently as 2010, the character of Robin Hood appeared on the silver screen to steal from the rich, give to the poor, and chase Prince John from … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness Contest: GUESS the MAGNET!

Entry Task for today…  GUESS THE MAGNET! In order to win today’s SURPRISE Classic Movie Magnet, be the FIRST person to correctly TWEET the NAME of the SURPRISE MAGNET (FILM)! (US and Canada entries only please, sorry) Tweet the Answer: … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Character Actor Melville Cooper

Born October 15, 1896 Character Actor Melville Cooper! Plump-faced, droopy-eyed, Character Actor, Melville Cooper, appeared in over 100 film and TV roles — playing pompous ineffectual types — blunderers, cowards, thieves, disdainful servants, snobs. Most notably, he played the High … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Olivia de Havilland

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Olivia de Havilland, born July 1 in 1916! One of the more depressing things about this job, well, really the only depressing thing about this job is the fact that almost everyone I … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Basil Rathbone

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Basil Rathbone, born June 13 in 1892! Although the ever versatile South African born English actor portrayed variety of roles, his cad-like nature was always his character’s biggest appeal. ….. Basil Rathbone as the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 16 and 15 — You Can’t Take It with You (1938) and All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

16. You Can’t Take It with You (1938) Other Nominated Films: The Adventures of Robin Hood, Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Boys Town, The Citadel, Four Daughters, Grand Illusion, Jezebel, Pygmalion, Test Pilot My first exposure to You Can’t Take It With You was … Continue reading

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