MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 16,159 this week

Zorro Rides Again (1937)

Approved  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  20 November 1937 (USA)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 196 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 8 critic

The California-Yucatan Railroad, being built for the good of Mexico, is under siege by a gang of terrorists hoping to force its sale; no one can prove their connection to profiteer Marsden.... See full summary »

Writers:

(original screenplay), (original screenplay), 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2071 titles
created 10 Aug 2011
 
a list of 38 titles
created 16 Aug 2011
 
a list of 11 titles
created 02 Jul 2012
 
Z
a list of 121 titles
created 28 Nov 2012
 
a list of 181 titles
created 13 Jan 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Zorro Rides Again (1937)

Zorro Rides Again (1937) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Zorro Rides Again.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Sci-Fi | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Flash and his friends return to planet Mongo for an antidote to the Purple Death. But Ming the Merciless has other plans for them...

Directors: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor
Stars: Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton
Dick Tracy I (1937)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective's brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick.

Directors: Alan James, Ray Taylor
Stars: Ralph Byrd, Kay Hughes, Smiley Burnette
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Mexico, 1840s. When the new Spanish Governor begins to grind the peasants under his heel, wealthy landowner Don Diego Vega follows in his late father's footsteps and becomes Zorro, the ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: George Hamilton, Lauren Hutton, Brenda Vaccaro
Adventure | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A newspaper publisher and his Korean servant fight crime as vigilantes who pose as a notorious masked gangster and his aide.

Directors: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor
Stars: Gordon Jones, Wade Boteler, Keye Luke
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Federal agent John Tipton heads for Wyoming to supervise the vote on whether to join the Union. One group of locals is using dynamite to terrorize the populace and a local newspaper editor is killed.

Director: Joseph Kane
Stars: John Wayne, Ann Rutherford, Harry Woods
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

To protect a magic talisman from being used for evil, a boy is given the power to become an adult superhero with a single magic word.

Directors: John English, William Witney
Stars: Tom Tyler, Frank Coghlan Jr., William 'Billy' Benedict
The Phantom (1943)
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Professor Davidson (Frank Shannon) and his daughter Diana (Jeanne Bates)search Africa for the Lost City of Zoloz, reputed to be the source of a large hidden treasure. Also searching is a ... See full summary »

Director: B. Reeves Eason
Stars: Tom Tyler, Jeanne Bates, Ernie Adams
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.

Directors: Elmer Clifton, John English
Stars: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill
The Shadow (1940)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The Shadow battles a villain known as The Black Tiger, who has the power to make himself invisible and is trying to take over the world with his death ray.

Director: James W. Horne
Stars: Victor Jory, Veda Ann Borg, Roger Moore
Sci-Fi | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Crash Corrigan, a recent graduate of Annapolis, and Diana, a go-getting reporter, join Professor Norton for a search for the source of a string of earthquakes, Atlantis. They ride Prof. ... See full summary »

Directors: B. Reeves Eason, Joseph Kane
Stars: Ray Corrigan, Lois Wilde, Monte Blue
Adventure | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A mad scientist tries to sell his formula for a dist integrating gas to foreign powers.

Directors: Alan James, William Witney
Stars: Ralph Byrd, Bela Lugosi, Maxine Doyle
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

It's 1865 and the telegraph is heading west. George Crane, wanting to keep law and order out of his territory, is out to stop the construction. The engineer on the job is Ken Mason and he ... See full summary »

Director: Fred C. Brannon
Stars: Clayton Moore, Pamela Blake, Roy Barcroft
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Helen Christian ...
Reed Howes ...
Phillip Andrews
Duncan Renaldo ...
Renaldo
...
J.A. Marsden
Richard Alexander ...
Brad Dace aka El Lobo
John Carroll ...
James Vega
Nigel De Brulier ...
Don Manuel Vega [Ch. 1] (as Nigel de Brulier)
Bob Kortman ...
Henchman Trellinger (as Robert Kortman)
Jack Ingram ...
Henchman Carter
Roger Williams ...
Henchman Manning
Edmund Cobb ...
Henchman Larkin [Chs. 2-3]
Mona Rico ...
Tom London ...
O'Shea [Ch. 1]
Harry Strang ...
O'Brien [Ch. 10]
Jerry Frank ...
Duncan - Pilot
Edit

Storyline

The California-Yucatan Railroad, being built for the good of Mexico, is under siege by a gang of terrorists hoping to force its sale; no one can prove their connection to profiteer Marsden. Manuel Vega, aged co-owner, calls in the aid of his nephew James, great-grandson of the original Zorro. Alas, James seems more adept at golf than derring-do; but after he arrives, Zorro rides again! Can one black-clad man on horseback defeat a gang supplied with airplanes and machine guns? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

ZORRO - Crack shot, super swordsman...known to few, his iron hand is felt by all who dare defy the law! (original print ad) See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 November 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le retour de Zorro  »

Box Office

Budget:

$110,753 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes) | (part 1: 92'/part 2: 78')

Sound Mix:

(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Chapter Titles:
  • 1. Death from the Sky


  • 2. The Fatal Minute


  • 3. Juggernaut


  • 4. Unmasked


  • 5. Sky Pirates


  • 6. The Fatal Shot


  • 7. Burning Embers


  • 8. Plunge of Peril


  • 9. Tunnel of Terror


  • 10. Trapped


  • 11. Right of Way


  • 12. Retribution


See more »

Goofs

In Episode 7, Zorro gives Joyce Andrews the revolver from his left holster and then he is upstairs and the building is on fire there. In Episode 8, Zorro escapes from the burning building and now has both revolvers in the holsters, but has had no contact with Joyce Andrews since he gave her one of his revolvers. In Episode 8, the water flow is restored after the villains had shut off the valve. But Zorro had left the control room without opening the valve. See more »

Quotes

Joyce Andrews: Murdered! Brutally murdered by this fiend who calls himself El Lobo. He isn't human I tell you. An old man and a little boy - no employee of this company is safe!
Phillip Andrews: But sis...
Joyce Andrews: Oh, if there were only a man like your great-uncle Zorro, Don Manuel. He would know what to do with such as El Lobo
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Zorro kamcili süvari (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

A BEAUTIFUL SHADE OF BLUE
Written by Walter Hirsch, Lou Handman
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Zorro "Sings" Again?
13 September 1999 | by (Gloucester, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

The first of the many serials based on the Zorro character released by Republic during the 30s and 40s.

In this one John Carroll (before going on to bigger and better things) plays the hero and his mild-mannered alter ego James Vega. Noah Beery Sr. is wasted as the Marsden, the head bad guy trying to take over the California/Yukatan Railroad. He basically never leaves his office and only appears to radio instructions to his henchman led by Richard Alexander and Robert Kortman.

As usual in Republic serials, the stunt work in this one is great. Yakima Canutt visibly doubles the hero and performs some dangerous horse to train transfers among others.

All in all it isn't bad. The only problem I had with it was the inclusion of a couple of songs for Zorro to warble as he galloped across the range. A tip of the hat to the singing cowboys of the day, I suppose.


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Does anybody own a version of this serial from Platinum Disc Corp. pisces14
DVD versions jeffkb4
Let's hear it for the horses! dkelsey
Can anyone identify the airplane? dkelsey
Discuss Zorro Rides Again (1937) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?