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Son of Zorro (1947)

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A man returning home after having fought in the Civil War discovers that corrupt politicians have taken over the county and are terrorizing and shaking down the citizens. He dons the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
George Turner ...
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Kate Wells
Roy Barcroft ...
Henchman Boyd
Ed Cassidy ...
Sheriff Moody (as Edward Cassidy)
Ernie Adams ...
Judge Hyde
Stanley Price ...
Edmund Cobb ...
Stockton
Ken Terrell ...
George Thomas - Store Clerk
Wheaton Chambers ...
Caleb Baldwin [Chs. 2-3, 5, 9]
Fred Graham ...
Henchman Quirt [Ch. 4]
Eddie Parker ...
Melton [Chs. 10-11]
Si Jenks ...
Fred [Ch. 1]
Jack O'Shea ...
Henchman Hood [Ch. 10]
Jack Kirk ...
Charlie Grimes [Ch. 4]
Tom Steele ...
Henchman Leach [Chs. 5-6, 9]
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A man returning home after having fought in the Civil War discovers that corrupt politicians have taken over the county and are terrorizing and shaking down the citizens. He dons the costume of his ancestor, the famous Zorro, and sets out to bring them to justice. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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THE BOLDEST MAN IN THE WEST LIVES AGAIN...striking blow after blow against ruthless...reckless renegades!


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Release Date:

18 January 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Zorro Strikes Again  »

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$146,723 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(13 episodes) | (72 + 77' minutes)

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1.37 : 1
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  • 9. Shoot To Kill


  • 10. Den Of The Beast


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Clayton Moore as Zorro
29 January 2008 | by (Hamilton OHIO) – See all my reviews

I would like to comment on Ed Jones assumption that Clayton Moore went from being the Lone Ranger to Zorro. He had been a serial star at Republic for some time, prior to getting into television. Actually, it was the other way around. In his book, "I was the Masked Man," Moore tells how his agent used his performance in Ghost of Zorro, released in 1949 before the Lone Ranger TV series but in the same year, to get him the job. I believe it was the way his eyes looked behind the mask. Moore always had that intense look. However, in 1952, Moore did take a hiatus from the TV series (for reasons which were never quite made clear) and returned to Republic to make Zombies of the Stratesphere, one of the Commando Cody serials. He also made Son of Geronimo at Columbia.


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