Robin Hood and the Pirates

Robin Hood and the Pirates (Italian: Robin Hood e i pirati) is a 1960 Italian adventure film directed by Giorgio Simonelli, and starring Lex Barker and Jackie Lane.[3][4]

Robin Hood and the Pirates
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Directed byGiorgio Simonelli
Screenplay by
Story byCarlo Infascelli[2]
Produced by
  • Leo Bomba
  • Carlo Infascelli[1]
CinematographyRaffaele Masciocchi[2]
Edited byDolores Tamburini[2]
Music byGuido Robuschi[2]
Finanziaria Cinematografica Italiana[1]
Release date
  • 24 December 1960 (1960-12-24) (Italy)


Robin Hood, the protagonist, leaves Sherwood Forest, and joins the pirates. After several fights and many adventures, he gets bored, and decides to return to his homeland. He discovers that his father has been killed, and that a usurper has taken the throne. He begins his life as fighter who defends the poor against the rich.



Robin Hood and the Pirates was released in Italy on 24 December 1960.[2] The film was released in the United States in 1964.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 141.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 140.
  3. ^ Roberto Poppi, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 2007. ISBN 8884405033.
  4. ^ Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti - Dizionario dei film. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 8860736269.


  • Kinnard, Roy; Crnkovich, Tony (2017). Italian Sword and Sandal Films, 1908-1990. McFarland. ISBN 978-1476662916.

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