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Ghost of Zorro (1949)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 24 March 1949 (USA)
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 »

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Hank Kilgore
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Moccasin
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George Crane (as Eugene Roth)
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Mulvaney - Ch. 3, 4
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Paul Hobson - Ch. 6, 7
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Jonathan R. White - Ch. 1, 10
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Mike Hodge
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Brace
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Fowler
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Doctor - Ch. 8
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Freight Agent - Ch. 1, 4
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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 is the grandson of Zorro. As Crane sends his men or Indians to stop the work, Mason repeatedly puts on the Zorro costume and rides to the rescue in this 12-chapter serial. Written by Maurice VanAuken <vanauken@comcast.net>

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THE DASHING SAGA OF DARING DANGEROUS DAYS! See more »


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24 March 1949 (USA)  »

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Zorro im Wilden Westen  »

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Budget:

$164,895 (estimated)
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(12 episodes) | (shortened) | (part 1: 74'/ part 2: 77')

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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CHAPTER TITLES: 1. Bandit Territory; 2. Forged Orders; 3. Robber's Agent; 4. Victims of Vengeance; 5. Gun Trap; 6. Deadline at Midnight; 7. Tower of Disaster; 8. Mob Justice; 9. Money Lure; 10. Message of Death; 11. Runaway Stagecoach; 12.Trail of Blood. See more »

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Chapter 10: Rita is seen outside, and when Zorro enters his cave, she is seen inside the cave with no shot of her entering. See more »

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Hank Kilgore: [to Crane] The job's being handled by some eastern dude named Ken Mason. He'll be easy pickins.
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Fair serial - routine except for Clayton Moore
26 May 2002 | by (Hamilton,Ontario Canada) – See all my reviews

The standard plot and acting are acceptable but the fight scenes lack the excitement of the earlier Republic serials because they are not under-cranked. Even the runaway coach scenes (the same shot repeated twice in the same serial for two different chases) are relatively unexciting. The shooting angles don't provide a sense of motion. Just look at the Lone Ranger serial by Republic and compare the riding scenes in the earlier serial to this one.

Best thing about the serial is George J. Lewis, playing a good guy.


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