Zorro (1957–1959)

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Don Diego de la Vega opposes the corrupt tyrants of Spanish California as the masked swordsman, Zorro.

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 Don Diego de la Vega / ... (82 episodes, 1957-1961)
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The only son of Don Alejandro returns to 1820s California to fight the corrupt local military. He plays the foppish dandy by day and the masked swordsman Zorro who slashes "Z"s everywhere by night. His horses (black and white) are Tornado and Phantom. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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The Laurel and Hardy like teaming of Henry Calvin and Gene Sheldon (Sergeant Garcia and Bernardo) was such a hit that when production on this series ceased, Disney held on to the pair (in case this series would resume) by using them in two feature films, Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus (1960) and Babes in Toyland (1961). See more »

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Garcia: [to Cpl. Reyes] The next time I want some idiot to guard a prisoner, I shall do it myself!
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Walt Disney's ZORRO!!!--STARRING GUY WILLIAMS!!!
31 July 2001 | by (RESEARCHKING) – See all my reviews

What if an actor was tall, dark, and handsome? And what if the actor had learned to act in bit parts in movies with actors like Tyrone Power, Victor Mature, and Raymond Massey? And what if the actor could handle a sword???

It all adds up to Walt Disney's ZORRO!!!--STARRING GUY WILLIAMS!!! Guy Williams as both Zorro and alter ego Don Diego De La Vega is better than all the actors who played the role before and after him, taller than Tyrone Power, better looking than Douglas Fairbanks, and taller, better looking, and better with a sword than Antonio Banderas!

Walt Disney controlled every aspect of this 1950s black and white tv show--the black and white photography is the show's greatest weakness, and the new colorized versions on the Disney Channel are much better--and the result is an interesting departure from the standard 1950s westerns, with humor, adventure, and terrific sets and casting. Henry Calvin is sensational as Williams' chief foil, Sargent Garcia, and Gene Sheldon is very good as Williams' mute servant Bernardo. But it's Guy Williams, with his beautiful hair, his handsome face, his height, his well proportioned physique, and something about the way he walks, the way he talks, and some strange quality that he had--see Guy in CAPTAIN SINBAD!!!--some ability to convey to his audience, "Everything's going to be all right!!!"--that made Walt Disney's ZORRO the best ZORRO of all!

THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER GUY WILLIAMS!!!


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