BATMAN RETURNS
1992, Warner Bros., 126 min, USA, Dir: Tim Burton

Abandoned mutant baby Danny DeVito grows up to be Gotham City's formidable villain The Penguin, one of several opponents Michael Keaton has to face in Tim Burton's second Batman movie. There's also Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman and Christopher Walken's Max Shreck, all of whom take on Batman in a rare sequel that is every bit as rich and compelling as the original.


BATMAN
1989, Warner Bros., 126 min, USA, Dir: Tim Burton

Tim Burton and Michael Keaton reinvent the classic superhero - with some help from Jack Nicholson as The Joker - in this smart and beautifully designed action film. Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl and Jack Palance costar.


"Never Weaken"
1921, 19 min, USA, Dir: Harold Lloyd

Lloyd's final short film, and the third of five "thrill" pictures featuring his stunt climbing work (here he stumbles upon the girders of a high-rise building), follows a typically lovelorn Harold, who decides to commit suicide - and spends the majority of the film failing hilariously - when he hears his crush is to marry another. Scenes were filmed immediately adjacent to where the Egyptian Theatre was built in 1922, and where the Pig 'n Whistle was later built in 1927.


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