When composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold
won the Academy Award for Best Original Score for this film, it was the first time that the award was given to the composer. Previously, the award was given to the head of the studio's music department, rather than the composer. See more
During the rescue of Robin from the gallows, Friar Tuck drives a cart across the street to block the way of the pursuers. When they crash into the cart, it is clearly seen that a stunt double is driving the cart. See more
In the year of Our Lord 1191 when Richard, the Lion-Heart, set forth to drive the infidels from the Holy Land, he gave the Regency of his Kingdom to his trusted friend, Longchamps, instead of to his treacherous brother, Prince John.
Bitterly resentful, John hoped for some disaster to befall Richard so that he, with the help of the Norman barons, might seize the throne for himself. And then on a luckless day for the Saxons...
Town Crier announcing capture of Richard
News has come from Vienna: "Leopold of Austria has seized...