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After a four-year moratorium, Robin Hood returned to stores on VHS on July 12, 1991, and the VHS was later re-packaged as part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection starting in 1994. This video marked the first time ever when the film was priced at $24.99.

On July 13, 1999, Robin Hood's 1999 re-issue on video was one of the last official releases within the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection, along with Alice in Wonderland. It was discontinued on January 31, 2000, and replaced by its Gold Classic Collection counterpart.


Synopsis

1991 VHS

The legend of Robin Hood... one of the most cherished stories of all time is brought magically to life as only Disney can do! The spirit of fun and romance abounds as Robin Hood, the swashbuckling hero of Sherwood Forest, and his valiant sidekick, Little John, plot one daring adventure after another! Maidens and minstrels look to Robin and his band of merry men to outwit the greedy Prince John and his sniveling partner, Sir Hiss, as they put the tax squeeze on their poor, hardworking loyal subjects. Wonderfully enchanting storytelling, delightful music and brilliant Disney animation make Robin Hood a treasure your whole family will enjoy again and again!

1994-1999 VHS

Romance, swashbuckling adventure and unforgettable characters make the story of Robin Hood an all-time favorite! The animal kingdom serves up a feast of bowmanship, swordplay and daring deeds in Disney's classic version of this timeless medieval tale. England is at war and ruled by a phony king! Greedy Prince John and his slithering sidekick, Sir Hiss are taxing Nottingham's residents to the limit. But roguish Robin Hood, along with his trusted companion Little John and his devoted band of merry men, hatch one exciting adventure after another to outfox the prince. Robin won't rest until he wins the hand of fair Lady Marian and restores King Richard to the throne! Superb storytelling, wonderful animation and sensational songs make Robin Hood a magical movie for kids of all ages!

Supplements

1991 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Red warning screens September 1984
2 Walt Disney Home Video logo October 4, 1986
3 Video preview for The Jungle Book July 12, 1991
4 Video preview for The Rescuers Down Under March 15, 1991
5 Feature Presentation April 18, 1989
6 Walt Disney Classics logo September 28, 1989
7 Robin Hood November 8, 1973

1992 re-prints of the video do not have any previews, and the warning screens are different.

1994 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens September 7, 1991
2 Walt Disney Home Video logo
Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo
October 4, 1986 (Version 1)
October 28, 1994 (Version 2)
3 Trailer for The Brave Little Toaster October 28, 1994
4 Feature Presentation November 1991
5 Full Screen Format Disclamer January 22, 1994
6 Robin Hood November 8, 1973

1994 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens September 7, 1991
2 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo October 28, 1994
3 Promo for the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection October 28, 1994
4 Trailer for The Brave Little Toaster October 28, 1994
5 Promo for the Walt Disney Family Film Collection October 28, 1994
6 Feature Presentation November 1991
7 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 22, 1994
8 Robin Hood November 8, 1973

1995 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens September 7, 1991
2 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection Classics logo October 28, 1994
3 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo September 6, 1995
4 Trailer for The Brave Little Toaster October 28, 1994
5 Promo for the Walt Disney Family Film Collection October 28, 1994
6 Feature Presentation October 25, 1994
7 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 22, 1994
8 Robin Hood November 8, 1973

1996 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens September 7, 1991
2 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo October 28, 1994
3 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo February 28, 1996
4 Walt Disney Family Film Collection promo Q2 1996
5 Video preview for Aladdin and the King of Thieves January 9, 1996
6 Feature Presentation October 25, 1994
7 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 22, 1994
8 Robin Hood November 8, 1973

1997 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens September 7, 1991
2 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo October 28, 1994
3 Trailer for Jungle 2 Jungle July 1997
4 Promo for Disney's Animated Storybook: 101 Dalmatians November 1996
5 Feature Presentation October 25, 1994
6 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 22, 1994
7 Robin Hood November 8, 1973

1998 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens October 21, 1997
2 Walt Disney Home Video logo November 1991
3 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo March 31, 1998
4 Video preview for Melody Time March 3, 1998
5 Video preview for The Spirit of Mickey March 31, 1998
6 Trailer for The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars March 3, 1998
7 Trailer for Kiki's Delivery Service March 31, 1998
8 Feature Presentation October 25, 1994
9 Robin Hood November 8, 1973

1999 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens October 21, 1997
2 Walt Disney Home Video logo November 1991
3 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo July 14, 1998
4 Trailer for Madeline: Lost in Paris March 9, 1999
5 Feature Presentation November 1991
6 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo October 28, 1994
7 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 22, 1994
8 Robin Hood November 8, 1973

1999 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens October 21, 1997
2 Walt Disney Home Video logo November 1991
3 Trailer for Madeline: Lost in Paris (Version 2) May 25, 1999
4 Video preview for The Great Mouse Detective July 13, 1999
5 Trailer for Beauty and the Beast: Tales of Friendship July 13, 1999
6 Trailer for Hercules: Zero to Hero July 13, 1999
7 Feature Presentation November 1991
8 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo October 28, 1994
9 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 22, 1994
10 Alice in Wonderland or Robin Hood 1951-1973

Advertised on:

1995 VHS

  1. A Goofy Movie (1995 VHS)
  2. Cinderella (1995 VHS)
  3. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1996 VHS)

1996 VHS

  1. Pocahontas (1996 VHS)
  2. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1996 VHS)
  3. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1996 VHS) (rare later copies)

1998 VHS

  1. Walt Disney Film Classics: The Don Knotts Collection
  2. Melody Time (1998 VHS)
  3. Lady and the Tramp (1998 VHS)
  4. The Spirit of Mickey (VHS)
  5. Schoolhouse Rock: Money Rock (1998 VHS)

1999 VHS

  1. The Rescuers (1999 VHS)
  2. 101 Dalmatians (1999 VHS)
  3. Frank and Ollie (1999 VHS)
  4. A Bug's Life (1999 VHS)
  5. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1999 VHS)
  6. Flik's Musical Adventure at Disney's Animal Kingdom

In Other Countries

Country of origin Release date
Japan January 25, 1990
UK August 1992
Australia May 28, 1993
USA (Spanish dub) April 14, 1995
South Korea October 1997

Television broadcasts

During sales of the 1991 VHS, Robin Hood aired on the Disney Channel from July to August 1993, then again on November 13, 1994 and several more times in 1995.

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