Back again with another bountiful bunch of BATMAN TV show greatness! Click below to enlarge these rare pics from the famed 1966-1968 ABC TV sensation!
|Above: Adam West ("Batman") and Cesar Romero ("Joker") on |
location for the third season episode, "Surf's Up/Joker's Under!"
|Above: Cesar Romero portrays the Joker with a frantic |
flourish, in this image from the '66 BATMAN film!
|Above: BATMAN meets F TROOP! Adam West |
takes a break to speak with Forrest Tucker!
|Above: Frank Gorshin ("Riddler") on set with director |
Charles Rondeau (left) and actor Richard Bakalyan (right)!
|Above: Filming the 1966 BATMAN movie! The cast |
and crew carefully shoot scenes with the Batboat!
|Above: Adam West and Burt Ward ("Robin") show off the |
early version of the Batcycle, seen only in one episode!
A later one would be used throughout the series, even
appearing in the movie!
|Above: Again on set of the BATMAN '66 film, Frank Gorshin |
and Lee Meriwether ("Catwoman") flank Reuben Watt, assistant
director for the series!
|Above: Batman co-creator Bob Kane enjoys the 1966 period of |
Batmania, as he creates tons of paintings exploiting the
characters and his connection to them! Note the inclusion of
the "TV Batman" in portions of the above painting...
|Above: Adam West still made various personal appearances |
as Batman well into the 80s, as seen in the above pic!
|Above: Adam West in 2013, hyping the new |
wave of BATMAN '66 toys and merchandise !
BAT-BONUS! Didja know that frantic Frank Gorshin, during the height of the BATMAN craze, released a swingin' single? One cut features him at his manic best in character as Riddler, the other side is Frank playing it smooth, belting out a lilting lil' ballad! Click below to see the 45 record sleeve!
BONUS BAT-BONUS! Click below to hear both sides of this rare Gorshin single!
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