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one_CD
fun_NN
activity_NN
for_IN
parents_NNS
during_IN
the_DT
holidays_NNS
is_BEZ
to_TO
suggest_VB
an_DT
old_JJ
film_NN
and_CC
see_VB
if_CS
they_PP
can_MD
interest_NN
their_PP$
kids_NNS
._.
although_CS
black-and-white_JJ
films_NNS
are_BER
frequently_RB
viewed_VBN
as_IN
suspect_NN
,_,
ones_NNS
in_IN
color_NN
are_BER
greeted_VBN
with_IN
more_DT
of_IN
an_DT
open_JJ
mind_NN
._.
and_CC
if_CS
you_PP
can_MD
find_VB
a_DT
colorful_JJ
action_NN
film_NN
,_,
even_RB
if_CS
it_PP
is_BEZ
from_IN
six_CD
decades_NNS
ago_RB
,_,
then_RB
there_EX
is_BEZ
a_DT
real_JJ
possibility_NN
of_IN
a_DT
take_VB
home_NN
hit_VBD
._.
so_RB
it_PP
was_BEDZ
in_IN
our_PP$
family_NN
when_CS
we_PP
wandered_VBD
over_IN
to_IN
the_DT
classic_JJ
section_NN
of_IN
our_PP$
local_JJ
video_NN
store_NN
the_DT
other_JJ
day_NN
and_CC
picked_VBD
up_RP
a_DT
copy_NN
of_IN
the_DT
adventures_NNS
of_IN
robin_NP
hood_NP
,_,
a_DT
high_JJ
spirited_JJ
version_NN
of_IN
the_DT
walter_NP
scott_NP
story_NN
._.
nominated_VBN
for_IN
the_DT
1938_CD
academy_NN
award_NN
for_IN
best_JJS
picture_NN
and_CC
winner_NN
of_IN
three_CD
oscars_NNS
for_IN
erich_NP
wolfgang_NP
korngold_NN
's_POS
melodramatic_JJ
music_NN
,_,
ralph_NP
dawson_NP
's_POS
fast_JJ
paced_VBD
editing_NN
and_CC
carl_NP
jules_NNS
weyl_???
's_MD
lush_JJ
sets_NNS
,_,
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
probably_RB
best_RBS
remembered_VBD
for_CS
errol_NN
flynn_NP
's_POS
charismatic_JJ
acting_NN
as_IN
sir_NN
robin_NP
of_IN
locksley_NP
,_,
a_DT
._.
k_NN
._.
a_DT
._.
robin_NP
hood_NP
._.
flynn_NP
,_,
with_IN
his_PP$
handsome_JJ
figure_NN
and_CC
toothy_JJ
smile_NN
,_,
charms_NNS
the_DT
audience_NN
while_CS
clearly_RB
having_HVG
a_DT
high_JJ
old_JJ
time_NN
himself_PPX
._.
let_VBN
me_NN
cut_NN
to_IN
the_DT
chase_NN
and_CC
say_VB
that_DT
the_DT
tape_NN
was_BEDZ
indeed_RB
popular_JJ
in_IN
the_DT
rhodes_NP
household_NN
._.
the_DT
littlest_NN
rhodes_NP
,_,
jeffrey_NP
,_,
age_NN
8_CD
,_,
liked_VBD
it_PP
so_RB
much_RB
that_CS
he_PP
viewed_VBD
it_PP
at_IN
least_DT
three_CD
times_NNS
and_CC
maybe_RB
more_DT
._.
i'll_???
let_VBN
him_PP
discuss_VB
his_PP$
fascination_NN
with_IN
the_DT
picture_NN
in_IN
his_PP$
usual_JJ
section_NN
at_IN
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
the_DT
review_NN
._.
simply_RB
stated_VBN
,_,
the_DT
film_NN
derives_VBZ
its_PP$
success_NN
from_IN
being_BEG
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
of_IN
its_PP$
genre_NN
,_,
the_DT
swashbuckler_NN
._.
robin_NP
,_,
with_IN
a_DT
smile_NN
from_IN
ear-to-ear_JJ
,_,
fights_NNS
off_IN
a_DT
hundred_NN
men_NNS
without_IN
a_DT
scratch_NN
._.
although_CS
the_DT
picture_NN
can_MD
be_BE
considered_VBN
as_IN
little_DT
more_DT
than_CS
a_DT
1930_CD
's_BEZ
james_NP
bond_NN
,_,
the_DT
production_NN
values_NNS
and_CC
the_DT
acting_JJ
raise_VB
it_PP
above_IN
that_DT
level_NN
._.
robin_NP
hood_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
classic_JJ
story_NN
of_IN
rich_JJ
and_CC
poor_JJ
._.
robin_NP
steals_VBZ
from_IN
the_DT
rich_JJ
and_CC
gives_VBZ
to_TO
the_DT
poor_JJ
as_IN
every_DT
schoolchild_NN
knows_VBZ
._.
in_IN
this_DT
movie_NN
,_,
however_RB
,_,
he_PP
seems_VBZ
much_DT
less_DT
interested_JJ
in_IN
income_NN
redistribution_NN
than_CS
in_IN
fighting_NN
for_IN
his_PP$
king_NN
and_CC
country_NN
._.
robin_NP
,_,
with_IN
his_PP$
courage_NN
and_CC
athletic_JJ
skills_NNS
,_,
serves_VBZ
as_CS
a_DT
role_NN
model_NN
for_IN
kids_NNS
._.
