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The Unauthorized Batman Films of the 1960s

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Batman as played by Philippine actor Dolphy in JAMES BATMAN

Over the years, filmmakers have depicted Batman in a variety of films unauthorized by the character’s publisher, DC Comics.  These unauthorized films offer different artistic interpretations of the character, ranging from fan homage to comedic spoof to commercial ripoff to pornography.  In the 1960s, both before and after the success of the camp Batman television series which debuted in 1966, several unauthorized Batman films were made in the United States, the Philippines, and Mexico that depict Batman and Batman-related characters in a comedic manner that fit well with the tone of the Batman television series.

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