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Batman and Robin (1949)

 -  Action | Adventure | Crime  -  26 May 1949 (USA)
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The caped crusaders versus The Wizard, black-hooded mastermind.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Lowery ...
Johnny Duncan ...
Robin / Dick Grayson (as John Duncan)
...
...
Ralph Graves ...
Winslow Harrison [Chs. 7-8]
Don C. Harvey ...
Henchman Nolan [Chs. 1-6] (as Don Harvey)
William Fawcett ...
Prof. Hammil
Leonard Penn ...
Carter - Hammil's Valet
Rick Vallin ...
Barry Brown
Michael Whalen ...
Greg McClure ...
Henchman Evans [Chs. 1-6]
House Peters Jr. ...
Henchman Earl [Chs. 7-15]
Jim Diehl ...
Henchman Jason [Chs. 3-15]
Rusty Wescoatt ...
Henchman Ives [Chs. 3-13]
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Storyline

Antisocial Prof. Hammil's Remote Control device, which enables the user to take over any motor vehicle within 50 miles (!), is stolen by The Wizard, black-hooded mastermind, and his gang. Batman and Robin (who drive about in a standard convertible) must prevent the Wizard from obtaining diamonds, needed as fuel for the device, and rescue magazine photographer Vicki Vale from periodic perils. Where is the Wizard's base, reached only by remote controlled submarine? Which of several suspicious characters hides beneath the Wizard's hood? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Release Date:

26 May 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The New Adventures of Batman and Robin-The Boy Wonder  »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(15 episodes)

Sound Mix:

| (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Robin's cape is black (or, at least, a dark color) as opposed to the yellow of the comic books. See more »

Goofs

Wires can be seen when The Wizard is supposed to be invisible, most notably in the telephone booth when The Wizard is on the run and calls his headquarters. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: Crime, striking our city night and day, is on the increase. Our undermanned police force is helpless to cope with the situation, but they have an ally - Batman - who with the faithful Robin, wages unending war against all criminals!
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Connections

Spoofed in Rat Pfink a Boo Boo (1966) See more »

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Very Good!
17 August 1999 | by (Lanham, Md) – See all my reviews

A very under rated chapterplay, Batman's costume is not as bad as they say . The actors are very good, the plot is very exciting, I will not tell you any more because I recommend you see it for yourself and cast a vote!


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