The Mark of Zorro

Tuesday, April 22
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1hr 30mins // directed by:Fred Niblo // featuring:Douglas Fairbanks

Sounds of Silents is pleased to welcome the Not So Silent Orchestra to the Coolidge for the New England premiere of this exciting score!

Swashbuckling trumpets and flamenco romance mark this musical adventure through the 1920 Mark of Zorro. What could better capture the mood of adventurous 19th century Spanish California than a flamenco-tango-salsa-mariachi-jazz score?

In its day The Mark of Zorro was a huge success, blending action, adventure, romance and comedy in a new way. Douglas Fairbanks’s portrayal of Zorro, the black-clad outlaw-hero, was to set the standard for all future versions of the film. Despite all of the high-budget action sequences we are accustomed to in modern movies, one still can’t help but be blown away by Fairbanks’s acrobatic stunts. Leaping over t