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Batman (1966) Review


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If you're old enough, you remember when Batman first became a cultural phenomenon. No, not when Tim Burton tagged then-comedian Michael Keaton and Oscar-winning warhorse Jack Nicholson to play the Caped Crusader and his joking nemesis, respectively. Forty years ago, every kid in America was glued to their living room TV set, awaiting the moment when the familiar Neal Hefti theme music would announce another amazing adventure with the crime fighter and the boy wonder Robin. So successful was the '60s version that at the height of its popularity it actually aired twice a week. Naturally, ABC wanted to maximize its prime time hit's potential, so in between seasons one and two, a full length motion picture was produced.

The storyline of 1966's Batman offers up the four main villains from the series -- The Joker (Cesar Romero), The Penguin (Burgess Meredith), The Riddler (Frank Gorshin), and Catwoman (Lee Meriwether, subbing for a previously committed Julie Newmar) -- uniting to bring down Batman (Adam West) and Robin (Burt Ward) once and for all. Using a device known as a dehydrator, they kidnap the United World Security Council, determined to use their crime to dismantle the organization and take over the world. With the leaders now turned to dust, our bad-guy-busting duo must save the day, hopefully restoring the assembly before the planet devolves into chaos.

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Burt Ward - The original Burt Ward 'Robin' suit from the cult TV series 'Batman and Robin' Friday 1st June 2007 at The Rock 'n' Roll Celebrity Memorabilia Fame Bureau Auction Las Vegas, Nevada

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Burt Ward at The Rock 'n' Roll Celebrity Memorabilia Fame Bureau Auction The original Burt Ward "Robin" suit from the cult TV series "Batman and Robin." and numerous props used in the 1967 movie on display at the Rock 'N' Roll celebrity memorabilia Fame Bureau auction at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in

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