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The Late Show: Batman Special

Synopsis

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The last in the current series.
A documentary whirl around one of the favourite mythical heroes of modern times. The
Late Show traces Batman's history from pulp vigilante and Second World War patriot through to 1950s scoutmaster and 1960s camp cult-figure. In his time, the Caped Crusader has been accused of homosexuality, castigated for promoting juvenile delinquency and taken to task by Pravda. But, as usual in the world of comics, virtue has triumphed. Batman has made a brilliant resurgence in the 1980s and is soon to be the star, with Jack Nicholson , of his own 50 million dollar film. Researcher DUNCAN MCALPINE Director MARY HARRON Producer FIONA MURCH
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Contributors

Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Unknown: Duncan McAlpine
Director: Mary Harron
Producer: Fiona Murch






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