The Sign of Zorro

1958

Adventure / Drama / Family / Romance / Western

4
IMDb Rating 6.9/10 10 1271 1.3K

Director

Top cast

Lisa Gaye as Constancia
Guy Williams as Don Diego de la Vega / Zorro
John Dehner as Don Estaban - Viceroy
Tony Russel as Carlos Martinez
720p.BLU
826.75 MB
960*720
English 2.0
NR
24 fps
1 hr 29 min
Seeds 22

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by RosanaBotafogo 8 / 10

Humor, heroism, fencing, nostalgia, romantic...

Very convenient, it's not my favorite hero by far, but I liked the movie, the plot entertains, I loved to see Zorro trolling the villain, a light hint of humor, heroism, fencing, nostalgia, romantic...

Reviewed by r96sk 8 / 10

It's all well acted

'The Sign of Zorro' is good fun.

I've always heard of Zorro, with his famous mark et al., though have never seen anything directly about him. This makes for a strong first impression. It is a compilation of a number of the television show episodes, but it's edited together nicely to the point I didn't even notice.

Guy Williams is great as Zorro, bringing the required amount of charisma and smartness to the role. Henry Calvin is also impressive, as comedic character Sgt. Garcia - he gives the laughs. Britt Lomond also gives a notable performance, as Monastario. It's all well acted in general.

I have nothing negative to note, everything makes for entertaining viewing.

Reviewed by planktonrules 6 / 10

Pieced together from eight episodes of the TV series.

"The Sign of Zorro" is a full-length film made up of 8 episodes of the popular "Zorro" series from television. And, it uses the same catchy tune to begin the film as the show.

Guy Williams plays Don Diego, a young man who has been studying abroad. However, his father begs for him to return...though Don Diego doesn't know exactly why. Well, it's soon apparent, as the latest man appointed as the Comandante in Mexican-ruled California is robbing folks blind in order to become the wealthiest man in the state. But attacking the Comandante directly is ill-advised and Don Diego poses as an ineffectual intellectual instead of the macho crime fighter. Additionally, his sidekick who is mute also pretends to be deaf in order to better spy on the crooks. As 'Zorro', Don Diego fights evil...righting wrongs and battling injustice.

As you'd expect, in this compilation there are many instances where Zorro gets the better of the Comandante and his troops....as well as narrow escapes. No major surprises here...especially since it was taken from a childrens' show.

So is it any good? Yes. The acting is nice and despite being filmed in black & white, it is an enjoyable production. My only complaint is that the Sergeant is an obvious dunderhead...perhaps too much so to have any sense of realism.

By the way, the film uses the term 'deaf & dumb'...an old fashioned but inaccurate way to describe deaf folks. This is because 'dumb' in this case means unable to talk...and deaf people can talk, just often not that well. Plus 'dumb' has many other very negative connotations. I am glad it was left in the film, as I hate censorship, though I was taken aback by it as well.

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