and_CC
with_IN
the_DT
lovely_JJ
olivia_NP
de_NP
havilland_NP
playing_VBG
the_DT
dreamy-eyed_JJ
lady_NN
marian_NP
fitzswalter_NN
,_,
the_DT
story_NN
has_HVZ
heavy_JJ
romantic_JJ
overtones_NNS
._.
filmed_JJ
in_IN
the_DT
typical_JJ
,_,
richly_RB
oversaturated_VBN
colors_NNS
produced_VBN
by_IN
early_JJ
technicolor_NN
,_,
the_DT
flesh_NN
tones_NNS
are_BER
overly_RB
pink_JJ
and_CC
there_RB
few_DT
color_NN
subtleties_NNS
,_,
which_WDT
match_VB
perfectly_RB
the_DT
wonderfully_RB
exaggerated_JJ
acting_VBG
of_IN
the_DT
players_NNS
._.
in_IN
scene_NN
after_IN
scene_NN
the_DT
picture_NN
charms_NNS
the_DT
audience_NN
._.
who_WP
wouldn't_MD
fall_VB
for_IN
robin_NP
as_IN
he_PP
shows_VBZ
up_RP
incognito_NP
to_IN
win_NN
the_DT
archery_NN
contest_NN
,_,
even_RB
if_CS
the_DT
outcome_NN
is_BEZ
so_RB
clearly_RB
preordained_VBN
._.
and_CC
,_,
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
he_PP
doesn't_DOZ
just_RB
win_VB
,_,
he_PP
does_DOZ
so_RB
by_IN
splitting_VBG
the_DT
other_JJ
man_NN
's_POS
arrow_NN
._.
watching_VBG
the_DT
picture_NN
today_RB
does_DOZ
provide_VB
some_DT
jarring_NN
moments_NNS
._.
sherlock_NP
holmes_NP
as_IN
the_DT
villain_NN
,_,
sir_NN
guy_NP
of_IN
gisbourne_NP
,_,
for_IN
example_NN
,_,
just_RB
doesn't_DOZ
seem_VB
right_JJ
,_,
even_RB
if_CS
basil_NP
rathbone_NN
did_DOD
have_HV
a_DT
real-life_JJ
identity_NN
outside_IN
of_IN
his_PP$
most_DT
famous_JJ
role_NN
._.
and_CC
then_RB
there_EX
are_BER
those_DT
wigs_NNS
from_IN
the_DT
makeup_NN
department_NN
--_???
so_RB
bad_JJ
,_,
they_PP
look_VB
like_IN
rejects_VBZ
from_IN
a_DT
mel_NP
brooks_NP
comedy_NN
._.
as_CS
was_BEDZ
popular_JJ
in_IN
the_DT
cinema_NN
of_IN
that_DT
era_NN
,_,
people_NN
die_VB
with_IN
the_DT
most_DT
gentle_JJ
prick_NN
of_IN
the_DT
sword_NN
and_CC
without_IN
any_DT
nasty_JJ
,_,
bloody_JJ
holes_NNS
to_IN
spoil_NN
the_DT
wardrobe_NN
or_CC
the_DT
looks_VBZ
._.
bad_JJ
guys_NNS
are_BER
banished_VBN
rather_RB
than_CS
killed_VBN
,_,
and_CC
lovers_NNS
go_VB
off_RP
hand-in-hand_NN
,_,
doing_DOG
nothing_PN
more_RBR
explicitly_RB
sexual_JJ
than_CS
kissing_VBG
._.
the_DT
result_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
wonderful_JJ
fairy_NN
tale_NN
of_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
with_IN
delightful_JJ
,_,
cartoonish_JJ
figures_NNS
._.
hollywood_NP
rarely_RB
makes_VBZ
such_DT
high_JJ
quality_NN
family_NN
films_NNS
like_IN
this_DT
anymore_RB
,_,
so_RB
try_VB
to_IN
savor_NP
the_DT
old_JJ
ones_NNS
when_CS
you_PP
can_MD
._.
the_DT
adventures_NNS
of_IN
robin_NP
hood_NP
runs_VBZ
42_CD
:_:
42_CD
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
rated_VBN
,_,
but_CC
containing_VBG
absolutely_RB
nothing_PN
offensive_JJ
,_,
it_PP
would_MD
get_VB
a_DT
g_NN
rating_NN
and_CC
is_BEZ
fine_JJ
for_IN
all_PDT
ages_NNS
._.
jeffrey_NP
thinks_VBZ
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
"_"
great_JJ
"_"
and_CC
gives_VBZ
it_PP
*_???
*_???
*_???
*_???
._.
he_PP
recommends_VBZ
the_DT
movie_NN
particularly_RB
for_IN
people_NN
who_WP
do_DO
not_XNOT
likely_JJ
bloody_JJ
pictures_NNS
--_???
he_PP
hates_VBZ
the_DT
sight_NN
of_IN
blood_NN
in_IN
movies_NNS
._.
his_PP$
favorite_JJ
parts_NNS
are_BER
the_DT
battles_NNS
and_CC
the_DT
ending_NN
,_,
and_CC
his_PP$
favorite_JJ
characters_NNS
are_BER
robin_NP
and_CC
king_NN
richard_NP
(_(
ian_NP
hunter_NN
)_)
._.