1938: The Adventures of Robin Hood - The Lovable Rogue that Changed Cinema
by One Hundred Years of Cinema
In this video essay, One Hundred Years of Cinema traces the origins of one of what has become one most popular character archetypes in cinema history—the lovable rogue— highlighting Romantic-era literature and Michael Curtiz’s 1938 adventure film Robin Hood as sources that helped solidify this character’s enduring charm.
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