In nineteenth century Spanish California, heroic masked swordsman Zorro, who's actually a local nobleman, must protect his friends and small town (or pueblo) of Los Angeles from its corrupt magistrate (or alcalde) and other menaces.
Everybody considers Diego a hopeless bachelor, but Victoria a good catch who should stop waiting for Zorro and marry. The local matchmaker fails a few times until she agrees to go to the altar with ...
The alcalde is delighted with an invitation for a birthday party at the inn with the nobility, but Mendoza got one too, while Don Diego and Don Alejandro doubt if the alcalde really throws a birthday...
Don Diego de la Vega opposes the corrupt tyrants of Spanish California as the masked swordsman, Zorro. Hiding behind the mannerisms of a bookish fop, Diego keeps his second identity hidden from everyone but his servant, Felipe. Zorro's greatest enemy is always the Alcalde, who personifies the distant Spanish government in Los Angeles. Cantina-owner (and independent woman far ahead of her time) Victoria Escalante provides the love interest.Written by
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Henry Darrow was the first actor to be involved with three different productions of "Zorro", and he is also the first Latino to play the role of Zorro on television. He was the voice of Zorro (Don Diego) in the animated series The New Adventures of Zorro (1981) (which was broadcast as part of The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour (1980)). He then starred as the elderly Zorro (Don Diego) in the series Zorro and Son (1983). Then he was Don Alejandro, Don Diego's father, in this series for three of its four seasons. See more »
The finest version of Zorro, bar none. Regehr possesses a truly unique combination of intelligence, athletic ability, grace, charm, class, discipline, artistic skill and terrific good looks to portray one of the favorite heroes of all time. Martinez is lovely, full of fire and passion, and is graceful and appealing. Victor is a lovable, clumsy, and ethically conflicted Sergeant Mendoza. All of the cast - Henry Darrow,Efrem Zimbalist Jr., JG Hertzler, Michael Tylo and Juan Diego Botto, do an excellent job. Sets are great, music is stirring, and the writing is superb on most occasions. Should have received more recognition, needs to come out on DVD. Not to be missed!
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