Robin Hood (1922 movie)
|Directed by||Allan Dwan|
|Produced by||Douglas Fairbanks|
|Written by||Douglas Fairbanks|
Sam De Grasse
|Music by||Victor Schertzinger|
|Cinematography||Arthur Edeson & Charles Richardson|
|Edited by||William Nolan|
|Distributed by||United Artists|
|October 18, 1922|
|Box office||$1 million (US/Canada)|
The movie's full title is Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood. It was one of the most expensive movies of the 1920s. It cost about $1,000,000 to make. The movie is about the famous English outlaw. The movie received mostly good reviews.
In spite of the movie's careful construction, it received some negative responses. Vachel Lindsay thought the movie was "a heavy exhibit of armor that does not move." He thought it a failure because the first half of the movie was basically spectacle.
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- Vance, Jeffrey. 2008. Douglas Fairbanks. University of California Press.
- Zollo, Paul. 2002. Hollywood Remembered: An Oral History of Its Golden Age. Taylor Trade Publications.