Silent Film Composer/Pianist Ben Model and Film Historian Philip Harwood return for another annual silent film program at the HWPL.
Johnston MacCulley’s 1913 adventure yarn The Curse of Capistrano was given its first filmization in Douglas
Fairbanks’ 1920 The Mark of Zorro. Fairbanks plays the outwardly
foppish Don Diego de la Vega, the son of
wealthy Spanish Californian rancher. In reality, Don Diego is the dashed masked-and-caped Zorro, who wages a
one-man war to rescue his fellow citizens from the tyranny of Captain Juan Ramon (Robert McKim). Starring Douglas Fairbanks, Marguerite De La Motte, Noah Beery , Robert McKim,Screen play by Eugene Miller and Elton Thomas (Fairbanks) Directed by Fred Niblo. Free admission. For more information, please call 516-374-1967