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How Tim Burton Gamed The Hollywood System To Get His Batman Movie Made

Looking back, it's somewhat astonishing that Tim Burton's 1989 film "Batman" was as big a hit as it was. The resulting film was odd in a way that wouldn't necessarily appeal to audiences today. What's more, "Batman" was strikingly violent. Characters bled. Compared to William Dozier's popular '66 TV series, this was a horror movie. But while "Batman" was a hit, it wasn't considered a sure thing during its production.

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