Robin Hood & other ITC Swashbuckling Collectibles by John Buss


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Brand New book on Classic ITC Swashbuckling collectibles. Includes the ITC series: Robin Hood, William Tell, Sir Lancelot, Sir Francis Drake, Count of Monte Cristo, Scarlet Pimpernel, Sword of Freedom, and The Buccaneers. Any copies of this book purchased from this site can be personally autographed by the author.

From the mid-1950s through to the late 1970s Sir Lew Grade’s company ITC (Incorporated Television Company) were quite possibly the most dominant force in British television. The earliest series from this new company were predominantly swashbucklers or, more accurately, historical action-adventure shows. The Adventures of Robin Hood was the first of these shows. Proving to be extremely successful both in the UK and USA. It was soon followed by other shows of the same ilk. ITV channels in the UK quickly becoming dominated by not only Robin Hood, but other ITC programs including The Adventures of Sir Lancelot, William Tell, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel, The Buccaneers, Sword of Freedom and the last of ITC’s swashbucklers, Sir Francis Drake.