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Robin Hood: The Truth Behind Hollywood's Most Filmed Legend
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Did Robin Hood, Maid Marion and the Outlaws really exist?
Where did these tales originate from?
What is the amazing truth to the Legend and Myth?
In this film, best-selling author and award-winning filmmaker Philip Gardiner goes on an amazing journey into the heart of the timeless tale of the Hooded Man. He travels back thousands of years and unlocks the mystery and the myth. This film was shot on location in Sherwood Forest, England which is the very same place that Robin Hood and his band are said to have called their headquarters. Gardiner is joined by a cast of real life outlaws including the present day Robin Hood and Maid Marion. Featuring dramatic reconstructions and amazing Special Features with beautiful music, produced by James Earnshaw and musical group No Redemption, this film is a must see for all fans of real life adventure and fantasy.
Robin Hood: The Truth Behind Hollywood s Most Filmed Legend, 70 minutes plus Special Features, RYE 1073
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Top Customer Reviews
It's filmed quite nicely with present day actors in costume portraying Robin Hood, Maid Marion, and Robin's band of men. Excellent photos of artifacts, medieval ruins and the Sherwood Forest accompany the documentary. There are also sword fights, sober moments, and merriment between Robin and his group, keeping the viewer entertained. I never found myself bored and the 70+ minutes were over before I knew it. This film certainly rivals anything I've seen on the History channel.
During the documentary, Mr. Gardiner explores records in history, while comparing folklore against it to see whether or not Robin Hood truly lived. No stone is left unturned. So, was Robin Hood real or a mythological man? The viewer will have to judge for him/herself after watching this film. I tend to believe there's a little bit of Robin Hood in all of us.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I didn't care for this at all. I kept saying over and over "What does this have to do with Robin Hood."Published on July 7, 2014 by Barbara A Jones
This was a dreary little video with low production values
and questionable scholarship. I do not care for it.
And I doubt that you would either. Read more
It was great to get some in depth information on the origins of the Robin Hood tale. I walked away having an entirely new viewpoint. Check it out, you won't be disappointed.Published on January 15, 2013 by Benjamin Carter
Seeking to dissect reality from fable, "Robin Hood: The Truth Behind Hollywood's Most Filmed Legend" is a fascinating glimpse into both the man and the mystery. Read morePublished on June 22, 2010 by Kindle Customer
Who isn't somewhat intrigued by the notorious Robin Hood? Having just recently watched Russell Crowe in the latest silver screen portrayal of the legendary folk hero, I too was... Read morePublished on May 26, 2010 by Leann Harms