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Batman (1966) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Leslie H. Martinson and produced by William Dozier.

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THE POP STARS MOONLIGHTING BLOGATHON: Chad and Jeremy and Catwoman and Batman, 1966

on Mar 13, 2020 From Caftan Woman

Chad Stuart and Jeremy Clyde Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews is hosting a unique blogathon devoted to the acting gigs of pop stars on March 12th to 14th. You will want to click HERE. Composer John Barry was influential in getting the folk-pop duo of Chad and Jeremy a recording contract and devel... Read full article


Batman: Dead End (2003, Sandy Collora)

on Mar 7, 2020 From The Stop Button

Batman: Dead End goes far in validating the idea of cosplay as successful costuming for film?well, not Andrew Koenig?s Joker?but definitely the Batman outfit. Costume designer Michael MacFarlane, cinematographer Vincent E. Toto, and director Collora do figure out a way to do a ?comics accurate? (if ... Read full article


Batman Versus Predator (1991)

on Oct 3, 2019 From The Stop Button

Batman Versus Predator, in case the title doesn?t give it away, is bad. It?s real bad. It could be worse, sure, but it?s real bad. It doesn?t open terribly?sure, the Kubert Brothers art is pretty bland from go, but the subject matter is at least sort of interesting (compared to where it goes later).... Read full article


Kapow! Batman: The Movie

By Cafe Guest Blogger on Sep 23, 2019 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

The Caped Crusaders board a yacht. Sarkoffagus, who wrote for the Classic Film & TV Cafe for its first five years, penned this special guest blogger review. As the Cafe celebrates its 10th anniversary this month, someone else has reached a prominent anniversary in 2019. The DC Comics character... Read full article


Batman: The Movie (1966)

By Beatrice on Jun 15, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Batman: The Movie Directed by Leslie H. Martinson Written by Lorenzo Semple Jr. based on characters created by Bob Kane 1966/USA William Dozier Productions First viewing/Amazon Instant The Penguin: How was I to know they’d have a can of shark-repellent Batspray handy? I remember the TV series ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Robin: [seeing the villains fly off on the Penguin's jet pack umbrellas] Holy Halloween!


Batman: Bon Voyage, Pussy.


Batman: They may be drinkers, Robin, but they're still human beings.


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Facts about

The movie was originally intended to be an introduction to the TV series. When the series wound up being produced and aired months ahead of schedule, the movie was made to cash in on the show's popularity.
The BatBoat was built especially for the film by the Glastron boat company. In exchange for their cooperation, the producers agreed to hold the film's world premiere in Austin, Texas, Glastron's headquarters.
The original trailer includes specially-shot footage of the 4 supervillains outlining their plans for the Dynamic Duo. Still frames from these sequences are visible when Batman and Commissioner Gordon watch a closed-circuit TV update on villains at large. The trailer also includes specially-shot footage of Batman and Robin addressing the audience about their first motion picture.
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