King of the rocket men 1949 movie serial chapter 1 of 12 part 1. Batman and robin pits the titular heroes robert lowery and john duncan, respectively against a mysterious masked criminal called the wizard. Directed at a breakneck pace by serial vet spencer gordon bennett, the complete 1949 movie serial collections 15 episodes pits lowerys batman and johnny duncan as the boy wonder against archvillain the wizard, who has designs on a remotecontrol device that doubles as a death ray. The batmobile used for this serial was a 1949 mercury convertible. Batman and robin is the 1949 sequel to the 1943 serial batman. Did you know what the batmobile used for 1949 batman and robin serial was a 1949 mercury convertible. Movie adaptation of the serial addeddate 20190612 04. In this new live action 15chapter adventure, robert lowery played batman bruce wayne, while johnny duncan played robin dick grayson. Robert lowery plays batman bruce wayne, johnny duncan who died just last month, at. This opening chapter is titled, batman takes over, and runs 27. Film casting list, boxoffice, free download movie hdposter and buy bluray dvd mm52.
The 49 batman serial, while closer to the tv version, than the high budgeted movie spectacular, for me, is somewhere in between. You can download or stream batman and robin, captain america, and the best superhero serial ever made captain marvel from there. Batman and robin 1949 is a 15chapter serial released in 1949 by columbia pictures. Aug 21, 2014 robert lowery batman and johnny duncan robin make for an attentiongetting albeit, slightly wrinkled dynamic duo in this 15 chapter serial produced by columbia pictures. It is a sequel to the 1943 serial batman, although with different actors. Batman returned to live action for his second and final serial run in 1949. But despite both serials being produced by columbia pictures, batman and robin stars a completely different cast. The villain of the 1949 batman and robin serial, the. Batman different franchise contentsshow plot the plot dealt with the. Discussion in batman world started by cconn, jan 10, 2005. Batman and robin 1949 serial in the universe section of their template. Used batman and robin the complete 1949 serial collection.
Like the first one, it was made as cheap as possible. Still working on the 43 serial on youtube, its interesting. Robert lowery played batman, while johnny duncan played robin. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 next cconn fountainhead of culture. Supporting players included jane adams as vicki vale and veteran character actor lyle talbot as commissioner. Batman and robin serial 1949 on dvd the superherohype. Characters, locations, and items that originate from the tv or movie reality of batman and robin 1949 serial.
Like in the 1943 serial, the same car also happened to be bruce waynes regular. To add characters, locations or items to this list enter. The only difference between batmomble and bruce waynes car was that the top was put up when it was in use as the batmobile. Sidekick robin joins the caped crusader in battling evil. The wizard has stolen a powerful remotecontrol machine that can. Batman and robin the 1949 serial join superheroes batman robert lowery and robin john duncan as they help commissioner gordon lyle talbot battle the wizard, a villainous madman who steals a topsecret remote device allowing him to control all the moving vehicles in gotham. Batman and robin the serial collection vhs, 1997 for. Hammils remote control device, which enables the user to take over any motor vehicle within 50 miles, is stolen by the wizard, blackhooded mastermind, and his gang. Batman and robin 1949 serial this page contains a list of all episodes in the television series. Robert lowery, johnny duncan, jane adams, imdb rating. Batman and robin 1949 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The complete 1949 movie serial collection looks really nice, and shows how much better vintage serials look when their authorized and not a budget public domain release.
Batman and robin the complete 1949 movie serial collection. Apparently culled from the original negative, the fullframe, black and white transfer is sharp, welldetailed and has deep blacks. Perhaps primitive by todays incredible technological marvels, this movie is nonetheless very well done, for the standards of the day. Robert lowery, johnny duncan, jane adams, lyle talbot, ralph graves, don. Supporting players included jane adams as vicki vale and. Though it lacked any significant budget, most elements of the batman universe were retained. Summary of season 1 1949 2 discs comics enthusiasts will delight in this liveaction series that collects all the episodes from the 1949 serial featuring the heroic caped crusader, batman robert lowery, and his youthful sidekick, robin john duncan, as they battle crime in the metropolis of gotham. The serial was commercially successful and in 1949, four years after world war ii, spawned another columbia chapter serial, batman and robin. I love this serial so much i really enjoy lowery and duncan i really wish they would have.
