The Adventures of Robin Hood
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Continuity mistake: During the first fight the fourth guard Robin Hood kills is the one who charges through the castle door. This guard is shot right in the heart causing him to clutch were the arrow is protruding from his heart as he dies with first his left hand and then his right hand on top of his left after he drops his sword. He then fall forwards, his body coming to rest face down, still clutching the arrow with both hands after it becomes still. But in the next scene his body is laying on his back facing up he is still clutching the arrow with his right hand but his left hand is laying by his side. Even if one of other guards had rolled him over it should have been his right hand that would have fallen off first, because it was on top of his left hand.

Continuity mistake: When Robin and Marian are in each other's arms in her boudoir, the angles change between close-ups. One moment they are starring in each other's eyes, the next they are 3-4 feet apart.


Continuity mistake: When Robin Hood and Marian are talking they are 4 to 5 feet apart. But in the close-ups they are practically touching shoulders. An obvious angle change to create intimate connection between them.


Maid Marian: Why, you speak treason.
Robin Hood: Fluently.

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Trivia: Listen carefully to the sounds the swords make during the final battle at Nottingham castle. When Robin and Sir Guy are fighting, they sound different (clanging as opposed to clicking) than all the other combatants. The reason for the discrepancy is simple. Errol Flynn and Basil Rathbone, both experienced performers, are using real steel swords for their one-on-one fight scenes, while everyone else is using plastic props.

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