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.
In this film, edited from eight episodes of Disney's hit TV series, Don Diego returns home to find his town under the heel of a cruel dictator, Capitan Monastario. Diego dons the mask of ... See full summary »
A new version of the legend with Zorro battling Capitan Montecero, the head of the Los Angeles garrison. Zorro is aided by Isabella, the son of neighboring Don Nacho, and, as always, his faithful mute servant Bernardo. Also introduced in the series is an Indian sorceress, an assortment of ghosts and ghouls, and a large number of futuristic mechanical devices.Written by
David Nesbitt <DLNesbitt@geocities.com>
A workman-like retelling of the Zorro story. The animation is average at best, and the characters are pretty thinly drawn. The most enjoyable part is the Wild Wild West-like approach of tossing in "futuristic" 19th century technology (steam-powered wheelchairs and robots, submarines, etc.) and the occasional supernatural element like Japanese sorcerers and Raven-spirits. The main problem is that Zorro just isn't that engaging a hero: he's very rarely challenged and never fails to have just the gadget (of which he has a huge variety of) he needs to defeat the bad guy of the moment.
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