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Not to be confused with [[WesternAnimation/TheBatman the animated series of the same name]], nor the upcoming DCEU film that's been tentatively titled ''The Batman''.

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Not to be confused with [[WesternAnimation/TheBatman the animated series of the same name]], nor the upcoming DCEU Creator/MattReeves film that's been tentatively titled ''The Batman''.


The film is noteworthy as Franchise/{{Batman}}'s first film and live action depiction as well as being the inspiration for the [[Series/Batman1966 1960s TV show that popularized Batman.]] In addition, this film marked the first appearance, film or print, of the Batcave. It also spawned a sequel serial called ''Film/{{Batman and Robin|Serial}}''.

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The film is noteworthy as Franchise/{{Batman}}'s first film and live action depiction as well as being the inspiration for the [[Series/Batman1966 1960s TV show show]] that popularized Batman.]] Batman even further. In addition, this film marked the first appearance, film or print, of the Batcave. It also spawned a sequel serial called ''Film/{{Batman and Robin|Serial}}''.


The film is noteworthy as Franchise/{{Batman}}'s first film and live action depiction as well as being the inspiration for the [[Series/{{Batman}} 1960s TV show that popularized Batman.]] In addition, this film marked the first appearance, film or print, of the Batcave. It also spawned a sequel serial called ''Film/{{Batman and Robin|Serial}}''.

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The film is noteworthy as Franchise/{{Batman}}'s first film and live action depiction as well as being the inspiration for the [[Series/{{Batman}} [[Series/Batman1966 1960s TV show that popularized Batman.]] In addition, this film marked the first appearance, film or print, of the Batcave. It also spawned a sequel serial called ''Film/{{Batman and Robin|Serial}}''.


* HeelFaceTurn: Attempted by one of Daka's higher-ups. He then finds out Daka has an alligator pit, ''the hard way''.

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* HeelFaceTurn: Attempted by one of Daka's higher-ups. He then finds out Daka has an alligator pit, ''the ''[[HeelFaceDoorSlam the hard way''.way]]''.


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Not to be confused with [[WesternAnimation/TheBatman the animated series of the same name]], nor the upcoming DCEU film that's been tentatively titled ''Film/{{The Batman|2021}}''.

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Not to be confused with [[WesternAnimation/TheBatman the animated series of the same name]], nor the upcoming DCEU film that's been tentatively titled ''Film/{{The Batman|2021}}''.''The Batman''.


* FunnyInRetrospect: Batman infiltrates Dr. Daka's organization under the alias of Chuck White, or "Mr. White" if you will. Batman uses a variation of the favorite alias of ''the Joker.''


Not to be confused with [[WesternAnimation/TheBatman the animated series of the same name]], nor the upcoming Creator/MattReeves film tentatively with the same title.

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Not to be confused with [[WesternAnimation/TheBatman the animated series of the same name]], nor the upcoming Creator/MattReeves DCEU film that's been tentatively with the same title.
titled ''Film/{{The Batman|2021}}''.


* TheWallsAreClosingIn: One of the cliffhanger death-traps.

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* TheWallsAreClosingIn: One of the cliffhanger death-traps.death traps between Chapters 13 and 14.


The film is noteworthy as Franchise/{{Batman}}'s first film and live action depiction as well as being the inspiration for the [[Series/{{Batman}} 1960s TV show that popularized Batman.]] In addition, this film marked the first appearance, film or print, of the Batcave. It also spawned a sequel serial called ''Film/{{Batman and Robin|Serial}}''. Go to ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'' if you're looking for the animated Batman series of the same name.

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The film is noteworthy as Franchise/{{Batman}}'s first film and live action depiction as well as being the inspiration for the [[Series/{{Batman}} 1960s TV show that popularized Batman.]] In addition, this film marked the first appearance, film or print, of the Batcave. It also spawned a sequel serial called ''Film/{{Batman and Robin|Serial}}''. Go

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name]], nor the upcoming Creator/MattReeves film tentatively with the same title.


* GoodSmokingBadSmoking: Batman smokes as he hunts down the Japanese.

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* GoodSmokingBadSmoking: GoodSmokingEvilSmoking: Batman smokes as he hunts down the Japanese.


''The Batman'' (or simply ''Batman'') was a 15-chapter serial released in 1943 by Creator/ColumbiaPictures. The serial starred Lewis Wilson as Batman and Douglas Croft as Robin. J. Carrol Naish played the villain, an original character named Dr. Daka. Also starring Shirley Patterson as Linda Page (Bruce Wayne's love interest), and William Austin as Alfred.

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''The Batman'' (or simply ''Batman'') was a 15-chapter serial released in 1943 by Creator/ColumbiaPictures. The serial starred Lewis Wilson Creator/LewisWilson as Batman and Douglas Croft as Robin. J. Carrol Naish played the villain, an original character named Dr. Daka. Also starring Shirley Patterson as Linda Page (Bruce Wayne's love interest), and William Austin as Alfred.

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* GoodSmokingBadSmoking: Batman smokes as he hunts down the Japanese.


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* NobodyHereButUsStatues: Daka's headquarters are reached through a carnival ride of Japanese war atrocities. Immediately outside the secret entrance is a guard, who poses as one of the waxworks on the ride until he's required to stop people entering or leaving without permission.



* {{Yellowface}}: The Japanese Tito Daka is played by Irishman J. Carroll Naish.

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* {{Yellowface}}: The Japanese Tito Daka is played by Irishman J. Carroll Naish.Naish.
* YourCostumeNeedsWork: Two mechanics mistake Daka for one of the actors in his carnival ride, and tell him that while his costume's fine, [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall his accent needs work.]]

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