A to Z 2022 – TV Theme Songs – Zorro
My theme for this year will actually be a theme! It will be …
- TV Theme Songs
I’ll be showing short videos of the opening theme songs of old TV shows, and saying a few words about them. They are all shows I’ve watched in the past and enjoyed. Maybe you’ve seen some of them too, and will enjoy this look back at some favorites.
This is the final post for the A to Z Blog Challenge 2022. It’s been lots of fun going through all the old TV programs, listening to the theme songs, and being reminded why I liked the programs.
A big thank you goes out to everyone who visited, liked, and commented on these posts! 🙂
“Zorro” is a show I watched all the time as a kid. I liked the sword fighting, and especially liked to see Zorro riding his awesome black horse.
From a Wiki article:
Zorro (Spanish for ‘Fox’) is a fictional character created in 1919 by American pulp writer Johnston McCulley, He is typically portrayed as a dashing masked vigilante who defends the commoners and indigenous peoples of California against corrupt and tyrannical officials and other villains. His signature all-black costume includes a cape, a hat known as a sombrero cordobés, and a mask covering the upper half of his face.
He is also an accomplished rider, his trusty steed being a black horse called Tornado.
Zorro (also known as Disney’s Zorro) is an American action-adventure western series produced by Walt Disney Productions and starring Guy Williams. Based on the Zorro character created by Johnston McCulley, the series premiered on October 10, 1957, on ABC. The final network broadcast was July 2, 1959. Seventy-eight episodes were produced, and four hour-long specials were aired on the Walt Disney anthology series between October 30, 1960, and April 2, 1961.
The show was very popular, especially with children, and its theme song (written by Norman Foster and George Bruns and first recorded by the Mellomen) was a hit recording for The Chordettes, peaking at #17 on the Hit Parade. It also created a problem with “Z” graffitiing on school desks and walls across the United States.
The 1957–1959 episodes were colorized in 1992, and appeared in that format for a time on The Disney Channel and elsewhere, often alternating with the original black-and-white versions. It aired for ten years.
Cozi TV aired reruns of the series from January 5, 2015, to December 31, 2016.
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