Native son returns from school in Spain to California in 1855 and finds corrupt politicians stealing land from old California families. He becomes a sort of Robin Hood in order to fight them.
The 50s were "happening years" in the United States. Many Americans had enough money to buy their first house. Cancer claimed several famous people. Actor Humphrey Bogart and Nobel laureate atomic physicist Enrico Fermi died at a fairly young age. The nation enjoyed unparalleled prosperity. Several significant breakthroughs were made in the field of medicine. The decade also witnessed an increased restlessness among teenagers who wished to break away from traditions. This extraordinary Video showcases the efforts made by authorities in the 50s to inform, educate and warn teenagers in California on various aspects of life.
Kirby exposes celluloid to the plants of the Huntington Gardens, then improvising on the footage through digital manipulation.
When real estate mogul Gavin Ransom (Noah Wyle) announces his plan to cover California's northern coast with scores of mini-mansions, his environmentalist sister, Olive (Ileana Douglas), launches a protest to stop him. But there's trouble ahead when Gavin begins falling for the pretty folk singer (Kate Mara) who's helping Olive's cause. This clever West Coast satire from writer-director Jonathan Parker is a twist on Henry James's The Bostonians.
Horace Heidt and His Californians plays "Tiger Rag", "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine", "Carnival of Venice" and "I'll Never Ask for More".
Around 1820 the son of a California nobleman comes home from Spain to find his native land under a villainous dictatorship. On the one hand he plays the useless fop, while on the other he is the masked avenger Zorro.
Bronson and Russell are up against some bad guys who run the town to which the pair have gone for supplies. Bronson runs into an old girl friend, Oliver, who is now married to his enemy Merlin. Bronson had long ago broken Merlin's arm, and now the man wants revenge.