Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Welcome to Sherwood! More Than Just Men in Tights

When Warner Brothers started to make plans for a version of the legendary story of Robin Hood they planned to feature their main headliner, James Cagney as the man in green.  Yep, it's true.  They even marketed the upcoming movie with Cagney's name in a leading trade paper at the time.

However, it didn't work out and Flynn was in! And boy, aren't we, the classic movie viewer glad.  He was... IS Robin Hood. Olivia de Havilland IS Lady Marian Fitzwalter, though she too wasn't the only actress considered for the part.

All the backstory of this tantalizing tale is in the new book, Errol, Olivia & The Merry Men of Sherwood: The Making of The Adventures of Robin Hood, on sale now at Amazon! A fantastic price for some fantastic information about one of Hollywood's most-loved films.
Check it out at the link below!


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