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)
Henry Calvin ...
 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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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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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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You're right!!Guy Williams is one of the best Zorros of all times!!
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You're right.I'm sorry to all the fans!Guy Williams is one of the best Zorros of all times!As I grew up seeing Duncan Regher's version and later Tyrone Power on tv I thought that this two versions were the best,but no,Disney's version is as good as The Mask of Zorro,in some things is much better.I like to see Don Diego Vega played by Guy Williams.Amazing!!One show for all ages!!A culture icon!!!


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