Robin Hood: Did You Know They Are Doing A TV Series With Robin Hood and His Band of Merry Men As Women?
|"Robin Hood" (1973).|
Ken Anderson worked on the story, and it is said that he wept when shown the finished product. The public adored seeing Robin Hood as an amiable Fox, though, and - with barely anyone noticing - a quiet revolution in animation was achieved.
|Robin Hood playing around.|
|A dancing rooster as our narrator.|
|The bare necess... oops. sorry. There are a lot of these types of similarities between "Robin Hood" and previous Disney films for reasons discussed below.|
|Skippy and Toby.|
|Little John and Robin.|
|Skippy meets Maid Marian.|
Viewers still enjoyed the film, and it received an Academy Award nomination for Best Song, but the art was in a retrograde phase at the studio. "Robin Hood" is a cute and colorful film that has adorable animals that kids love, while enough substance to keep adults watching.
|There's that mirror again!|
|Left is Robin Hood; right, a scene from Aristocats. The animators obviously were simply redrawing old scenes whenever possible to cut costs.|
|Thank you, boss!|
|Robin Hood rescuing Little John.|
|Aw, isn't that cute!|
Disney finally is releasing a Blu-ray version of "Robin Hood" on August 6, 2013, to commemorate the film's 40th Anniversary. Bonus material includes:
- Alternate Ending
- "Oo-de-lally" Disney Sing-Along Song
- Disney Song Selection
- Robin Hood Storybook
- Robin Hood Art Gallery
- "Ye Olden Days" Bonus Short