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 masked man in black with a sword who rights wrongs and becomes a folk hero to the people of Mexico. When Vega sprains his ankle and cannot figure out how to continue his campaign against the corrupt Captain Esteban, luck stays with Vega when his long-lost twin brother Ramon, who was sent off by their father to the British Royal Navy to make a "man" of him, whom is also flamboyantly gay, and now known as Lt. Bunny Wigglesworth, appears for a visit. 'Bunny' agrees to temporarily take his brother's place as Zorro, but wishes to make some changes. Bunny becomes 'the Gay Blade' in which his new suits are lemon, plum, and scarlet colored, and Bunny insists on using a whip. Bunny also becomes the liaison between Don Vega and the liberal American activist/feminist Charlotte a long-time critic of Captain ... Written by
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Did You Know?
The colors of the swashbuckler suits seen in the film were as follows. Zorro always wore black whilst The Gay Blade wore plum, lemon, and scarlet. See more
At the climactic fight, Zorro dramatically thrusts his sheathed sword into the hands of the enemy. Yet when he is released by his brother, he draws his sheathed sword from where it is belted around his waist. See more
What do the people need roads for? They never go anywhere.
Opening credits prologue:
THE HOUSE OF DON DIEGO VEGA MADRID, SPAIN 50 YEARS A.Z. (AFTER ZORRO) See more
Version of Zorro and Son
by Joaquín Turina See more