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7 edition of Johnston McCulley"s Zorro found in the catalog.

Johnston McCulley"s Zorro

the masters edition.

by Johnston McCulley

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Published by Pulp Adventures in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Zorro (Fictitious character),
    • Comic books, strips, etc.,
    • Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.,
    • Heroes -- Fiction.,
    • California -- History -- To 1846 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesZorro
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.M47814953 Joh 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3966110M
      ISBN 101891729209, 1891729209
      LC Control Number2001271251
      OCLC/WorldCa46666690

        Johnston McCulley's second Zorro novel The Further Adventures of Zorro is now available as a Kindle ebook. This swashbuckling sequel to The Curse of Capistrano (aka The Mark of Zorro) brings readers high seas action, adventure and romance. Captain Ramon is out to capture the affections of Lolita Pulido at any cost.   Johnston McCulley's first three Zorro novels come to life before your very ears with a full-cast of actors, music and sound effects in these outstanding audio dramatizations. Enjoy hours of swashbuckling adventure with the original masked hero of Spanish California while traveling in the car; as a bedtime story; or gathered together as a family.

      Johnston McCulley's novel The Mark of Zorro originally was published in in All-Story Weekly (before its merge with Argosy) as The Curse of story was quickly made into a silent film starring Douglas Fairbanks Sr., under the title The Mark of to that time Fairbanks had played comedic roles; this story gave him the chance to break out into action / . The Mark of Zorro is the first Zorro book, and it was originally published serially. Serialized stories are almost always action-packed, exciting, and rather wordy-- think Alexandre Dumas or the Sherlock Holmes stories. Every chapter either ends on a note that moves the story forward and wants to keep you reading. In The Mark of Zorro, the /5(19).

      Originally titled The Curse of Capistrano in its debut, this exciting tale achieved immortal fame thanks to Douglas Fairbanks's blockbuster film, The Mark of Zorro—a cinematic triumph that inspired Johnston McCulley to retitle his novel and dedicate it to in Mexican California during the s, the story follows the career of Don Diego Vega, by all .   s California, in a bygone era of sprawling haciendas and haughty caballeros, suffers beneath the whip of oppression. Missions are pillaged, native peasants are abused, and innocent men and women are persecuted by the corrupt governor and his army. But a champion of freedom rides the highways. His identity hidden behind a mask, the laughing outlaw Zorro .


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Many of his novels and stories were written under the pseudonyms Harrington Strong, Raley Brien, George Drayne, Monica Morton, Rowena Raley, Frederic /5. No doubt, more people have seen the various Zorro films than have read the actual book, which started the Zorro legend.

Johnston McCulley first introduced his iconic character in a five-part serial in the pulp magazine All Story Weekly, in The story proved to be popular enough, but this masked avenger really took off when silent film star 4/4(54).

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Series: Zorro, Book 1 Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins Release date: Johnston McCulley was the author of hundreds of stories, fifty novels, numerous screenplays for film and television, and the creator of the character Zorro.

Many of his novels and stories were written under the pseudonyms Harrington Strong, Raley Brien, George Drayne, Monica Morton, Rowena Raley, Frederic Phelps, Walter Pierson, and John Mack Stone, among others.

Aside. Pulp-fiction author Johnston McCulley (–) began his writing career with magazine short stories, later moving on to novels and screenplays. His subjects ranged from crime thrillers to action heroes of Southern California, most notably Zorro, whose exploits have been repeatedly adapted for movies and : Dover Publications.

The people's hero with the flashing sword Zorro. Don Diego Vega is pressed by his father Don Alejandro Vega, to court the eligible daughter of one of the oldest noble families in California. Once rich and powerful, Don Carlos Pulido has become impoverished; unjustly accused of dishonesty by the tyrannical provincial governor who is oppressing the people of the region."4/5(4).

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McCulley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Other articles where Johnston McCulley is discussed: Zorro: created in by writer Johnston McCulley. The masked, sword-wielding vigilante defends the poor and victimized against the forces of injustice, and his feats have been featured in virtually every form of media.

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Missions are pillaged, native peasants are abused, and innocent men and women are persecuted by the corrupt governor and his army. But a champion of freedom rides the highways.

His identity hidden behind a mask, the laughing outlaw Zorro defies the /5(3).The Curse of Capistrano by Johnston McCulley is the first work to feature the fictional character Zorro (zorro is the Spanish word for fox).

The story was later republished under the name The Mark of Zorro. Senor Zorro is deemed an outlaw as he fights those in authority while seeking justice for the oppressed.4/5(K).