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Friday, August 22, 2008

Z is for Zorro?

And the winners are:
Zorro - Antonio Banderas (69%)
Lolita - Catherine-Zeta Jones (69%)
Fray Felipe - John Goodman (60%)
Thank you for voting!

FADE IN:

EXT. VILLAGE. 1820's LOS ANGELES - DAY

A crowd of PEONS watch SOLDIERS posting a DEAD OR ALIVE Bulletin for the capture of ZORRO. Suddenly, a galloping horse flies into the crowd. Zorro marks his signature Z into the side of the building. Galloping from the opposite direction,
another Zorro appears, carving a Z adjacent to the first.

Perplexed, peons and soldiers surround the two dismounted Zorros who study one another suspiciously, hands on the hilt of their swords.

ZORRO
En guarde!

The two dual like devils; each lunging, retreating, circling, lunging, retreating, and so on for an hour. Peons are taking a siesta; soldiers are resting against the side of the building; the two Zorros clinging to one another in exhaustion.

FRAY FELIPE appears. As Zorro turns to him, his hat falls releasing locks of long, glistening hair; perspiration clinging to and outlining a sultry, feminine body.

ZORRO
Lolita?

Lolita drops her sword, then sensually straightens out her hair.

LOLITA
Ah, exhilerating!
(amused)
Not Lolita, but Z.

Peons stir; soldiers scratch their heads.

Smiling seductively, she steps closely towards Zorro. She caresses his face then rips off his mask, revealing Zorro's true identity.

FRAY FELIPE
Diego?

LOLITA
Yes. It is Diego!

DIEGO
Why Lolita? Why would you do this to me?

LOLITA
Because I am the true Zorro! Tell them!

Diego studies the questioning crowd.

DIEGO
(bowing his head)
Yes. It is true.

LOLITA
Ha ha ha! No one can defeat Z!

Another Zorro appears, gallops passed Lolita, and snatches her up onto his horse. They disappear into the sunset.

DIEGO

Z is for Zorro?

FADE TO BLACK

**written by petra michelle**

http://petramichelle.blogspot.com/
http://ifreelance.com/pro/43547

20 comments:

Rowena said...

With a setting like this I couldn't help but choose Banderas and Zeta Jones. Entertaining!

Mama Zen said...

Yes, very entertaining!

tipper said...

Horses, swords, sensual hair flying-so exciting! I can see the dust flying-and the puzzled faces trying to figure it all out.

Anonymous said...

Love the confusion!

Anonymous said...

lOVE THE CONFUSION!

Blog Stalker said...

Great new post! I agree with Rowena.

Banderas and Zeta Jones

i beati said...

one of my favorite students was Diego can't get his picture off my brain sk

Rowena said...

Petra, about your comment on Notte di Note...so glad you liked it. You just have to make it over here one day! Once you've done all the churches and museums, the secret treasures are within the little towns who rarely see foreigners. Although it certainly helps to be able to understand the language, residents are more than eager to explain their traditions and cultures. Sweet!

Peter Rozovsky said...

Tyrone Power! Wow, when you decide to include dead actors, you go all out.
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Detectives Beyond Borders
"Because Murder Is More Fun Away From Home"
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Peter Rozovsky said...

My "other" vote for Zorro, just for fun, was Errol Flynn. If you really wanted an out-of-the-blue candidate, you could go for the Vincent Price of His Kind of Woman.
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Detectives Beyond Borders
"Because Murder Is More Fun Away From Home"
http://www.detectivesbeyondborders.blogspot.com/

CRIS said...

I'm sorry Petra, I was very busy but I'm gonna put the translator today again.Very good this dialogue but I couldnt thing in any better tan C.Z.Jones for the femenine rol.

bulletholes said...

I have to go with Liberace, Andy Dick and Cujo...all three being qualified to play any of the parts....but I would put the "A"Team as being
Liberace/Zorro
Lolita/Cujo
Andy D/Felipe

CRIS said...

HI!Petra only to say to you I have put the translator again.
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CRIS said...

I'm sorry Petra but now think I fixed.I got it from a another blog I have to prove new things.Thank you a lot to told me!.

Enzie at World Market Portraits said...

Oh boy, all these choices! I am a traditionalist so I would vote for Banderas and Zeta Jones as well. They just seem to click on stage.

By the way thanks for the link! I will do the same for you!

Jules said...

Okay, now I want to know...... who do you picture here? 'Cmon........ tell, tell.

bulletholes said...

So do the write in ever win?
Because I think my line-up would be the funniest, most intelligent, dramatically creative and Thespetically inspiring cast since...Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtiss lit up "Some like it Hot".
Indubitably.

Enzie at World Market Portraits said...

Petra, please head over to my blog, I have a surprise for you.

Jay said...

Hmm... I came over and voted and left a comment the other day, via my news feed. But it's not here!

Anyway, I chose Banderas and Zeta Jones too - as it seems most people did. Sorry Brian, maybe next time. ;)

aoc gold said...

Jingle, Bells

(1)

Dashing thro' the snow,

In a one-horse open sleigh,

O'er the fields we go,

Laughing all the way;

Bells on bobtail ring,

Making spirits bright;

What fun it is to ride and sing

A sleighing song tonight!

(Refrain:) Jingle, bells! Jingle, bells!

Jingle all the way!

Oh! What fun it is to ride in a one-horse open sleigh!

(2)

Now the ground is white,

Go it while you're young;

Take the girls tonight,

And sing this sleighing song.

Just get a bob-tailed bay,

Two-forty for his speed;

then hitch him to an open sleigh,

And crack! You'll take the lead.

~~~by aoc powerlevewling