The Adventures of Robin Hood (US BD) in August

Warner Home Video have announced the US Blu-ray Disc release of The Adventures of Robin Hood on 26th August 2008 priced at $28.99 SRP. Based on the classic legend of Sherwood Forest, The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) stars Errol Flynn alongside Olivia de Havilland and consummate screen villains Basil Rathbone and Claude Rains.

Features match the older HD DVD release and include:

  • 1080P 1.33:1 Full Frame
  • English, French and Spanish DD1.0 Mono
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Commentary by author and film historian Rudy Behlmer
  • "Warner Bros.' Night at the Movies 1938," introduced by Leonard Maltin, includes:
    • Angels with Dirty Faces Theatrical Trailer
    • Vintage Newsreel
    • Vintage Warner Bros. Musical short subject, "Freddie Rich and His Orchestra"
    • Vintage Warner Bros. cartoon, "Katnip Kollege" (HD)
  • 2 In-Depth Documentaries:
    • "Glorious Technicolor" Angela Lansbury narrates this hour-long celebration of this legendary colour filmmaking process
    • All-new 65th Anniversary documentary, "Welcome to Sherwood: The Story of The Adventures of Robin Hood"
  • Outtakes
  • "Robin Hood Through the Ages": Excerpts from the 1912 first screen adaptation, Douglas Fairbanks’ rousing 1922 Silent and this 1938 version – dubbed in German
  • "A Journey to Sherwood Forest" Basil Rathbone and Erich Wolfgang Korngold home movies shot during production
  • 2 Classic Cartoons: Rabbit Hood and Robin Hood Daffy (HD)
  • ”Splitting the Arrow”: Historical Art, Costume Designs, Scene Concept Drawings, Cast & Crew Photos, Publicity & Poster Galleries
  • 2 Vintage Short Subjects: Cavalcade of Archery and The Cruise of the Zaca
  • Breakdowns of 1938: Studio Blooper Reel
  • 3 Audio-Only Bonuses:
    • Music-only audio track showcasing the Oscar®-winning score
    • The Robin Hood Radio Show
    • Erich Wolfgang Korngold Piano Sessions
  • Errol Flynn Trailer Gallery

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