Bci/Eclipse and Filmation Studios presents "THE NEW ADVENTURES OF THE LONE RANGER & ZORRO - VOL. ONE" (1980-1981-Animated) (375 mins/Color) (Dolby digitally remastered) --- This collection featuring the two most famous masked heroes of all time contains over four hours of animated episodes --- From the Lone Ranger's call of "Hi ho Silver" to Zorro cutting his trademark Z into the earth, these films are a nostalgic trip back to when the good guys rode horses and had big hats.
Classic crime-fighters Zorro and the Lone Ranger are the focus of this collection that features episodes from each of their animated series. Zorro, a masked nobleman, fights villains in California, while the Lone Ranger battles criminals in Texas --- Their fight for justice in the Old West is aided by their faithful sidekicks: Zorro's horse, Toronado, and the Lone Ranger's Indian sidekick, Tonto, and his horse, Silver.
Under the production staff of:
Bob Kline - Art Director (1980)
Don Christensen - Producer (1980)
Norm Prescott - Producer (1980)
Lou Scheimer - Producer (1980)
Ray Ellis - Original Music
Norm Prescott - Original Music
R.W. Pope - Cinematographer
Ron Fedele - Film Editor
Joe Gall- Film Editor
Hector C. Gika- Film Editor
Tom Gleason- Film Editor
Jim Puente- Film Editor
Robert Waxman- Film Editor
Story line & plot, Two of pop culture's greatest heroes return in these episodes of their thrilling animated series from famed Filmation Studios --- The Lone Ranger (voiced by William Conrad), aided by sidekick Tonto (Ivan Naranjo) and his faithful steed, Silver, fights for justice in the Old West in 11 adventures --- Sword-wielding Zorro (voiced by Henry Darrow, the first Hispanic actor to portray the hero), swings into action and leaves his trademark "Z" in seven episodes.
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF THE LONE RANGER:
the cast includes
William Conrad ... The Lone Ranger (voice)
Ivan Naranjo ... Tonto
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF ZORRO:
the cast includes:
Henry Darrow ... Zorro (Don Diego) (voice)
Julio Medina ... Miguel (voice)
Eric Mason ... Capt. Ramon (voice)
Don Diamond ... Sgt. Gonzalez (voice)
Socorro Valdez ... Gov. Gen. Garcia (voice)
Christine Avila ... Maria (voice) (uncredited)
SPECIAL BONUS FEATURES INCLUDE:
1. Spotlight interviews with Lou Scheimer (producer) and Robbie London (writer)
Hats off to Bci / Eclipse and their staff --- order your copy now from Amazon or Bci Entertainment where there are plenty of copies available on DVD, stay tuned once again for top notch releases --- Bci/Eclipse are experts in releasing long forgotten films and animated classics to the collector -- looking forward to more Nostalgic Collections.
Total Time: 375 mins on DVD ~ Bci / Eclipse ~ (12/18/2007)