WSR Detailed LaserDisc Review

Mask Of Zorro, The
Genre:Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 30 Of Widescreen Review® Stars:
Anthony Hopkins, Antonio Banderas.

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Additional features include a photo gallery, a featurette and the theatrical trailer.

DVD General Information
(Studio/Distributor): Columbia/TriStar Home Video
(Catalog Number): 21699
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Retail Price): $29.98
(Running Time In Minutes): 137
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Theatrical Release): 1998
(LD Release Date):
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

Credits Information
(Director): Martin Campbell
(Screenplay/Written By): John Eskow, Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio
(Story): Ted Elliot, Terry Rossio & Randall Jahnson
(Music): James Horner
(Director Of Photography):
(Production Designer): Cecilia Montiel
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(Editor): Thom Noble
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(Executive Producers): Stephen Spielberg, Walter F. Parkes & Laurie MacDonald
(Co-Producers): John Gertz
(Producers): Doug Claybourne & David Foster

DVD Picture Information
(Principal Photography): Panavision
(Theatrical Aspect Ratio): 2.40:1
(Measured LaserDisc Aspect Ratio): 2.35:1

DVD Sound Information
(DVD Soundtrack): Dolby Digital Surround
(Theatrical Sound): DTS, SDDS & Dolby Digital
(Theatrical Re-Issue Soundtrack):
(Remastered Dolby Digital): No
(Remastered DTS Digital Surround): No
(Additional Languages):

WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
The Mask Of Zorro features Anthony Hopkins in the role of Don Diego de la Vega, a wealthy nobleman who leads the double life as the legendary Zorro. Don Diego finds a successor in Alejandro Murieta (Antonio Banderas), a bandit with a troubled past.

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LaserDisc Soundtrack:
(Surround Bass Below 50Hz): Yes
(Aggressive System Surround): Yes
(Intense 25Hz Bass): Yes
(Deep Bass Challenging): Yes
(Aggressive 0.1 LFE):
(Holosonic Soundfield): Yes
(Aggressive Split Surround): Yes
(Center Back Surround Imaging): No
(Directionalized Dialogue): Yes
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