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By: Movies Unlimited  09-12-2011

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That’s because he’s also the Zorro I grew up with. Yes, whenever TV showed Tyrone Power “making the sign of the Z” in the 1940 film The Mark of Zorro, I tuned in.  Years later, Antonio Banderas’ turn as the legendary do-gooder in the Steven Spielberg-produced The Mask of Zorro and The Legend of Zorro were stylish and entertaining.

But Guy Williams in the Disney TV show was the Zorro that I came to know and love first.

The series ran for only two years, from 1957 to 1959. It was broadcast on ABC in prime time, but syndication and later airings on The Wonderful World of Disney made its run seem a lot longer.

TV Debuts Sure To Amuse : The TV train keeps chugging along, bringing shows of recent and older vintage to all good couch potatoes..

Good Knight: In 2008, NBC went in for a reboot of the 1980s’ most popular action shows, and the resulting starred as Mike Traceur, the estranged son of Michael Knight, who now uses a second-generation version of the talking supercar KITT (here voiced by ) to fight crime. The series co-starred as the scientist who created both iterations of KITT, and as Davison’s daughter / Breuning’s romantic interest. The show’s entire run of 18 episodes are presented on four discs in this souped-up set loaded with extras.

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