Like in the 1943 serial, the same car also happened to be bruce waynes regular transportation. With robert lowery, johnny duncan, jane adams, lyle talbot. Look at the photos carefully, theyre part of the description. The caped crusaders do battle with a blackhooded villian known only as the wizard, whos stolen a device that enables the user to take cont. I have seen selected episodes from some serials, including the classic flash gordon from 1936, and i am familiar with the overall structure and production. Jane adamss vicki vale is on hand to fall into peril at.
This template will categorize articles that include it into category. Here is another of the batman serials these were quite common in theaters. Batman and robin is a 15chapter serial released in 1949 by columbia pictures. Batman was the first dc comics character to have his own serial.
The oneaweek chapter play was running out of steam by 1949. Were excited to present batman takes over, the first installment in one of the earliest screen depictions of batman ever made, the 1949 serial batman and robin. Batman and robin 1949 batman, batman suit, batman robin. The plot dealt with the batman and robin facing off against the wizard, a hooded villain. It is a sequel to the 1943 serial the batman, although with different actors, and honestly there are no plot elements linking one to the other. Batman 1943 and batman and robin 1949 15 chapter movie. Supporting players included jane adams as vicki vale and veteran character actor lyle talbot as commissioner gordon plot. Bennet 1949 given my love of serialized fiction, classic cinema, and b movies, it is odd that i have never watched a film serial from start to finish before now. The 1949 serial batman and robin replaced both the batman and robin actors, this time played by robert lowery and johnny duncan. Watch batman and robin 1949 online for free the roku. If you have found an episode that is not seen on this page, please add it to this list, and the appropriate seasons list. New adventures of batman and robin, the boy wonder, also known as simply batman and robin, is a 15chapter serial released in 1949 by columbia pictures. Its a 1949 movie serial starring the darknight detective and the boy wonder squaring off against the mysterious hooded bad guy known as the wizard. The entire first batman serial was rereleased theatrically in 1965 as an evening with batman and robin, and proved very popular some theatres showed the chapters as a saturday matinee.
The complete 1949 movie serial collection 2 discs columbia tristar. Following up on the popular 1943 film serial the batman, this 15part serial is about a nefarious masked figure called the wizard, who swipes a diamondpowered remote control device that renders all of gotham citys machines immobile. Chapter 2 of batman and robin serial from 1949 i took off the intro so it can go straight into the episode. Used batman and robin the complete 1949 serial collection for sale in middletown batman and robin the complete 1949 serial collection posted by casey cool in middletown. The batman, as it was called, was followed a halfdozen years later by batman and robin 1949, an enjoyable 15chapter serial. Lowery makes a better batman than wilson in the batman 1943 serial. They serve essentially as two stand alone movie serials. Batman and robin 1949 complete 15 episodes tv serial 2. The caped crusaders versus the wizard, blackhooded mastermind. Batman and robin was columbias second batman serial, but featuring an entirely different cast. The dynamic duo face off against the wizard, a hooded villain with an electrical device which controls cars. Includes all 15 episodes on dvd pit lowerys batman letgo. Batman and robin 1949 columbia serial when it was cool. Batman and robin, later called the new adventures of batman and robin and new adventures of batman and robin, the boy wonder was a 15chapter serial from 1949 by columbia pictures.458 1127 707 763 542 1562 251 591 1044 550 733 1431 171 394 1267 170 839 338 858 598 1049 1467 1 1101 473 891 712 836 860 1029 786 747 723 210 1445 701