• Short Summary

    Men dressed as Robin Hood and his merry men hold Nottingham to ransom for charity.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Robin Hood" and His Merry Men once again seize the City and hold the Mayor and Sheriffs to ransom, but this time for the Hospitals to raise £10,000. Nottingham Exchange Building, Nottinghamshire.

    Robin Hood and his merry men pose with their bows and arrows pointed at the camera and laugh. The camera pans across them to a man dressed as Maid Marion, they all chant something. Various shots as they carry the mayor out at shoulder height and cheer. They carry a policeman off as well. M/S of the mayor and policeman sat with another man in a van. L/S as Robin stands on the roof of the van and chants or sings to the crowd. L/S as they drive off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:42:00 / 01:40:16:00
    G 965

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The location is the Nottingham Exchange Building.

    What we see here is a Rag Week stunt involving the students of University College, Nottingham.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks. A fine effort from all involved in the event.

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