The Mark of Zorro (1974 film)

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The Mark of Zorro
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Genre Western
Written by John Taintor Foote (screenplay)
Brian Taggart (teleplay)
Based on the story The Curse of Capistrano by Johnston McCulley
Directed by Don McDougall
Starring Frank Langella
Ricardo Montalban
Theme music composer Dominic Frontiere
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Rodrick Paul
Robert C. Thompson
Location(s) Old Tucson - 201 S. Kinney Road, Tucson, Arizona
San Xavier del Bac Mission - 1950 W. San Xavier Rd, Tucson, Arizona
Cinematography Jack Woolf
Editor(s) William Martin
Running time 78 minutes
Production company(s) 20th Century Fox Television
Thompson-Paul Productions
Distributor ABC
Original network ABC
Original release October 29, 1974 (1974-10-29)

The Mark of Zorro is a 1974 television film, which starred Frank Langella alongside Gilbert Roland, with Yvonne De Carlo, versus Ricardo Montalban and versus Robert Middleton, and which was also a backdoor pilot for a television series on which ABC-TV declined to pick up the option. The film used Alfred Newman's musical score for the 1940 film version along with new incidental music composed by Dominic Frontiere.


Main cast[edit]

Actor Role
Frank Langella Don Diego de la Vega / Zorro
Ricardo Montalbán Captain Esteban
Gilbert Roland Don Alejandro de la Vega
Yvonne De Carlo Isabella Vega
Louise Sorel Inez Quintero
Robert Middleton Don Luis Quintero
Anne Archer Teresa
Jay Hammer Antonio

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