The Mask Of Zorro
An inevitable, if hardly essential, double pack, this bringing together of both The Mask of Zorro and The Legend of Zorro is a fine example of where a franchise can go wrong. In this case, before it went wrong though, it all went very, very right. The joyful original film is a fabulous, old-fashioned romp, that sees Antonio Banderas becoming the classic superhero.
Extensive reading improves fluency and there is a real need in the ELT classroom for motivating, contemporary graded material that will instantly appeal to students. The Mask of Zorro is based on the hugely successful movie of the same name and the character of Zorro will be immediately recognisable to teens of all nationalities.
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Pro Se Productions in conjunction with Altus Press Presents The Latest Volume in the PULP OBSCURA Imprint- THE NEW ADVENTURES OF THE GREEN GHOST! An invention of Zorro creator Johnston McCulley, the Green Ghost is secretly Dany Blaney, an honest police officer who was framed by criminals and then disgraced by his fellow officers. Acquitted by a jury and dismissed by the police, Danny, as the Green Ghost, plays a dangerous game as he confounds cops and criminals in his unique crusade for justice! From out of the past, a Mysterious Masked Manhunter Returns to Wage One Man War Against The Forces of the Underworld as He Evades the Forces of the Law! With a stunning cover by Mike Fyles, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF THE GREEN GHOST features three tales of fast moving mystery and thrills by Bobby Nash, Don Thomas, and Terry Alexander.
When William Duncan, a wealthy man who became the leader of a band of thieves for the thrill of committing burglaries, is betrayed by his gang members and sentenced to spend 25 years in prison, his twin daughters, Doris and Dorcas, disguise themselves as the mysterious Madam Madcap to carry out a revenge against the men who framed their father!A thrilling story of mystery and adventure by Johnston McCulley, the creator of Zorro!
A thrill-a minute ride set in the days of Spanish colonialism in California, where thugs and greedy tyrants try to wrest every penny from peasants. and the one hero who defends the common man is the mysterious masked stranger who calls himself Zorro-The Fox! The first Zorro story appeared as a 5-part serial in All-Story Weekly, a famous American pulp fiction magazine, starting in the August 9, 1919 issue.
In old Spanish California, the oppressive colonial government isopposed by Zorro, masked champion of the people, who appears out ofnowhere with flashing sword and an athletic sense of humor, scarringthe faces of evildoers with his Mark. Meanwhile, beautiful Lolita iscourted by villainous Captain Ramon, rich but effete Don Diego... anddashing Zorro, who is never seen at the same time as Don Diego.
Bestselling author Isabel Allende's first adult novel since 'Portrait in Sepia' - beautiful, disturbing and atmospheric. Beneath the mask, there is a man. And in his heart burns the fire of injustice. Duels at dawn, fierce battles with pirates and impossible rescues - these are the deeds that forged the legend of Zorro. But where did the man begin? Southern California, late 18th century: Diego de la Vega is a child of two worlds, his father an aristocratic Spaniard, his mother a Shoshone warrior.
Violent, tumultuous times. Exotic locales. Evil, powerhungry villains. Beautiful women. Brash heroes with pistols and swords. Sure sounds like a swashbuckling tale to me. With the success of movies like The Mask of Zorro and the Pirates of the Caribbean series, swashbucklers have never been more popular than they are now. And Classic Adventure Stories: Swashbucklers brings together four novels that are standouts of the genre: [ Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (1883), the model by which all pirate stories and boys adventure novels are judged; [ The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy (1905), the original inspiration for modern costumed crimefighter characters (including the main character of our last novel); [ Captain Blood by Raphael Sabatini (1922), possibly the most popular swashbuckler to feature an antiheroa hero driven into a life of crime by unfair circumstances, who seeks to maintain a code of honor while living a criminals life; and [ The Curse of Capistrano (aka The Mark of Zorro) by Johnston McCulley (1919), which gave us the ever-popular Zorro, inspired the creation of Batman, and jumpstarted the adventure movie genre with the silent film The Mark of Zorro, starring Douglas Fairbanks, in 1920.
Zorro Rides Again is the third novella featuring Zorro, the Robin Hood of Old California. Reina de los Angeles is being terrorised by a masked swordsman who marks the faces of his victims with Zorro's trademark Z. But is this the real Zorro? The Governor of California offers a reward for the capture of Don Diego Vega (who is known to have previously been Zorro) dead or alive, while an army - led by the ruthless Captain Rocha - is in hot pursuit of the outlaw.
German release of the Zorro 2 Movie Collector's Edition. All disc menus and default language settings are in English.
The masked woman called herself Madame Madcap, and she gathered a gang of cutthroats determined to loot high society of all its riches. starting with the notorious womanizer Hamilton Brone. She worked her criminal magic. and grew rich as millionaires fell at her feet. Members of her gang worshipped her. She could do no wrong. And yet a curious pattern began to emerge, and a strange vengeance took shape - not just against the men of high society, but against the men of her own brave band of criminals! A thrilling crime novel from the classic pulp writer who created Zorro!
CUT IN BLOOD! a slashing sword leaves Zorro's mark Z Tortured peasants! Beautiful senoritas in prison! Old California beneath the whiplash of oppression! But a champion of freedom rides the highways. His identity hidden behind a mask, the laughing outlaw Zorro defies the tyrant's army. A deadly marksman and a demon swordsman, his flashing blade carves a dreadful brand on the faces of his foes.