Zorro, the Gay Blade

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Plot – Diego de la Vega,a wealthy spineless,inherits a coffin containing Zorro’s costume. He uses it successfully but the arrival of a forgotten cousin,who’s a skilled swordsman and acts as a second Zorro,makes his ventures even much easier,until the Mayor decides to put a bounty on the masked hero.

Movie Info

Title Zorro,the Gay Blade

Original title Zorro: The Gay Blade

Year 1981

Director Peter Medak

GenreComedy, Romance, Adventure, Western, Action

Top 14 Quotes of “Zorro,the Gay Blade” Movie

“- Florinda: Why didn’t I marry you instead of Esteban?
– Don Diego Vega: Probably because he asked you and I did not.”

Brenda Vaccaro – Florinda
George Hamilton – Don Diego Vega

“- Esteban: What commands priests to wear such strange clothing?
– Bunny Wigglesworth: We are followers of Peter the Dressmaker. He was Christ’s tailor.”

Ron Leibman – Esteban
George Hamilton – Bunny Wigglesworth

“- Florinda: Do you know he only makes love to me 12 times a year?
– Don Diego Vega: Well, once a month is not so bad.
– Florinda: No, he makes love to me 12 times in one night and then, zip, nothing!
– Don Diego Vega: Tell me, on that one night, does he eat anything special? Oysters? Raw eggs?
– Florinda: Garlic. A lot of garlic.” Brenda Vaccaro – Florinda
George Hamilton – Don Diego Vega

“- Esteban: Do you wish for a blindfold?
– Charlotte Taylor Wilson: No. The eyes of freedom will always see through the blindfolds of tyranny. And the bonds of oppression will always be broken with muscles of liberty.” Ron Leibman – Esteban
Lauren Hutton – Charlotte Taylor Wilson

“- Charlotte Taylor Wilson: I have only one regret… that you will not live to see the glorious revolution that you have brought about…
– Zorro The Gay Blade: Why doesn’t she say something like, I will love you forever? When’s she going to say that?” Lauren Hutton – Charlotte Taylor Wilson
George Hamilton – Zorro

“- Don Diego Vega: He is a mute.
– Esteban: Bueno! Perhaps he can give lessons to my wife.” George Hamilton – Don Diego Vega

“I know you will not kill an innocent man… or me either, for that matter.” Ron Leibman – Esteban

“I have always depended on people being nicer than me, and I have never in my life been disappointed.”

Ron Leibman – Esteban

“- Esteban: A little clumsy, are you not, my friend?
– Zorro The Gay Blade: To be your friend I would have to be more than clumsy. I would have to be stupid.”

Ron Leibman – Esteban
George Hamilton – Zorro

“- Don Diego Vega: If I give my land to the people, where are we going to live?
– Charlotte Taylor Wilson: Boston!
– Don Diego Vega: Boston?
– Charlotte Taylor Wilson: Yes! It is the only civilized city. They have the best art, the best music…
– Don Diego Vega: You have to be kidding me! I was in Boston for a week, and I never heard a decent…” George Hamilton – Don Diego Vega
Lauren Hutton – Charlotte Taylor Wilson

“- Esteban: Is your blade as sharp as your tongue?
– Zorro The Gay Blade: Is yours as dull as your wit?”

Ron Leibman – Esteban
George Hamilton – Zorro

“What do the people need roads for? They never go anywhere.”

Brenda Vaccaro – Florinda

“- Charlotte Taylor Wilson: You don’t really believe the people are happy!
– Don Diego Vega: All I know is the soldiers are quite happy shooting the people who say the people are not happy.” Lauren Hutton – Charlotte Taylor Wilson
George Hamilton – Don Diego Vega

“There is no shame in being poor! Only in dressing poorly!”

George Hamilton – Bunny Wigglesworth