|Adventures of Don Juan 1948 N/R, 110 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Romance
Director: Vincent Sherman
Cast: Errol Flynn, Viveca Lindfors, Robert Douglas, Alan Hale, Ann Rutherford, Raymond Burr, Helen Westcott, Douglas Kennedy, Una O'Connor, Robert Warwick, Romney Brent, Jerry Austin, Jean Shepherd, Fortunio Bonanova, Aubrey Mather
Errol Flynn, in his last epic adventure, excels in his role of the famous lover, Don Juan. After Don Juan's indiscreet womanizing, in an attempt to rehabilitate him, Queen Margaret (Viveca Lindfors) offers him the position of fencing instructor at the royal fencing academy. While there, Don Juan learns that the evil Duke de Loerea (Robert Douglas) is plotting to take over the throne, and–aided by Leporello (Alan Hale), Don Serafino (Fortunio Bonanova), and Don Sebastian (Jerry Austin)–Don Juan foils the plans. The film won an Academy Award for Best Costumes.
|The Sign of Zorro 1958 N/R, 91 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Drama / Romance
Director: Norman Foster, Lewis Foster
Cast: Guy Williams, Henry Calvin, Gene Sheldon, Britt Lomond, George J. Lewis, Lisa Gaye, Romney Brent, Tony Russel, Jan Arvan, John Dehner, Than Wyenn, Madeleine Holmes, Nestor Paiva, Eugenia Paul, Elvera Corona
This Disney film uses archive footage in a reworking of several episodes of the popular "Zorro" TV show about Don Diego (Guy Williams) donning the mask of Zorro and, with help from Bernardo (Gene Sheldon), fighting the cruel dictator Capitan Monastario (Britt Lomond).
|The Virgin Queen 1955 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: Henry Koster
Cast: Bette Davis, Richard Todd, Joan Collins, Jay Robinson, Herbert Marshall, Dan O'Herlihy, Robert Douglas, Rod Taylor, Leslie Parrish, Robert Adler, Romney Brent, Lisa Daniels, David Thursby, Frank Mills, Noel Drayton
This historical drama focuses on the relationship between Queen Elizabeth (Bette Davis) and Sir Walter Raleigh (Richard Todd). Young adventurer Raleigh wants the aging Queen to finance his expedition to the New World and is determined to make a good impression by romancing her. Meanwhile, he falls in love with lady-in-waiting Beth Throgmorton (Joan Collins), and they secretly wed. When the Queen learns about the marriage, she feels betrayed and imprisons Raleigh in the Tower of London but later relents, frees him, and provides support for his trip across the ocean.
|1. Adventures of Don Juan (1948)|
2. The Sign of Zorro (1958)
3. The Virgin Queen (1955)
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