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The Mark of Zorro (Movie - 1940)His cover-up is dandyism, but Don Diego Vega (Tyrone Power) is really Zorro, righting injustices in early California. Since this B-movie material was...The Mark of Zorro (Movie - 1940)Drama, Action/AdventureUnratedHis cover-up is dandyism, but Don Diego Vega (Tyrone Power) is really Zorro, righting injustices in early California. Since this B-movie material was...1993-04-09Basil Rathbone
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The Mark of Zorro (Movie - 1940)

Genre: Drama, Action/Adventure; Starring: Linda Darnell, Tyrone Power, Basil Rathbone; Director: Rouben Mamoulian; Status: In Season; MPAA Rating: Unrated

His cover-up is dandyism, but Don Diego Vega (Tyrone Power) is really Zorro, righting injustices in early California. Since this B-movie material was given A treatment, down-and-dirty action was sacrificed for visual style. Power wasn’t equipped with the physical bravado and restless spirit for the renegade hero, and in retrospect The Mark of Zorro seems too tame for a movie about recklessness. B

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