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by Bob Furmanek
Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Bat Merchandise
Topic: Closing in on The Ultimate 1966 Bat Cowl!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 1004

Re: Closing in on The Ultimate 1966 Bat Cowl!!!

If funds permit, this is a must for me.

Do you sell the Adam West bust as well?

You are doing absolutely incredible work!
by Bob Furmanek
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Cesar Romero in 3-D!
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Re: Cesar Romero in 3-D!

The original release was very limited in 3-D and was the only feature of the 1950's boom to use anaglyphic glasses. See myth number one: http://www.3dfilmarchive.com/home/top-10-3-d-myths Our 3-D Blu-ray release will be polarized meaning you must have a 3-D capable display and glasses. We may also d...
by Bob Furmanek
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Cesar Romero in 3-D!
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Cesar Romero in 3-D!

We're remembering the great Cesar Romero on his birthday: February 15, 1907. By this fall, you will be seeing his long-lost 3-D feature EL CORAZON Y LA ESPADA on Blu-ray as part of our highly anticipated 3-D RARITIES II collection from Flicker Alley. We're not joking; this rarity has not seen anywhe...
by Bob Furmanek
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: I think Dozier rolled the dice with Gorshin
Replies: 25
Views: 1039

Re: I think Dozier rolled the dice with Gorshin

I'd say Gorshin was already a name in 1965. He was playing the top clubs and before Batman aired, he had signed for his 11th Ed Sullivan appearance. Besides, you don't buy a Bel Air mansion without some money in the pocket. He was the bigger TV name and she was the bigger movie name. Dozier simply c...
by Bob Furmanek
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: I think Dozier rolled the dice with Gorshin
Replies: 25
Views: 1039

Re: I think Dozier rolled the dice with Gorshin

Gorshin was hot in 1965. In addition to his very popular nightclub work and variety show guest spots, his dramatic role on COMBAT was well received, he was in talks to open on Broadway in Jerome Robbins' The Office and he did a western with Chuck Connors, "Ride Beyond Vengeance." And he bought a man...
by Bob Furmanek
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: I think Dozier rolled the dice with Gorshin
Replies: 25
Views: 1039

Re: I think Dozier rolled the dice with Gorshin

Here's how the first show was spotlighted in a half-page listing in TV Guide:

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by Bob Furmanek
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: 1965 BAT preview
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: 1965 BAT preview

There are a lot of different cuts in that video and his line ordering the orange juice is the original track recorded on set. In the final show, it's looped in post.
by Bob Furmanek
Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Jackie Gleason as The Penguin
Replies: 18
Views: 1185

Re: Jackie Gleason as The Penguin

by Bob Furmanek
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Jackie Gleason as The Penguin
Replies: 18
Views: 1185

Jackie Gleason as The Penguin

Gleason wanted the part according to this syndicated Feb. 5, 1966 article.
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by Bob Furmanek
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Sonny and Cher
Replies: 9
Views: 1885

Re: Sonny and Cher

From Army Archerd's column in Daily Variety: January 5, 1967
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by Bob Furmanek
Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Batman Goes Au Go-Go
Replies: 4
Views: 475

Re: Batman Goes Au Go-Go

I missed that, sorry for the double post!
by Bob Furmanek
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Robin, Batgirl and Vietnam
Replies: 24
Views: 1991

Re: Robin, Batgirl and Vietnam

Did anyone know this bit of trivia!
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by Bob Furmanek
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Bat Board
Topic: Robin, Batgirl and Vietnam
Replies: 24
Views: 1991

Re: Robin, Batgirl and Vietnam

I really doubt the change in his military classification was a publicity stunt!

I think the producers - who were still anxious to get enough shows in the can for syndication - were taking no chances.