Batman (1966)

35mm film, colour (by DeLuxe), 1.85:1
mono (Westrex Recording System), English

An American comedy science fiction film directed by Leslie H. Martinson.

Plot Summary

Batman and Robin battle the combined forces of their arch-enemies, The Joker, The Penguin, The Riddler and Catwoman.


Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson
© MCMLXVI [1966] by Greenlawn Productions and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Twentieth Century Fox [logo]. William Dozier production
Produced by: William Dozier
Associate Producer: Charles B. Fitzsimons
Written by: Lorenzo Semple Jr
Based Upon Characters Created by: Bob Kane appearing in Batman and Detective Comics magazines published by National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Director of Photography: Howard Schwartz
Film Editor: Harry Gerstad
Music by: Nelson Riddle
Batman Theme by: Neal Hefti
Makeup by: Ben Nye
Hair Styles Supervised by: Margaret Donovan
Sound: Roy Meadows, Harry M. Leonard
Special Photographic Effects: L.B. Abbott
Art Direction: Jack Martin Smith, Serge Krizman

Adam West [Batman/Bruce Wayne]
Burt Ward [Robin/Dick Grayson]
Lee Meriwether (The Catwoman)
Cesar Romero (The Joker)
Burgess Meredith (The Penguin)
Frank Gorshin (The Riddler)
Alan Napier [Alfred]
Neil Hamilton [Commissioner Gordon]
Stafford Repp [Chief O'Hara]
Madge Blake [Aunt Harriet Cooper]
Reginald Denny as Commodore Schmidlapp
Milton Frome [Vice Admiral Fangschliester]
Gil Perkins [Bluebeard]
Dick Crockett [Morgan]
George Sawaya [Quetch]

Alternative Titles

O anthropos nyhterida – Greece (video)
Batman – Il film – Italy (DVD)
Batman – lepakkomies – Finland
Batman – O Homem Morcego – Brazil
Batman and Robin – Hong Kong
Batman hält die Welt in Atem – Germany
Batman zbawia swiat – Poland
Batman, o Invencível – Portugal
Batman: La película – Spain
Betmen – Serbia, Turkey
I nyhterida – Greece

See also
Batman (1966-1968)
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016)
Batman vs. Two-Face (2017)



  • Castle of Frankenstein no.10 p.28
  • Supernatural no.1 (January 1969) pp.44-46 – illustrated article (Television fantasy by Stan Nicholls)


  • Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction by Phil Hardy (ed) p.248; 249 – illustrad credits, review
  • The Batman Filmography (second edition) by Mark S. Reinhart pp.59-79 – illustrated credits, review
  • The Encyclopedia of on Film and Television by John Kenneth Muir pp.117-118 – credits, review
  • Escape Velocity by Bradley Schauer pp.181-82
  • Feature films, 1960-1969: A Filmography of English-language and Major Foreign-language United States Releases by Harris M. Lentz III p.27 – credits
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films: A Checklist by Donald C. Willis p.37 – credits
  • Kine & TV Year Book 1968 p.109 – credits
  • by Walt Lee p.26 – credits
  • Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Film Sequels, Series, and Remakes by Kim R. Holston and Tom Winchester p.47 – credits, review
  • Variety Science-Fiction Movies by Julian Brown (ed.) p.15 – credits, review