Robin and Lost in Space
I'm such a sucker for these old worlds-in-collision shots from the Paramount backlot. Here, we have Robin (Burt Ward) from the classic "Batman" television series with Billy Mumy and Angela Cartwright from "Lost in Space." What I like about these shots - probably taken at lunchtime when everyone was hurrying off for a sandwich or pizza - is that everyone is in costume, immaculate, and appear just like they would on-screen. The appear to be standing in front of a "boulder" from "Lost in Space."
A little digging shows this picture was taken in 1966. Here's another one from the same meeting.
|Bill Mumy and Burt Ward on the set of "Batman." I don't know whose trailer that is in the background.|
This apparently was on the "Batman" set at 20th Century Fox Studios. Everyone always seems to have had a great time on the old sets, it doesn't look faked or show people gritting their teeth.
Let's not leave Adam West out of the picture!
|Bill Mumy and Adam West.|
Below is Adam West with another familiar face, the Green Hornet (Van Williams) relaxing with the Black Beauty.
|Everyone had fancy rides in the '60! Adam West and Van Williams with the Black Beauty car (The Everett Collection).|
I'll continue to post these old "worlds in collision" shots from time to time, they're a great halfway point between fantasy and reality.