A self-proclaimed "knight" and his hapless squire travel the Spanish countryside, attacking "giants" that are really windmills in his attempt to win the love of the fair Dulcinea.
Did You Know?
There were many film versions of the story on screens that year. This version of "Don Quixote" was shown on television at the same time that the film version of "Man of La Mancha" was playing in theatres. A few months later, Rudolf Nureyev's film version of Ludwig Minkus' ballet "Don Quixote" also opened in movie theatres. And in Spain that same year, the film "Don Quijote cabalga de nuevo" (Don Quixote Rides Again), starring Cantinflas
as Sancho Panza, was released to theatres. See more
Officer of the Holy Brotherhood
We are releasing this troublemaker into your care, and you will be responsible for any further misdeeds that he may commit.
But he's mad, poor fellow, not wicked. Half the rooms in his brain are vacant.
Version of Don Quijote