Pure. Genius. Period.

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Pure. Genius. Period.

Post by wally wingert » Tue Jun 30, 2015 7:13 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bB6CX8IbzWY

Song written by Mel Torme, by the way.

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Post by Batfanman » Tue Jun 30, 2015 7:47 pm

Very well done. Too bad he didn't have on his formal Riddler suit.
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Post by Gorshin Romero » Tue Jun 30, 2015 8:04 pm

ONLY Frank Gorshin could make that work!

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Post by Ben Bentley » Wed Jul 01, 2015 3:18 am

Frank had it all, his physical performances are paired perfectly with vocal delivery only he could muster.

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Post by WayneGrayson » Sun Jul 05, 2015 4:33 pm

He certainly was - genius, that is. The other three parts of the Unholy Quadrinity were excellent and there would have been no show without them, but it seems as if Gorshin actually wrote and created the character from scratch. I'm not big on comic books, except for Mad Magazine, but I've seen drawings of the Riddler and HOLY DOPPELGANGERS, it sure looks like Frank.

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Post by Boy Wonder » Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:15 pm

LOVE IT!

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Post by Phil B » Mon Jul 06, 2015 2:08 am

Nice find. Love the outfits the ladies are wearing. How could they expect anyone to follow in this man's footsteps?

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Post by elmrgraham » Mon Jul 06, 2015 3:36 am

Excellent.

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Post by John Mack » Mon Jul 06, 2015 5:37 am

You can own the song on CD!! The CD is entitled, "Batmania: Songs inspired by the TV series."

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Post by Dynamic Duo » Wed Jul 08, 2015 5:33 pm

Frank Gorshin was a class act.....my folks saw him in Vegas in the '70's, and he sold out the house for many consecutive nights.....What a great Riddler....my second most favorite Bat-villain, next to Cesar's Joker.....
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Post by chrisbcritter » Wed Jul 08, 2015 10:15 pm

Hope that TV show he did, The Kopykats, shows up on YT someday - I'd love to see Frank's rendition of Kirk Douglas performing "A Boy Named Sue" again! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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