My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

Long as I can see the Light / Arbouretum “At night a candle’s brighter than the sun.” – Sting The Mark of Zorro (1940) Candle Slashing 102 My detective work to discover origins of Candle Slashing in Zorro and other depictions of the stunt will likely fail. There are simply far too many movies that …

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Hotel California / Beatbakers Remix “Never give a sword to a man who can’t dance.” – Confucius The Mark of Zorro (1940) Candle Slashing 101   Ingredients:  One Sword One Candle One Hero – Taunting Villain is optional Instructions: 1. Light the Candle (Unlit Candles may be used to prevent a fire) 2. Measure the …

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Una Noche Mas / Yasmin Levy “Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart.” – Basil Rathbone The Mark of Zorro (1940) The Fight! We finally come to the wonderful climatic sword fight scene between Zorro (Tyrone Power) and Capt. Esteban Pasquale (Basil Rathbone). After …

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