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Leslie H. Martinson

Released on July 30 of 1966 in the USA, "Batman" (also known as "Batman hält die Welt in Atem", "Batman: The Movie") is an Action/Adventure/Comedy/Crime/Family film directed by Leslie H. Martinson, and written by Bob Kane (characters) . Adam West is starring, alongside Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether, Cesar Romero, Burgess Meredith and Frank Gorshin.

MEN DIE! WOMEN SIGH! Beneath that Batcape - he's all man!

Who directed "Batman":

Batman was directed by Leslie H. Martinson, an American director, and writer.

Before directing Batman, Leslie H. Martinson had directed For Those Who Think Young, released in 1964, FBI Code 98 (1963), Black Gold (1962), Lad: A Dog (1962), Hot Rod Rumble (1957), and Hot Rod Girl (1956). Since, he directed Fathom, released in 1967, Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971), Escape from Angola (1976), Missile X - Geheimauftrag Neutronenbombe (1978).

When was "Batman" released:

Batman was initially released on Saturday, July 30, 1966, in the United States.. This was fifty-three (53) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, December 16, 1966 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, October 05, 1966 in France; Friday, February 10, 1967 in Germany; Wednesday, October 26, 1966 in Italy and on Saturday, March 11, 1967 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Batman":

At the casting of Batman we find Adam West, previously seen in Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964) and Soldier in the Rain (1963); Burt Ward (Robot Ninja (1990)); Lee Meriwether (The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963), 4D Man (1959)) [ more... ]

  • Frank Gorshin and Cesar Romero, Burgess Meredith also worked together in Skidoo, released in 1968.
  • Milton Frome and Frank Gorshin also appeared together in The Delicate Delinquent, released in 1957.
  • Dick Crockett and Gil Perkins have both also be seen in Spartacus, released in 1960.

What is the Storyline of "Batman":

When Batman (West) and Robin (Ward) get a tip that Commodore Schmidlapp (Reginald Denny) is in danger aboard his yacht, they launch a rescue mission using the Batcopter. As Batman descends on the Bat-ladder to land on yacht it suddenly vanishes beneath him. He rises out of the sea with a shark attacking his leg. After Batman dislodges it with Bat-shark repellant, the shark explodes. Batman and Robin head back to Commissioner Gordon's office, where they deduce that the tip was a set-up by The United [...]

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