Mexico, 1840s. When the new Spanish Governor begins to grind the peasants under his heel, wealthy landowner Don Diego Vega follows in his late father's footsteps and becomes Zorro, the ... See full summary »
In 1830, the year of Mexico's independence, a group of tyrannical governors decide to impose their despotic rule over the population of recently freed citizens. Many men of honor will rise ... See full summary »
Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored of him and decides to seduce Johnny's best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again.
Compiled from six episodes of the original Disney Zorro series, this film has El Zorro, "The Fox," battling Jose Sebastian Varga, "The Eagle," a corrupt dictator set on taking control of all of Spanish California.
This forgettable film is probably impossible to locate in its original form. As many others like it, this Italian/Spanish Hollywood-adventure ripoff, has been subject to drastic cuts, horrible dubbing and rewriting of the credits (in my version, probably re-edited in the seventies, the lead is identified with alias Clint Douglas...ring a bell?). Of course, this might be the reason why my version, renamed "The Mark of Zorro", is nearly uncomprehendable. One might say that it is unfair to rate a movie when only having seen the butchered version, but then, the original material is amateurishly staged, directed and photographed. The only interest this film might generate, is the search for an original full-length version. In other words, only worthy as a subject for film-archeology.
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