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Don Q, Son of Zorro
Also known as Don Q, fils de Zorro in France; Don Q, Der Sohn des Zorro in Germany
(1925) American
B&W : Eleven reels / 10,264 feet
Directed by Donald Crisp

Cast: Douglas Fairbanks [Don Cesar de Vega; and Zorro, his father], Mary Astor [Dolores de Muro], Jack McDonald [General de Moro], Donald Crisp [Don Sebastian], Stella DeLanti [the queen], Warner Oland [Archduke Paul], Jean Hersholt [Don Fabrique Borusta], Albert MacQuarrie [Colonel Matsado], Lottie Pickford Forrest [Lola], Charles Stevens [Robledo], Tote Du Crow [Bernardo], Martha Franklin [the duenna], Juliette Berlanger [the dancer], Roy Coulson [the dancer’s admirer], Enrique Acosta [Ramon]; George Blankman, Charles Byer

The Elton Corporation production; distributed by United Artists Corporation. / Produced by Douglas Fairbanks. Photoplay (scenario) by Jack Cunningham + [Lotta Woods], from the novel Don Q’s Love Story by Kate Pritchard and Hesketh Pritchard. General manager, Robert Fairbanks. Master of wardrobe, Paul Burns. Master of properties, Howard MacChesney. Technical effects by Ned Mann. Lighting effects by William S. Johnson. Makeup artists Ern Westmore and Perc Westmore. Assistant director, Frank Richardson. Photography (cinematography) by Henry Sharp. Associate photographer (additional cinematography by), E.J. Vallejo. Film cutter (edited by), William Nolan. / © 8 July 1925 by The Elton Corporation [LP21637]. Premiered 15 June 1925. General release, 30 August 1925. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film premiered 14 September 1925 at the Palads Teatret in Denmark.

Drama: Action.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.1396.

Survival status: Prints exist in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm positive]; in the film holdings of EmGee Film Library [16mm reduction positive]; and in private film collections [16mm reduction positives].

Current rights holder: Cohen Media Group.

Keywords: Disguises - Weapons: Swords

Listing updated: 24 September 2013.

References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.2821; AFI-F2 n. F2.1396; Baer-Film p. 71; Ball-Shakespeare pp. 270, 374, 386; Bardèche-History p. 291; Barry-Griffith p. 30; Bohn-Light p. 98; Carroll-Matinee p. 105; Everson-American pp. 284, 291; FilmYearBook-1926 pp. 31, 39; Kerr-Silent p. 134; Lahue-Gentlemen p. 90; Limbacher-Feature p. 66; Shipman-Cinema p. 89; Sweeney-Coming pp. 78, 80; Vermilye-Twenties p. 47 : ClasIm-302 p. 12 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

 
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