THE BAT WHISPERS
Dir: Roland West, 1930.
83 min. USA.
Special thanks to Milestone Films
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7TH – 10PM
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18TH – 7:30PM
(From June's ORIGINS OF BATMAN series)
The Bat, a hooded criminal mastermind who dares the police to catch him, has been terrifying the city. A bank is robbed, and the country estate of the aristocratic bank president becomes the center of mysterious happenings. Amidst thrills, chills and laughs, the stolen money is discovered and the Bat's secret identity is revealed!
The Bat Whispers is a classic "old dark house" comedy/mystery, featuring plenty of atmosphere and many innovative and breathtaking photographic effects, including some elaborately designed and constructed miniatures. Cited by Bob Kane as the influence for Batman, The Bat Whispers is filled with wonderful
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