Black Arrow (television) A wealthy lord in medieval England plans to murder one ward, marry another, and take over the property of both, but he is outwitted by the notorious Black Arrow. A television movie for The Disney Channel, first aired on January 6, 1985. Directed by John Hough. Based on the Robert Louis Stevenson story. Stars Oliver Reed (Sir Daniel Brackley), Fernando Rey (Earl of Warwick), Benedict Taylor (Richard Shelton), Stephan Chase (Black Arrow), Georgia Slowe (Lady Joanna), Donald Pleasence (Oates). Filmed on location in Spain. Released on video in 1985.