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The Mark of Zorro Overview:

The Mark of Zorro (1920) was a Silent Films - Adventure Film directed by Fred Niblo and produced by Douglas Fairbanks.

The film was based on the serial story The Curse of Capistrano written by Johnston McCulley published in All-Story Weekly from August 9, 1919 - September 6, 1919.

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The Mark of Zorro (1920) A Silent Film Review

By Movies, Silently on Apr 15, 2013 From Movies Silently

Douglas Fairbanks stars in the very first Zorro movie. The tale is familiar: Zorro is a Californian Robin Hood, who robs from the rich, gives to the poor, fights oppression, romances the beautiful Lolita and does battle with the villainous Captain Ramon. Bonus: I will also be reviewing the 1940 vers... Read full article


Silent Movie Bookshelf: The Mark of Zorro by Johnston McCulley

By Movies, Silently on Apr 9, 2013 From Movies Silently

The original Zorro magazine cover. Note that Zorro is not wearing a Zorro mask yet. Zorro. The character is almost 100 years old and yet he needs no introduction. California’s very own masked superhero. Righter of wrongs and fan of the basic black ensemble. Zorro’s clothing and trademark... Read full article


A Wonderful Night at the Fabulous Fox Theatre: The Mark of Zorro (1920)

By Jill Blake on Aug 30, 2011 From Sittin' on a Backyard Fence

Thursday, August 25th, I attended a very special screening at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre: 1920′s The Mark of Zorro starring the original King of Hollywood– Douglas Fairbanks. Up until last Thursday I had never seen a Douglas Fairbanks film. Something I’m not proud of for sure. The... Read full article


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