Posts Tagged ‘burt ward’

Daily Batman: Sick burn

November 1, 2012

The little robin can really sling those zings.

Daily Batman: Movie Moment — Batman Began

July 20, 2011

On this date, July 20, 1966, Batman (Leslie Martinson) made its stunning cinematic debut. These hand-picked choice stills shall speak for themselves.

Thank you and good night. (bow)

Daily Batman: Family Affair, “A neurotic style of life” edition

July 18, 2011

In the investigation of a neurotic style of life, we must always note who suffers most because of the patient’s condition. Usually, this is a member of the family.

…To injure another person through atonement is one of the most subtle devices of the neurotic.

(Dr. Alfred Adler. Problems of Neurosis. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, Ltd, 1929.)

Neurosis — keep it all in the family.

Daily Batman: the little Robin has a holiday package to share

December 8, 2010

via fyeahbatman on the tumblr.

Burt Ward goofin’. I am planning a Green Hornet post where I’m going to talk about an incident between Ward and my darlingest bamf Bruce Lee on the Batman set, but for now just enjoy this provocative pose from television’s take on the irrepressible Boy Wonder. (And if you’re feeling particularly gleeful and trashy, pick up Burt’s autobiography. It’s a hoot.)

Daily Batman: While the Bat’s away

June 9, 2010

Alfred Pennyworth and the little Robin to the rescue.

Burt Ward and Alan Napier in a still from the original Batman: The Movie (Leslie H. Martinson, 1966).

Alfred is such a G.

Daily Batman: Hot wheels edition

March 3, 2010

They call me Baby Driver
And once upon a pair of wheels
I hit the road and I’m gone,
What’s my number?
I wonder how your engine feels.

Burt Ward and Adam West photographed by Yale Joel on the set of the Batman movie, 1966.

Scoot down the road,
What’s my number?
I wonder how your engine feels.

“Baby Driver” (Simon and Garfunkel, 1969).

Patented style.

An actual patent was filed for the Batmobile that was built for the first film version of Batman (Leslie Martinson, 1966). The patent, no. 205998, was registered to Mr. George Barris of Barris Kustom, who outfitted the Batmobile for the movie. Among its features were a mobile batphone, bat-symbol hubcaps, and a “radar-like antenna with aimable parabolic reflector.” (source)

Daily Batman: Movie Moment – Batman: The Movie (1966)

December 18, 2009

Though the producer had wanted to film the movie before the TV series, production didn’t start until network execs were sure they had a hit. Thus the gift of Batman: The Movie was not received by its awe-stricken public until July 30, 1966, between the first and second seasons. It’s quite the show.

Title sequence.

Favorite tagline is “MEN DIE! WOMEN SIGH! Beneath that Batcape — he’s all man!” and the best line is when Batman says, “They may be drinkers, Robin, but they’re still human beings.”

Holy papier-mâché!

Robin: Holy sardine!
Batman: Hand down the shark repellent Batspray!

The others I can understand, but whale repellent?

Riddler: You and your trained, exploding shark!
Penguin: How was I to know they’d have a can of shark repellent Bat-spray handy?

Daily Batman: Dick Clark and the Dynamic Duo

November 19, 2009

Dick Clark: (opening apartment window as Batman and Robin climb past) Hey! Who’re you?
Robin: He must be new in Gotham City.
Batman: He’s from Philadelphia.
Dick Clark: How did you know?
Batman: You dipped your dipthong. People from Philidelphia are known for that.

Robin: We’re Batman and Robin. The crimefighters!
Dick Clark: Oh. Are you a vocal group?
Robin: What?!
Dick Clark: I thought perhaps you might be a singing duo.
–“Batman”, Season 2, Episode 1: “Shoot A Crooked Arrow.” (Original air date September 7, 1966.)

Daily Batman: The Cat and the Little Robin

November 13, 2009

The Cat and the Little Robin … they do not always get along.

[Catwoman is about to feed Robin to a tiger.]
Robin: Catwoman, you are not a nice person.

Did he make it out? (spoiler alert: sadly yes) My entire family is sick, so that’s it for today. Catch you on the flip side!

Daily Batman: Robin is also around, I guess

October 4, 2009

If this is not the face of a boy who’s just been caught wondering himself, I do not know what is.

“If Robin crops up in one of the new Batman films, I’ll be chaining myself up somewhere and refusing to go to work.” –Christian Bale, 2008, allegedly

Elizabeth: obviously I am not going to tell the world that my pal J has a man crush on Christian Bale
Elizabeth: I am merely saying that he came up in my daily batman today
the Cappy: you could, I’m comfortable

Everyone? My pal J has a man crush on Christian Bale. Perfectly normal, perfectly healthy.