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Old Hat – New from Nottingham

12 Apr

Errol and His “Liberty Hat” – A Perfect and Historic Combo:

www.nottinghampost.com…

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— Gentleman Tim

 
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  1. zacal

    April 13, 2015 at 4:23 pm

    It looks like Robin Hood Flour incorporated Errol’s image to me. They’ve been around since 1909, so maybe they really do deserve the credit. I would have expected Fairbanks but there was a 1912 silent film about Robin and his image was and is instantly recognizable. I’m somewhat surprised no actor has tried a newer version of the hat. The Robin Hood inspired character Green Arrow evolved the hat to look more like a baseball cap, which many stars are happy to wear. flour.jpg

     
    • zacal

      April 13, 2015 at 4:24 pm

      Here’s an image from the 1912 Robin Hood.robin%2Bhood%2Bmarries%2Bmarian.jpg

       
 
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