“Underneath this little stone
Lies Robert Earl of Huntington;
No other archer was so good –
And people called him Robin Hood.
Such outlaws as he and his men
Will England never see again.”
There is a wretched current movie retelling the tale of Robin Hood and getting well-earned dismal reviews. The above modern trailer for The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) gives us an idea of the type of swashbuckling entertainment the film industry was capable of eight decades ago. Someone will eventually realize that the formula, witty dialogue, good values, good guys, bad guys, romance, some humor and lots of well-staged action, still will work with audiences, and that man or woman will become very rich indeed.