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TV Feature: HollywoodChicago.com on Three Parts of Adam West

Chicago – As they say about Adam West’s interpretation of Batman, “he hit so hard, that words describing the impact appeared out of thin air.” But there was more to him than just the superhero tights, as Patrick McDonald, Spike Walters and Jon Espino of HollywoodChicago.com remember the three main characters in the career of Adam West, who passed away last week.

West, Adam West: Early Publicity Shot of the Man Who Would be Batman

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His career had three acts; first as a movie/TV contract performer, then as the title character on “Batman” in 1966, and then – after a struggle to go beyond that hero role – he embraced the comic side as “Lookwell,” which led into his work as a notable voice actor… most famous as Mayor Adam West on the animated series “Family Guy.” As his career blossomed again, and The Batman took off in movies,
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The Happy Hooker Sequel Director Responsible for Desert Warrior, Later Transmogrified into Islamophobic video

Innocence of Muslims / 'Desert Warrior' director Alan Roberts best-known for '70s soft-core porn The polemical anti-Islam "film" (actually, a cheap, grade Z amateur video), now has not only a producer, but also a director. The "Israeli entrepreneur Sam Bacile" has been exposed as the Egyptian Coptic Christian Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, who allegedly misled all (or most) involved in the production. And Gawker has reported that Alan Roberts aka Robert Brownell, the director of a handful of softcore porn movies in the '70s and early '80s, helmed "Desert Warrior," a cheesy Arabian adventure that was to become -- following some sloppy overdubbing -- Innocence of Muslims. Besides the now infamous Islamophobic YouTube sensation, which has been blamed for riots in several Muslim countries from Tunisia to Pakistan, Alan Roberts' movie credits include several now long forgotten titles. (Please scroll down for more details.) Alan Roberts also produced several little-known movies,
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Report: 'Innocence of Muslims' Helmed by 1970s Softcore Director Alan Roberts

In the latest twist to the Innocence of Muslims saga -- the amateurishly made anti-Islamic film that set off anti-u.S. riots worldwide that claimed the life of Ambassador Christopher Stevens -- several websites are claiming the director listed in the film credits as Alan Roberts is the same Alan Roberts who helmed a number of low-budget films throughout the '70s, '80s and '90s. IMDb lists Roberts' credits, which include softcore sexploitation fare like The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood (1980) and Young Lady Chatterley (1977), the action movie Karate Cop (1991) and the erotic thriller Save Me (1994), starring Harry Hamlin. Q&A: 'Innocence of Muslims'

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