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)
Gene Sheldon ...
 Bernardo (82 episodes, 1957-1961)
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 Sgt. Demetrio Lopez Garcia / ... (81 episodes, 1957-1961)
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 Corp. Reyes / ... (52 episodes, 1957-1959)
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 Don Alejandro de la Vega / ... (48 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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In Los Angeles, Zorro's horse is named "Tornado". When the action shifts to Monterey, Zorro uses a different horse, "Phantom". See more »

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Theme Song Singers: [theme Song] Out of the night/When the full moon is bright/Comes the horseman known as Zorro!/This bold renegade/Carves a "Z" with his blade/The "Z" that stands for "Zorro!"/Zorro!/The fox so cunning and free!/Zorro!/Who makes the sign of the "Z!"/Zorro! Zorro! Zorro! Zorro!
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Theme from Zorro
Music by George Bruns
Lyrics by Norman Foster
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Thoroughly enjoyable by all members of the family
20 November 2004 | by (Madison, Wisconsin, USA) – See all my reviews

What a guy he was! An incredible athlete. He was daring, romantic, and well-mannered even under stress. At times witty, and a bit mischievous in dealing with the villains. Women pined for him, and men wished they could be him. He had a clever way of making the criminals pay for their misdeeds. As I remember it was a show an entire family could watch with no apprehension. Good, clean fun for all. And the underlying moral, "Crime does not pay." At least it does not succeed if Zorro is around. There was always an intriguing plot and I remember many good laughs while watching this nimble hero foil the plans of the evil commandante. This was well written, and well acted TV entertainment at its best. I was almost 11 years old when this show first appeared on TV, but I remember the dashing hero as if it were yesterday. This is the Zorro that I will likely compare all others to. I must say that Antonio Banderas put an incredible amount of energy into the latest production of Zorro. I greatly enjoyed it and will watch for the sequel due out in 2005. Perhaps Antonio can get access to some of the original Guy Williams versions and raise the bar on his portrayal of the dashing, cunning hero dressed in black? I rate the Disney Zorro played by Guy Williams as 10/10


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