New Batman exhibit opens in honor of 75th anniversary
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 01:05
As the iconic comic book character, ''Batman'' celebrates his 75th birthday, props and memorabilia from all seven films are gathered together for a special exhibit on the lot of Warner Bros. in Burbank, California. John Russell reports.
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A new exhibit featuring a large collection of Batman props and memorabilia from all seven films opened on Thursday (June 26) on the Warner Bros. lot in honor of the Caped Crusader's 75th birthday.
The exhibit features a wide range of vehicles, props and costumes used throughout the film franchise's history.
The opening was attended by actor, Danny DeVito, who played the villain, "The Penguin" in the second Batman film, "Batman Returns" in 1992.
SOUNDBITE Danny DeVito saying (English):
"I mean you got to have a handsome guy play that part. I mean you can't get Paul Giamatti to play Batman, I mean with all due respect, Paul is a really nice guy a good actor, a great actor, but you need somebody like...who fits in the suit."
The Batman Exhibit was was created by the Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour in close collaboration with DC Entertainment.
First appearing in the comic book, Detective #27, which hit newsstands on March 30, 1939, Batman emerged to become one of the world's most popular super heroes.
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