Douglas Fairbanks and Enid Bennett in the 1922 film Robin Hood. It wasn't actually the Fairbanks version I used to watch, though - I'm not that old - it was Richard Greene's.
Maid Marian was Robin Hood's girlfriend.
It occurs to me now that one of the ways Robin Hood's Merry Men kept themselves so very merry was by making up silly names for themselves. Will Scarlet was so called, for instance, because of the colour of his stockings; fat Friar Tuck was obviously fond of tucking in to a good meal; and (plainly not caring that sarcasm is the lowest form of wit) they gave that huge hulk of a Merry Man John the nickname Little.
I just hope that there was no sarcastic element involved in Maid Marian's name, that's all.
Word To Use Today: maid. This word is a shortened form of maiden. It comes from the Old English mægden, and is related, pleasingly, to the Old Norse mogr, which means young man.