Friday, September 12, 2014

Big Batty BATMAN Blow-Out! 1966 TV Series Pics, Rarities, and Sounds!

Swing back into action with more sensational '66 BATMAN TV series oddities! Click below to enlarge each!


Above two images: The high-dollar retailer Hammacher Schlemmer actually
cover-featured licensed replicas of the famed 1966 Batmobile! You can have
your own for a mere $200,000! Thanks to Mike Waller for sending this one!




Above three images: The venerable FILMFAX magazine ran this fabulous interview
with "Batwriter" Stanley Ralph Ross, one of the main crafters of the '66 show!


Above: Clipped from a 1966 fan mag, here is a quick synopsis
of the then-upcoming BATMAN feature film!


Above: Holy caloric intake! Here is a custom birthday cake created for
the King of Kustomizers (and crafter of the TV Batmobile), George Barris!


Above: A sizzling '66 article on the overwhelming wave of bountiful
Bat-merchandise that covered the planet during that mid-60s bout of "Batmania!"


Above: Adam West goes thru his paces as the Caped Crusader, while
filming the pilot episode for the series! Dig that handy Bat-extinguisher! 


Above: A striking '66 ad for one of the many recordings of the
memorable "Batman Theme!" This particular melodic offering, however, is
by the actual writer of the zippy tune!


BAT-BONUS! Click below to hear another rare cut from the kid-themed BATMAN MUSICAL STORIES LP, from titanic Tifton Records!




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