FleischerFan wrote:Never understood the connection the studio saw between a British lord (Robin Hood was supposed to a member of the aristocracy) and the rural American Southern "bumpkin-ism" that runs through this picture.
That would be another case of Americanizing a European tale.
After catching a glimpse of this movie on The Disney Channel back in 1998, I finally got around to seeing it in its entirety in 2007.
Not the worst, just very mediocre.
Not surprisingly, it was made specifically to keep the flame burning during a tough time for the Disney studios. Being their first animated feature they had to approve and complete on their own, there was clearly no confidence in doing anything they hadn't already done before.