Batman Vs Godzilla Full Treatment?

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Batman Vs Godzilla Full Treatment?

Post by adventuremaster18 » Tue May 01, 2018 5:26 pm

So, I recently found out this was a thing: https://wikizilla.org/wiki/Batman_vs._Godzilla

As a fan of Adam West Batman and Godzilla, this seemed awesome. It says there were two treatments made by Shinichi Sekizawa, which sounds cool, but I'm interested in the William Dozier treatment. While a description of the treatment was provided, I was curious if anyone has scans of the full 22 page treatment that's available at the American Heritage Center in the University of Wyoming. This sounds absolutely insane and I'd love to read the full treatment, maybe I'd even try to write a script out of it myself. So, does anyone have this?

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Re: Batman Vs Godzilla Full Treatment?

Post by John Mack » Tue May 01, 2018 6:55 pm

I only have the PDF of Toho"s script. If anyone wants to download the description of the Dozier treatment to see what we're talking about, it's here....scroll to the bottom of the article.

https://wikizilla.org/wiki/Batman_vs._Godzilla
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Re: Batman Vs Godzilla Full Treatment?

Post by adventuremaster18 » Tue May 01, 2018 7:03 pm

John Mack wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 6:55 pm
I only have the PDF of Toho"s script. If anyone wants to download the description of the Dozier treatment to see what we're talking about, it's here....scroll to the bottom of the article.

https://wikizilla.org/wiki/Batman_vs._Godzilla
I wouldn't mind seeing the Toho script! Could you put it up for download? But still, I'm curious about the Dozier treatment. I'd like to see how Godzilla would work in a Batman 66 story and all the details of it.

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Re: Batman Vs Godzilla Full Treatment?

Post by Lord Death Man » Tue May 01, 2018 8:05 pm

If you PM me with an email, I can send you a PDF copy of the Dozier Batman/Godzilla treatment from the archives when I get home tonight. I tried adding the file here but it looks like you cannot add PDF's.
John Mack wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 6:55 pm
I only have the PDF of Toho"s script. If anyone wants to download the description of the Dozier treatment to see what we're talking about, it's here....scroll to the bottom of the article.

https://wikizilla.org/wiki/Batman_vs._Godzilla
Mr. Mack, you have a PDF copy of the purported Sekizawa script/treatment (in Japanese under the Toho banner)? It would probably be the forged document made by a fan years ago that has made the rounds, a Sekizawa treatment is pretty much an urban legend. It was said to have been done in 11/1965, BEFORE the TV series aired, and Batman was largely unknown in Japan at the time (until the series aired there) and would not really have been considered for any type of treatment. Author John Lemay (in his excellent English language 'Lost Films' book that examines dozens of unproduced kaiju film projects) states that while the treatment is rumored to be unfinished and 38 pages, there is absolutely no confirmed evidence of it ever existing. Sekizawa denied ever doing one, there is nothing in Toho's archives, and Sekizawa's family stated it was not among his papers. It is likely the rumor got started based on the Dozier treatment.
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Re: Batman Vs Godzilla Full Treatment?

Post by adventuremaster18 » Tue May 01, 2018 8:18 pm

Lord Death Man wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 8:05 pm
If you PM me with an email, I can send you a PDF copy of the Dozier Batman/Godzilla treatment from the archives when I get home tonight. I tried adding the file here but it looks like you cannot add PDF's.
John Mack wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 6:55 pm
I only have the PDF of Toho"s script. If anyone wants to download the description of the Dozier treatment to see what we're talking about, it's here....scroll to the bottom of the article.

https://wikizilla.org/wiki/Batman_vs._Godzilla
Mr. Mack, you have a PDF copy of the purported Sekizawa script/treatment (in Japanese under the Toho banner)? It would probably be the forged document made by a fan years ago that has made the rounds, a Sekizawa treatment is pretty much an urban legend. It was said to have been done in 11/1965, BEFORE the TV series aired, and Batman was largely unknown in Japan and would not really have been considered for any type of treatment at the time. Sekizawa denied ever doing one and no records of one exist, it is likely the rumor got started based on the Dozier treatment.
Thanks, I'll PM you!

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Re: Batman Vs Godzilla Full Treatment?

Post by John Mack » Wed May 02, 2018 3:42 am

Lord Death Man, probably so lol. Oh, and I had the same discovery, PDF files don't download.
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Re: Batman Vs Godzilla Full Treatment?

Post by SaintsPreserveUs » Fri May 04, 2018 1:47 pm

Holy missed opportunity!
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Re: Batman Vs Godzilla Full Treatment?

Post by AndyFish » Mon May 07, 2018 6:18 am

Thanks to Lord Death Man, if anyone wants to read the script and not bother her to have to email an attachment I've uploaded it into a server.
Download here;
https://1drv.ms/b/s!AmVGnHqILUckgXOX6KdrqwR_Q0Bb

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Re: Batman Vs Godzilla Full Treatment?

Post by epaddon » Sun May 13, 2018 5:51 pm

So as Godzilla smashes the city does Batman say, "poor deluded creature"? :)

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