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?
When the producers of the film thought that the voice and Spanish accent of the famous Canadian Shakespearean actress Helen Burns
was not quite right for that of Zorro's extremely ancient servant, Consuelo, the role was re-voiced by one of the oldest Spanish-speaking actresses in Hollywood, a 70-year-old Argentine woman, colleague of Rita Hayworth
's father, the dancer Eduardo Cansino
. See more
During the costume ball fight scene when Zorro slices the Alcades belt to let his pants all down, there is a large slit in the left side of the pants. See more
Black is tacky.
Opening credits prologue:
THE HOUSE OF DON DIEGO VEGA MADRID, SPAIN 50 YEARS A.Z. (AFTER ZORRO) See more
Version of The Mark of Zorro
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