Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Lovers: Robin Hood and Maid Marian

© 1938 Warner Bros.,
© 1973 Disney Enterprises,
© 1991 Morgan Creek Productions and Warner Bros.
Marian: You know you're very impudent.

Robin Hood: Me?

Marian: You are. And when my real guardian King Richard finds out about your being in love with me...

Robin Hood: I know, he'll make me court jester.

Marian: He won't. He'll stick your funny head on London's Gate.

Robin Hood: A very fine decoration it will be, my bold Norman beauty.

Marian: I'm not bold.

Robin Hood: But you're a Norman... And you are a beauty. You are the most beautiful...

Marian: And you're leaving here at once. Please darling! Every minute you're here, you're in danger.

Robin Hood: I know...

One of the most famous stories of all time is the tale of Robin Hood. The story of Robin and Maid Marian have been adapted in literature over the centuries in many ways.

From the ballads of the 15th century, and the oral tales upon which they were based, to the written stories from the 17th century on, to the motion pictures and television programs based upon Robin and his exploits, the story has lasted for generations.

With all the action and adventure in the tales of Robin and his Merry Men, there is also the love story involving the famous outlaw, and the lovely Main Marian.

For many, the love story of Robin Hood and Maid Marian is their favorite. What's your favorite?

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