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The Mark of Zorro (1-Nov-1940)

Director: Rouben Mamoulian

Writers: John Taintor Foote; Garrett Fort; Bess Meredyth

From novella: The Curse of Capistrano by Johnston McCulley

Music by: Alfred Newman

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Zorro

A Spanish aristocratic family dispatches young Diego Vega to California; on arrival he finds that his father is no longer Alcade of Los Angeles, replaced by the corrupt Don Luis Quintero who extracts whatever wealth the village might offer. Don Diego presents the public face of a dandy as he tries to rectify. The best appearance of Zorro, and one of the finest swashbucklers ever produced. Received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Score.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Janet Beecher
21-Oct-1884 6-Aug-1955 The Mighty Barnum
J. Edward Bromberg
25-Dec-1903 6-Dec-1951 The Mark of Zorro
Pedro de Cordoba
28-Sep-1881 16-Sep-1950 The Ghost Breakers
Linda Darnell
16-Oct-1923 10-Apr-1965 Star Dust
Montagu Love
15-Mar-1877 17-May-1943 British character actor
Robert Lowery
17-Oct-1913 26-Dec-1971 The Mummy's Ghost
Chris-Pin Martin
19-Nov-1893 27-Jun-1953 The Ox-Bow Incident
Eugene Pallette
8-Jul-1889 3-Sep-1954 The Adventures of Robin Hood
Tyrone Power
5-May-1913 15-Nov-1958 Witness for the Prosecution
Frank Puglia
9-Mar-1892 25-Oct-1975 20 Million Miles to Earth
Basil Rathbone
13-Jun-1892 21-Jul-1967 Played original Sherlock Holmes
Gale Sondergaard
15-Feb-1899 14-Aug-1985 Anthony Adverse


Tyrone Power   ...   Diego
--seciton--with   ...  
Linda Darnell   ...   Lolita Quintero
Basil Rathbone   ...   Capt. Esteban Pasquale
Gale Sondergaard   ...   Inez Quintero
Eugene Pallette   ...   Fray Felipe
J. Edward Bromberg   ...   Don Luis Quintero
Montagu Love   ...   Don Alejandro Vega
Janet Beecher   ...   Senora Isabella Vega
Robert Lowery   ...   Rodrigo
Chris-Pin Martin   ...   Turnkey
George Regas   ...   Sgt. Gonzales
Belle Mitchell   ...   Maria
John Bleifer   ...   Pedro
Frank Puglia   ...   Propietor
Eugene Borden   ...   Officer of the Day
Pedro de Cordoba   ...   Don Miguel
Guy D'Ennery   ...   Don Jose


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